Thursday, October 27, 2011

Fuckin Barkin

Ellen Barkin is a broad in the truest sense. Some women are ladies, some gals, some chicks. But it takes a special kind of lady to be a broad. And Ellen, she is a real broad. She is also the world’s latest unlikely Twitter phenomenon. Part of this is due to her salty language, which falls somewhere between trucker and “Deadwood.” But part is also because she, like the true broad that she is, simply does not hold back for anyone’s sake – even her own. And that makes for some pretty entertaining tweeting. Take, for example, this small representative sampling:


She loves to say “fuck” and she hates the mornings. Truly a broad after my own heart.

Now if you’re familiar with Ellen’s work, her saucy language and saucy everything else should be no surprise. She’s famous for playing tough, and hot, broads. It’s something about that delightfully crooked smile. The right side of her lips Cheshire cats up with mischief while the left plays it cool through whatever comes. Plus there’s that delicious squint. And I’m really not kidding about the hot. Remember That Scene in “The Big Easy.” Then there’s That Scene from “Mercy.” Now, warning, this scene will leave you both hot and bothered – as the whole movie will. Though sadly more on the bothered side because let’s just say it does not end well for all parties involved. Nor does this clip. But heavens it’s fun while it lasts.

Like I was saying, one tough, hot broad. Now, Twitter being Twitter, everything isn’t exactly perfect on Ellen’s feed. She is a serial crazy abbreviator, especially recently (I’m not big on crazy abbreviations, frenz). And she is also a serial retweeter. Just because the RT button exists, doesn’t mean one should go abusing it. But Ms. Barkin’s droll 140s still have enough zing in them to keep me coming back. I mean, fuk ‘em if they can’t take a joke – right?

Gosh, doesn’t she seem liked she’d be a hoot to be friends with. And not just Twitter friends either.

p.s. Just so you don’t have to leave it to your imagination, this is how Peta Wilson picked up that woman with the beautiful gold necklace.

12 comments:

;) babs said...

Ellen Barkin is sooo cool!

whatever happened to Peta Wilson?

Anonymous said...

I also fondly remember Ellen Barkin and Jodie Fosters kiss in another not so great movie 'Siesta'.

And Ellen Barkin was all kinds of fun to watch in another cheesy film called 'Switch'

Ellen Barkin has had some good, some very good, some bad and some very bad films, but in all of them she has always stood out - Ellen Barkin really does personify the term 'broad.'

All her 'F' words make me think she could give Dexter's Debra Morgan a run for her money when it comes to having a trucker mouth.

Jess said...

Seriously should not watch that clip at work...not that my work would frown upon nudity, but now I am going to be thinking about hot lesbian sex all day...makes for a very long day.

montglanechess said...

I knew Peta Wilson was fairly awesome, but I had a definite fangirl moment over the "Mercy" clip. And yes, whatever happened to her? Off to IMDB! I love this blog. /happy sigh

egghead said...

Egads, Snarker woman, you are hitting all the right buttons. Mercy! Suspect you are a woman with a broad range of interests.

I know Peta (Nikita) inside and out, and almost same is true with the Barkin.

And.

Your Maria Bello write up was spot on (oh my, the "leaning" point was so sexy and I will forever more notice "leans" from here on out, till the universe ends.) And may I just add, Bello's character loves to torture (gets under the skin of the boyfriends ex-wife (who is OCD) by honing in on her insecurities "better lock your window sashes tonight there's a killer on the loose" -- reminds me of one of my ex's.) This is why I find Bello's character SO endearing -- has no time for bs in any hostile environment. NONE. Is SHE a broad? Oh yeah, and then some (she will cut a bitch).

Oh my, this was about Barkin. She is also friends with Sarandon. A tight knit group.

Anonymous said...

I love Ellen Barkin and her tweets are pretty fuckin fabulous. ;)

She was brilliant in "Drop Dead Gorgeous", as Kirsten Dunst's trailer trash mom - she and Allison Janney had the best lines in that movie. Hilarious!

Mia said...

jeez shes hilarious!

nice!

Shasta said...

Ditto to most of that, but hooray for the underrated and very sexy Wendy Crewson. Why does Santa Claus have the hottest wives?! Elizabeth Mitchell. Yum!

Faux Pas said...

Peta Wilson appeared on CSI Miami as a club owner. With all due respect, she has not aged well.

cocoro38 said...

oh, is she an actor?
I just looked other people's comment.

alex dumas said...

Thank you for some Wendy Crewson!

Hannah said...

I Love her. Her tweets are just hilarious. She just tweeted us this too.

http://twitter.com/#!/EllenBarkin/status/133287674361548800

Ha!