Category Archives: Hot Wall

Hot Wall: Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones

I know I should probably say that it all started when I saw her in The Mask of Zorro, but honestly? It didn’t. I saw and loved The Mask of Zorro, but I didn’t know who the actress was. It wasn’t until Chicago that I became fascinated with Catherine Zeta-Jones (she also won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for that role, as well as the equivalent BAFTA and SAG awards). There was just something about her voice, her stage presence, her look. And then, when I watched the extras on the DVD, I discovered that she actually started out doing musical theatre, and I decided she was amazing. Continue reading

Hot Wall: David Tennant, Part 2

David Tennant

David Tennant, the Doctor

I adore David Tennant, and it really is a shame that his Hot Wall post is such a short little thing (it was my first of the Hot Wall posts, and I was still figuring out how to make it work). So, I’ve created this addition to the first.  Continue reading

Hot Wall: Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Oh, man, how I do love Neil Patrick Harris. I will be forever grateful to my senior year suitemate for introducing me to him (well, through Doogie Houser, M.D. and How I Met Your Mother). She would watch the episodes on her laptop, and I’d end up getting pulled in based solely on what I would overhear from across the room. Eventually, we just started watching the show together, starting with the first season. Continue reading

Hot Wall: Katherine Moennig

Kate Moennig

Kate Moennig played Shane McCutcheon on The L Word; she was basically the only reason why I even tried to watch the show (well, I mean, except for my brief-ish dyke stage in which I figured watching The L Word was practically mandatory). Continue reading

Hot Wall: Sam Tsui

Sam Tsui

Sam Tsui is my favorite of the YouTube artists I’ve found. He has an amazing voice, and he does incredible harmonies with himself. Plus, he’s adorable. Continue reading

Hot Wall: Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison is fantastic. He’s most well known for his part as Will Schuester on Glee, and frankly, that’s how I discovered him. I’m a bit ambivalent about his character, but there’s no denying that Morrison is extremely talented. Continue reading

The Magic That Is Darren Criss

Darren Criss

I’ve discovered a new favorite. Favorite what, I’m not entirely certain — favorite actor, favorite singer, favorite sorta-celebrity, favorite random-recent-college-grad-I-don’t-actually-know. All I know is that Darren Criss is, if you’ll pardon the A Very Potter Musical allusion, totally awesome. Continue reading

The Goddess That Is Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn is one of Bryn Mawr’s most beloved alumnae. She started our tradition of skinny-dipping in the Cloisters. We watch The Philadelphia Story every May Day. I’d make a nod to the title of my post and nickname her Athena, but I think that borders just a bit too close to sacrilege. Continue reading

Hot Wall: John Barrowman

John Barrowman

John Barrowman, Captain Jack Harkness — both pretty freaking awesome. I first saw John Barrowman in Doctor Who, but I only really noticed him once I started watching Torchwood (I’m chalking it up to being utterly distracted by David Tennant in the later seasons and being in favor of Nine/Rose in the first). Continue reading

Hot Wall: Alex Kingston

Alex Kingston

I’m on a bit of a Doctor Who kick right now, but I adore Alex Kingston. She plays River Song. Despite being in only six episodes, she’s become one of my favorite characters in the show, second (third? fourth?) only to the Doctor (10 definitely, 11 maybe, possibly 9). Frankly, after the first episode (well, two episodes — it was a two-parter, Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead), I was hooked. Continue reading