Bold Face: Dark Comedy

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.


Sometimes the funniest things can also be kind of horrifying. In this edition of Bold Face we feature the stars of three television shows that highlight the darkest of humor...

The hit HBO comedy series Silicon Valley is back with Season 2 which premieres on April 12. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company called Pied Piper in the cut throat environment of Silicon Valley. T.J. Miller stars as entrepreneur Erlich Bachman, who led the team’s initial presentation at TechCrunch Disrupt at the end of Season 1. Pied Piper wins the competition’s cup and the $50,000 prize. See what the group is up to in Season 2. T.J. Miller in the Dragon Marquis sunglasses from Marchon...

Shameless is a comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. A remake of the award-winning British series, the series depicts the dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher, a single father of six children. While he spends his days drunk, his kids learn to take care of themselves. Emmy Rossum plays Fiona Gallagher, the eldest of the Gallagher children, and the main protagonist of the series. Most of the responsibility for child-rearing has fallen on her shoulders, forcing her to drop out of high school in her junior year. She works a few dead-end minimum-wage jobs to support her five siblings. The fifth season just wrapped up at the beginning of the month and Rossum was recently snapped in the Loree Rodkin Blake sunglasses from Sama Eyewear...

Scream Queen is an upcoming horror/comedy TV show from the creators of American Horror Story, expected to air on Fox in the fall. The first season will be centered on a college campus that is rocked by a series of murders. Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, Keke Palmer and Abigail Breslin were all announced as series regulars, with Ariana Grande and Nick Jonas appearing in recurring roles. Sadly(?), Manganiello had to depart the series, due to publicity obligations for his upcoming film Magic Mike XXL and Oliver Hudson was hired as his replacement. Before his departure, Manganiello was snapped on the set wearing the John Varvatos V336 frames from REM Eyewear.