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Viral Video: Meryl Streep on Lisa Kudrow's "Web Therapy"

BoomTown is a big fan of Lisa Kudrow’s Internet-only series, “Web Therapy.”

In the all-improv three-minute episodes, the former “Friends” star channels a prickly and decidedly odd therapist named Fiona Wallice, who does her sessions via online video chat.

It is destined to be a cable television show, but, so far, Kudrow has managed to attract a spate of celebrities to “Web Therapy.”

And she scored big tonight in the third-season premiere, with a guest appearance by Meryl Streep.

She plays Camilla Bowner, a sexual-orientation therapist.

The pair are, needless to say, a match made in Web heaven.

Here is a preview of the show, which posts in its entirety later today:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work