Lauren recently did two gorgeous photoshoots, one for Health Magazine and one for So It Goes. In honor of those shoots, I had a new header and theme designed. Since Lauren spends a lot of her professional career covered in zombie guts, I wanted to show her elegant and glamorous side. I hope you enjoy it.
Thanks sooo much to my amazingly creative friends Jay at Edge Designs, who designed the header (and yes, she takes orders!) and helped with the color edits, and Kaci Elizabeth for the theme edits. Please check out their pages!!
We’ve officially made it, everyone! We’ve arrived today to the final edition of our Golden Globes Preview Series, or at least the part of it where we spotlight our own personal picks for nominees. We’ll still have the result of the reader vote a little bit later on down the road on December 1, and to go along with that, there is also still to come the actual nominees being announced on December 12. At some point between then and the start of the actual Globes on January 8, we’ll more than likely be looking at much of this field further.
In closing off our category previews today, we’re talking a one here in Best Supporting Actress which is certainly one of the more complicated ones that you’re going to find, if for no other reason than that you’re looking at a multitude of different genres, and a field that in general really deserves to be split up. (Who hasn’t the Hollywood Foreign Press done that already?) Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen here to the detriment of everyone who’s going to be snubbed on our list. We know we’re being redundant in mentioning once more the abundance of great people from top to bottom, but it’s so true and there are such a wide array of quality people to choose from.
Best Supporting Actress
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Roanoke” (FX) – While we’re not going to attest to “Roanoke” being a perfect season, we will state that it is a far superior overall product than the two or three seasons that came before it … with Bates’ performance as the Butcher / deranged actress Agnes being a huge part of the reason why. This is Bates at her best, milking every second of screen time and alternating between being reasonably-kind and relatable to utterly terrifying and dangerous.
Lauren Cohan, “The Walking Dead” (AMC) – We knew that there would be a vast amount of heartache in Cohan’s performance of Maggie, given all that she went through before before the season 6 finale and also what transpired afterward. Yet, at the same time there’s also been a source of strength and inspiration there, as we’ve had a chance to look further at the full extent of her journey, and precisely how far she’s come from the character she was back when we first got to know her during the Hershel’s Farm era. Cohan’s work has always been to a certain degree underrated, and we hope that this marks more of an opportunity for her to walk into the spotlight.
In a very special feature to So It Goes online, Issue 5 alum, Norman Reedus talks to Walking Dead friend, co-star and zombie apocalypse survivor Lauren Cohan, a.k.a, Maggie Greene.
Shot by So It Goes creative director, James Wright, and contributing photographer Toby Knott.
If you’ve somehow managed to thus far steer clear of new season spoilers, then proceed with caution…
LAUREN COHAN: I was, I think we all were at probably episode of 9 of last year. You don’t get more used to losing people. I think we are still trying to…
NR: Yeah, I’ll never get used to it. What is the impact of losing Glenn (Steven Yeun) your co-star, whom you’ve worked with so closely from the beginning?
LC: It hit the hardest when we go through a moment on or off the show all together, but without some of our friends…when you have big moments and you want to celebrate, that is when I feel it the most. And when I see all the tribute videos fans make online.
NR: Do you think – to some degree – that shows nowadays, in a similar vein to Game of Thrones, need that air of unpredictability to retain viewers?
LC: I think it’s more the attachment to the people that keeps people invested but I’d be lying if I didn’t also say it was the shock factor.
NR: I hate that it’s like Survivor.
LC: Like American Idol with zombies…
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