Bitter Pills & Wrong Turns
Plagued by worry, Tinsel turns on her camera in search of some middle-of-the-night comfort and companionship. With the rest of the world asleep and with no one to perform for, she instead lets down her guard and lets loose some long-kept secrets.
Tinsel returns full-speed from the hiatus caused by the embarrassing on-air "haiku incident", offering up her opinionated opinions on a range of topics from white plastic sunglass to Uggs and, of course, her favorite least-favorite topic of all: her mother.
After a rude encounter at LA's trendiest supermarket, Tinsel rants about the average LA denizen's need for personal space. Especially in the produce aisle.
Tinsel enlists the help of her followers with the most crucial aspects of any Hollywood audition: choosing the right eyeshadow and the perfect head shot.
A bad morning leads to a hopeful afternoon after Tinsel returns home from auditioning for a remake of "The Birds" where she met a TC: Totally Cold casting director with a TW: Totally Weird name.
Creaking floorboards and another frustrating bout of insomnia give Tinsel time to rethink some thoughts on her life in LA and her place in Hollywood where candlelight and a flashlight app help shed light on these new revelations.
After another filed audition, Tinsel asks herself an important question, but might not stick around long enough for her own answer.
Tinsel's grim, grey mood is brightened with the arrival of a very special guest, her beloved grandmother, proving once and for all that the sun can enter a room even through a locked bedroom door and that grandmother's are the cure to just about every ill.
A disastrous audition for a remake of "The Birds" leaves Tinsel fuming, fumbling and determined to prove that in LA, cuteness counts. For everything.
In an effort to prove her talents and disprove "that heinous director" from the disastrous audition for a remake of “The Birds”, Tinsel reluctantly invites a looooong-awaited guest to the show: Her mother.
In the last Diary Webisode and with no one to impress or perform for, Tinsel has her most honest moment yet, and makes a series of very intimate confessions to both her viewers and herself.
Tinsel, channeling the inspirational Cindy Brady from “The Brady Bunch”, has an eye-opening (and nose-opening) realization: her show is missing the one crucial element common to all great television shows…a great theme song.
Determined to move forward from the brutally embarrassing online fight with her mother, Tinsel is all business-as-usual today except for one small thing: today is anything but usual. This one ends with a thud AND a bang. A very big bang.
Old wounds are exposed and new ones tended to as Tinsel finds comfort and consolation from the one person who seems to understand her: her gram.
With encouragement from her gram and inspiration from a classic TV theme song, Tinsel and Grace hatch a plan for a comeback the size of which Tinsel never dreamt possible.