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Lena Dunham Finds the Only Woman Capable of Fixing Her Image: The Real-Life Olivia Pope

By Vivian Kane | Pajiba Love | January 19, 2015 |

By Vivian Kane | Pajiba Love | January 19, 2015 |

No one does red carpet like Terry Crews. This is a fact. (GFY)

ABC is getting ready to premiere Fresh Off the Boat, which will be the first Asian-American television sitcom in 20 years. (We miss you Margaret Cho!) This TV reporter was super interested to know how the show will portray Asian culture… like with chopsticks and stuff? Just goes to show, ask a racist question, get your ass publicly embarrassed. (Uproxx)

While we’re on the subject, this piece from last week is the awesome first person account of Eddie Huang watching ABC pour a thick coat of whitewashed, saccharine blandness over his entire life in the creation of that show. (Vulture)

I always got the impression that Lena Dunham played up her controversial nature, but maybe she’s hit her limit. She’s now hired the real-life inspiration for Scandal to fix up her image. That job is gonna take a lot of wine and a lot of white hats. (Jezebel)

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence seem to be back together. Or maybe they never even broke up. It’s a whole conspiracy based around shared desserts. (DListed)

By now you’re probably familiar with that company that offered to send glitter bombs to people you hate. Here’s what it’s like to be on the receiving end. Watch to the end for slo-mo. It’s worth it. (Daily Dot)

Mindy Kaling is a single woman in her 30s which means that all interview questions must be about her thoughts on marriage. It’s like a media law. (Celebitchy)

Reality show star and fitness expert Greg Plitt was struck by a train and killed while shooting a commercial this weekend. (CNN)

What are your thoughts on this Cross-Whedonverse Universal Slayer Theory? (Unreality)

Even the best actors have been a part of some truly shitty movies. Yes, even you, Meryl Streep. Here are the worst movies this year’s Oscar nominees have been in. (Phactual)

Faintingviolet received a lovely tweet from author Sarah Mayberry on her book review of The Other Side of Us. This tweet is just one of many interactions that Cannonballers have had with authors over the years. It’s not too late to sign up for Cannonball Read 7 and get your favorite author to take notice. (Cannonball Read 7)

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