2017 is fast approaching, and with it, a slew of expectations that it will somehow treat us better than the past year. My own 2016 was filled with highs and lows. Highs: I got to travel more (and often for free) than I have in ages. I moved to a new city. I got more… Read More An Ode To The Feminist TV Heroines I’m Invoking In 2017
It’s been over a year since many of us bid adieu to some of our favorite imaginary friends: the cast of Mad Men. It was a bittersweet ending, filled with sad goodbyes, surprising new couples, pleasantly unexpected plot twists, and a semi-ambiguous ending (spoiler alert: he totally came back and did Coca-Cola). Even better, there were… Read More Feminist Binge Watch: How To Survive Life After Mad Men
This morning I woke up to this story on my feed about Saturday Night Live covering the topic of feminism. The sketch, which featured Ariana Grande and most if not all the women on SNL, was about how the group wanted to write a feminist song but how it got a bit problematic on the… Read More Can There Be A Feminist Song? Sure There Can!
NOTE: I’d like to preface this by stating that I have yet to read Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, so I’m unsure of how much the film adaptation veers from the original story. Also, there WILL be spoilers. You’ve been warned. Anna Karenina is the tragic story of what happens when a woman is not allowed… Read More Feminist Flix: Or How Feminism Could Have Saved Anna Karenina
For the past few months, Netflix kept recommending I watch a program called Rita. I didn’t know anything about the show, except it had high ratings and starred a blonde woman who reminds me of a Danish Linda Hamilton. I kept watching other shows until one night, after binge-watching all of Broad City (yet another show you… Read More Feminist Binge Watch: Why You Need To Watch Netflix’s ‘Rita’