As many of you know, this website was founded on an inside joke about Robert Sean Leonard. And for the year and a half that The Niche has been active, I've played along, despite having very limited exposure to Robert Sean Leonard's oeuvre. By this I mean Harry and Ashleigh invited me over one night … Continue reading Y’all Mind If I Drink This Whole Thing of Cranberry Vodka and Watch Dead Poets Society?
One year ago today a few of us (five of us to be exact) asked: What if we reimagine the HBO show The Young Pope as a Netflix show where Robert Sean Leonard plays a fictionalized version of himself, a semi-famous gay Jewish Broadway actor who discovers that he is the long-lost twin of the … Continue reading Being Pope Leonard: Birthday Edition
Aaron Sorkin wrote a Broadway version of To Kill a Mockingbird. You may know Aaron for his works that start with "The": The West Wing, The Newsroom, The Social Network. By contrast his works that lacked the "The" haven't taken off as much: Sports Night? Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip? I guess Moneyball was a success … Continue reading Titles for Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird that Start with “The”
Here are seven different cakes with the words "Robert Pope Leonard" written on them, ranked from most to least cosmically powerful. 7. Harry went to the trouble of buying a cake, purchasing icing, obtaining piping tools, and writing ROBERT POPE LEONARD by hand in hot pink on this cake, but then couldn't be fucked to … Continue reading We Wrote “Robert Pope Leonard” on Seven Different Cakes. What Happened Next Will Warm Your Heart.
HBO's "The Young Pope" was such an interesting and meme-worthy show but it left you with all sorts of unanswered questions. You're asking: What if this weren't an HBO drama at all? What if it were a Netflix comedy called Robert Pope Leonard (RPL)? What if Robert Sean Leonard (RSL), the American actor best known … Continue reading What if the HBO Show “The Young Pope” Were a Netflix Show Called “Robert Pope Leonard”? What then?
To Our Comrade, Robert L (S Leonard), Scoffer at this Niche On this February 28th at 1AM, we thought it best to pay homage to the birthday sweaterboy himself: Robert Lawrence "Sean" Leonard. He's had some poignant moments, and we've ranked a list of highlights for you. Here at The Niche, RSL is a well-established gender icon, … Continue reading What We’re Reading at 1AM: RSL Edition
All of these actors have previously shown that they have the kind of chemistry that I think is crucial to pull off two of the greatest roles in contemporary American theatre, Louis Ironson and Prior Walter. #1: Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield Louis: JE Prior: AG Note: Yes, I know that Andrew Garfield is in … Continue reading Five Pairs of Actors I’d Like To See Play Louis and Prior from Angels in America
I feel like this one doesn’t need too much explanation. Bobby, I gotta say: you are a transmasc icon. Actually, you know what? This one makes me feel even more lesbian, somehow. That pose he’s got going on, and the button-down shirt with the top button undone, and his hair looking like that all manage … Continue reading 7 Images of Young Robert Sean Leonard That Make Me Feel Insecure in My Gender Identity
A collection of things that Robert Pope Leonard would say in his first address to the Vatican in the hypothetical hit series Being Pope Leonard. I’m going food shopping right now after we’re done. Vienna fingers I like, shredded wheat is my favorite cereal. Um, I usually get turkey burgers. I like turkey burgers. They’re quick. … … Continue reading Robert Sean Leonard Quotes as Addressed to the Vatican