, the HBO series created by Lena Dunham, which just scooped up the Golden Globe for Best TV Series in time for the start of its second season.
It’s magical if you ask anyone who has ever fallen in love—it’s the greatest.
Now I have more of a grasp on the fact that when you’re in a state of infatuation and you think everything that person does is perfect, it then — if you’re lucky — morphs into a real relationship when you see that that person is not in fact perfect, but you still want to see them every day.” Having been photographed together at the Grammy Awards, West stated in an interview back in February that he and Swift would be “going into the studio together”, but now, speaking to ET, Swift has described the team-up as still in its infancy.
I also loved spending time reading and writing, so when it came time to really figure out what I wanted to do, I put those two loves together and my family was very supportive. You’re not pregnant, you’re just going to go write TV.”. There’s nothing wrong with a Web series, but my thing was that for someone to say that Lena Dunham can have a show on HBO about her experiences and what it means to be a 20-something trying to figure out life, why does Lena Waithe have to have a Web series? I wanted to tell a story that would humanize these headlines. Your California Privacy Rights The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached, or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast.
[Creators] Aziz [Ansari] and Alan Yang told Allison, who was their casting director, that they just wanted her to send them interesting people their way.
We asked them to discuss, via Skype, how the heck they manage to get anything done. Lena Dunham: But you look so nice since you rested for your birthday.
Apatow: Well, I got a haircut for my run of publicity. Dunham: You gave me my plan for my hair, and I’m sticking to it: You said I should grow it out and then we can noodle with it.
caught up with Waithe via phone and talked about the hit show, what might happen in season two, and her favorite TV series of all time. It’s getting rave reviews and people seem to really like it. I am chilling in my apartment at the moment and writing something for—I guess I can say this now—I’m writing something for Lena Dunham’s book with her producing partner, Jenni Konner, who I used to work for, actually. So aside from being an actor, you’re also a writer? A lot of Instagram heart emojis and all that good stuff. I went to a very hipster grocery store as they are here in L. We were trying to buy some free-range chicken, and the cashier was like, “I just got through binge-watching you.” A ton of queer women of color have been so happy and excited. I know people are watching it, but I have no idea how many people have watched it. Let’s talk about that pilot that you wrote a few years ago, . I had this script that was these three black girls, all 20-somethings, all living in Los Angeles. Jezebel wrote about it, Refinery29 did a whole piece about it.
I was sort of a weirdo, because when I was 7, I realized I wanted to be a television writer. I sent Aziz a text message saying: “The black gay female community is very happy with you.”Is there going to be a season two? We don’t know if there is going to be a season two. All of a sudden, I was the “black Lena Dunham.”Well, you also happen to share the same first name.
That’s what Steve Jobs would be doing if he were alive–working on an invisible, middle-of-screen camera. Apatow: I like to watch cuts on a computer with the Microsoft Word file open and take notes as I’m watching.
Dunham: So, the two of us do most of our work on the phone. When we write episodes together, we stay up late talking.
Denise has become an instant fan favorite, and many are wondering where they can next see her. Everyone was like, “You’re a young kid, you have a great voice, but is the world really ready for three black hipster girls who aren’t only influenced by black culture?