Month: September 2012

josh radnor, ‘liberal arts’ star, talks books, college and the end of ‘how i met your mother’

You probably met Josh Radnor as Ted Mosby on long-running sitcom “How I Met Your Mother,” but he’d like the chance to re-introduce himself. Radnor’s sophomore feature effort, “Liberal Arts” (out in limited release Friday), concerns the angst of a 35-year-old New York admissions counselor, Jesse (played by Radnor, who also wrote and directed the film), who graduated from […] Read more…

for a good time, call lauren anne miller

“Just keep it in your room.” That’s what For a Good Time, Call… co-star/co-writer/co-producer Lauren Anne Miller told her then-roommate, Katie Anne Naylon, when Naylon admitted that she held a job as a phone sex operator to earn cash. Nowadays, Miller and Naylon are far from their Florida State University dorm room, but they’re still making dirty […] Read more…

bachelorette’s leslye headland: ‘you’re just not gonna be okay’

Writer and director Leslye Headland’s Bachelorette is a female ensemble comedy that culminates in a wedding, but Headland doesn’t want it confused with Bridesmaids or any of the other recent pack of funny-lady flicks. In fact, she’d rather not be thought of as a female writer at all. “When I first started getting read and I started having [meetings] and Bachelorette made The […] Read more…

for a good time, call ari graynor

One of the cardinal rules of phone sex, as explained in the new indie comedy “For a Good Time, Call…” is this: Don’t lead the conversation to a sexy place until the other person does. While speaking with Ari Graynor, the film’s star and executive producer, who may be most familiar from the recent release […] Read more…