Tina Fey? Amy Poehler?? Why I Can’t Wait for the Golden Globes
Feminism / TV

Tina Fey? Amy Poehler?? Why I Can’t Wait for the Golden Globes

Words cannot adequately express my excitement that Amy Poehler & Tina Fey will be hosting this Sunday’s Golden Globes. Am I excited because two women will be hosting? Two feminists? Two hilariously funny people? Yes, yes and yes. Continue reading

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Is Feminism Funnier and Less Serious? How Snarky Feminism Is Making Strides
Feminism

Is Feminism Funnier and Less Serious? How Snarky Feminism Is Making Strides

Originally published at Fem2pt0. Is feminism becoming funnier and less serious? Is that a blow to women’s rights? Last month, Slate Double X’s Katie Roiphe wonders “if the era of earnest popular feminism is over.” She declares a new era of “Mockery Feminism,” in which feminists use humor to ridicule sexism. Roiphe bolsters her argument … Continue reading

Feminism / Films / TV

Viola Davis Rules the Night: Women, Race & Gender at the 2012 SAG Awards

Originally published at Bitch Flicks. Lately, it seems awards shows vacillate between moments of cringe-inducing sexism and feminist clarity. And the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were no different. Stripped of pomp and circumstance, with no host, the SAG Awards focus strictly on acting in TV and films. As with most media I consume, some parts … Continue reading