I have some exciting news, folks: I'm getting an MFA in TV writing. My mission: To change the way women's stories are depicted in popular culture. I did a lot of soul searching after the election last year and realized that: I must urgently devote my life to making sure this never happens again, and … Continue reading Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to tell women’s stories on TV I go
Where are the adult female characters who march to their own beat, who exist beyond the frame of a man's adoration?
I rushed out to see it, but unfortunately, it fails to live up to the smart feminist standard set by Schumer's TV show.
My life is filled with smart, funny women. Why can't I find more characters like them on TV and in the movies??
I saw Bridesmaids on Friday night with a theater full of women in comedy, an outing organized by G.L.O.C. or Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy. Walking home through Union Square a few minutes after the closing credits, on a cool spring evening, I was happy and nostalgic, flashing back to an afternoon more than twenty years earlier...