A Cul-de-Sac Victory Lap

February 2015
Back Stage (1946-5440);2/5/2015, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p18
Trade Publication
The article features actress Busy Philipps, who starred in the television (TV) series "Freaks and Geeks" in 2002, and "Cougar Town." She talks about being out of a job after completing the sixth and final season of "Cougar Town" in December 2014, her experience of being cast for "Freaks and Geeks," and learning the importance of expanding her own talent pool. Philipps also discusses how she got into the TV series "ER" in 2006 and became part of the "Cougar Town" cast.


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