Taylor is a TV writer for Bustle who can often be found rambling about old Saturday Night Live sketches or re-watching the same John Mulaney stand-up special for the eight-hundredth time. She has also published work for ABC News, Pittsburgh Magazine, Southeast Ohio Magazine, and her beloved college paper, The Post at Ohio University.

Tom Felton Wants To Play James Bond One Day, But First He's Going To Outer Space

Tom Felton has proven time and again that he's so much more than Draco Malfoy, his brooding, villainous and complicated Harry Potter alter ego. But still, it’s impossible to deny that his portrayal of the iconic character is what cultivated a fan…
By Taylor Maple

This British Comedy Staple Coming To HBO Is Awkward In All The Best Ways

American television could always use a healthy dose of British humor, and as Sally4Ever heads to HBO on Nov. 11, we’ll be getting just that. The show, co-produced by Sky Atlantic in the U.K. and spearheaded by comedian Julia Davis, tells a tale of…
By Taylor Maple

Netflix's 'Westside' Shows What It's *Really* Like To Be A Struggling Musician

Westside is the latest docuseries to hit Netflix, but as it debuts on Nov. 9, it’s definitely going to feel a little different than what you might expect out of a reality show. It’s more cinematic, a little grittier, and based on trailers, feels…
By Taylor Maple

'Beat' Uses Its Main Character To Expose A Terrifying (And Real) Black Market

In Amazon’s new German-language series, Beat, Robert Schlag is tasked with helping police infiltrate the underground world of Berlin’s techno scene. It’s filled with long, wild nights, plenty of clubbing, and … an illegal organ smuggling ring? It’s…
By Taylor Maple

How 'Westside' Breaks The Mold Of Every Other Music Reality Show

Netflix has certainly built a reputation for groundbreaking documentary series (looking at you, Making A Murderer), but with Westside, they’re pushing the format to new and interesting heights. A cross between a reality show and large-scale music…
By Taylor Maple

Amazon's 'Beat' Takes A Real Look At Berlin's Club Scene, But With One Dangerous Twist

Amazon’s newest series dives deep into the techno scene of Berlin, where Robert Schlag, aka the titular “Beat,” has been recruited to be an undercover operative for a secret European agency. Apparently, his connections to those within the city's…
By Taylor Maple

Why The ‘Love, Actually’ Soundtrack Is One Of The Most Underrated Christmas Albums Around

The holiday season holds a lot of constants within it. Between last minute gift shopping, scurrying back and forth to visit friends and family, and indulging in all the recipes and traditions you can get your hands on, there's hardly time to take a…
By Taylor Maple

A New True Crime Doc Explores The Story Of Dee Dee & Gypsy Blanchard Once More

Sometimes, extreme circumstances can push people to commit unimaginable crimes, and that’s what allegedly happened in the case of Gypsy and Dee Dee Blanchard. According to the Springfield News-Leader, Gypsy and her boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn, were…
By Taylor Maple

Why ‘The Purge’ Franchise Could Have A *Very* Bright Future Ahead Of It

After a four-film, five-year run, The Purge made its way from the big screen to the small for USA Network's TV series of the same name. It carries with it the same premise — on one day each year, crime is made legal, leading to terrifying,…
By Taylor Maple

Why Busy Philipps' Talk Show Should Seriously Be Part Of Your Nightly Self Care Routine

If you’ve paid any attention to her social media presence, then Busy Philipps probably already feels like one of your best friends — or at least someone you'd get really excited to see across the room at a party you weren't sure you wanted to go to…
By Taylor Maple

Khloe's Comments On 'KUWTK' Show She Didn't Want Drama Interfering With True's Birth

By the time the episode aired on television, most fans of the Kardashian-Jenner clan were already aware of the scandal that was eventually rock this season of the family's reality show. It was intense to watch the events unfold as news broke in…
By Taylor Maple

Cathy Durant Doesn't Forget Who Pushed Her Down Those Stairs — And Why — In 'House Of Cards'

Frank Underwood wronged a lot of people during his now-defunct tenure on House of Cards. It's almost impossible to quantify how much blood is on his hands at this point, but one person's fate at his hands still remains unclear. As you refresh before…
By Taylor Maple

Diane Lane’s ‘House Of Cards’ Character Might Actually Be More Ruthless Than Claire

Amidst one notable absence from the House of Cards cast this season, there are a few new additions to be excited about. Diane Lane’s character on House of Cards is kind of an enigma at first — it’s hard to decipher whether she’s friend or foe to…
By Taylor Maple

Here's When To Expect 'Homecoming' Season 2

If you’re obsessed with Julia Roberts’ latest project, in which she plays a conflicted caseworker at a secret government facility, then you’re in luck — more episodes are guaranteed, but it’s still unclear exactly when Homecoming will return for…
By Taylor Maple

Claire Underwood Decorated Her 'House Of Cards' Oval Office With This Feminist Icon's Work

Claire Underwood is a flawed, terrifying, powerful woman who finds herself situated in House of Cards’ fictional White House, and in true character, she’s got an Oval Office to drive that point home. There are “lady quotes” on Claire’s office rug,…
By Taylor Maple

Frank Underwood's Cause Of Death On 'House Of Cards' Just Keeps Getting More Complicated

Spoilers ahead for House of Cards Episode 3. Once Netflix announced that they would not cast Kevin Spacey in the last season of House of Cards due to sexual assault allegations against the actor, as reported by CNN, it became clear that the writers…
By Taylor Maple

How 'House of Cards' Season 6 Moved Forward Without Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey was long the face of Netflix’s House of Cards, but last year, all of that changed. As reported by BuzzFeed News, the network cut ties with him after an actor came forward with allegations that Spacey took advantage of him when he was 14…
By Taylor Maple

Why Thatcher’s Return To ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Carries So Much Baggage

Meredith Grey's childhood was a whirlwind of trauma that eventually lead to her signature "dark and twisty" personality, and a big chunk of that lingering resentment focuses on her father, Thatcher Grey, played by Jeff Perry. It was reported over…
By Taylor Maple

The ‘Haunting Of Hill House’ Costumes Actually Reveal So Much About Those Hidden Ghosts

In the mere weeks since it hit Netflix, The Haunting of Hill House has become a bona fide sensation. Aside from its jolting scares and moving commentary on family and trauma, much of the show's magic comes from its attention to detail. Everything…
By Taylor Maple

The Way 'This Is Us' Producers Cast Kate & Toby's Puppy Is Straight Out Of A Disney Movie

Sometimes, in the midst of all the heartbreak and drama of prime time television, you need a little comfort. And Audio, Kate and Toby's dog on This Is Us, is definitely a reassuring presence. During Kate and Toby’s relationship ups and downs,…
By Taylor Maple