@#$% AND YES. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has finally corrected a grave injustice and given Tatiana Maslany, the uber-talented star of Orphan Black her first—but long overdue—nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Clone dance party, everyone!
We can now add "award-winning" to Tatiana Maslany's name. This week, the Orphan Black star won a Critics' Choice TV Award, generating buzz that she could receive an Emmy nod, which, if there is any justice in the entertainment world, she will.
Last night's Emmy awards left a lot of genre fans feeling disappointed: Lost was snubbed left and right, along with True Blood and a few others. But there were also some amazing geek shout-outs.
Six years ago, David Cope destroyed one of the world's most talented composers. Her name was Emmy, and she'd written thousands of musical scores that were indistinguishable from classics by Mozart. But Emmy's younger, brighter daughter named Emily lives on.