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Allison Janney Finds Satisfaction in ‘Masters of Sex’

Posted on 09/29/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentIf you have any qualms about watching nudity, masturbation and copulation, Showtime’s Masters of Sex, premiering tonight (9/29), is not for you. The miniseries about pioneering sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson shows us wired-up subjects giving their all for science, stroke by stroke, surging past taboos like Masters and Johnson did, climaxing in a heady new experience. Even for Showtime, it’s breathtaking stuff — yet Allison Janney is convinced, “The public is going to embrace this, they’re going …

Nixon Movies to Watch as You Mark Watergate’s 40th Anniversary

Posted on 06/14/2012 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentCan it really be 40 years ago this weekend that the bungled “third-rate burglary” at the Watergate Hotel marked the beginning of the end for a President of the United States? Richard Nixon was already a polarizing figure when his efforts to cover up the White House-Watergate connection were first hatched. But his astonishing fall from power is the stuff of high drama—and it’s not surprising that to this day Hollywood’s most gifted actors seem compelled to take a shot …