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Women

  1. halloween
    12 Great Movies Exploring the Unique Horror of Being a WomanThis Halloween, the call is coming from inside the house, and by “the house,” we mean the patriarchy.
  2. backstories
    How 50 Famous Female Characters Were Described in Their ScreenplaysAll the surprising ways these well-known characters were introduced on the page.
  3. A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los AngelesWomen in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are […]
  4. Former Adult Swim Employee: ‘Our Boss Had Said He’d Never Let a Woman Be […]Back in June, we took a closer look at Adult Swim’s slate of upcoming TV projects and discovered that out of 47 series creators, there wasn’t a […]
  5. Adult Swim’s Mike Lazzo Takes to Reddit to Defend Lack of Female CreatorsEarlier this year, Adult Swim revealed their upcoming slate of TV projects, and out of the 47 creators listed on the announcement, there wasn’t […]
  6. Rejuvenation Manual for Wretched Females, by Sarah Hutto In the spirit of embracing nothing about being an actual woman, here is a useful list of body parts that various industries and society in […]
  7. sequential art
    The Oscars of Comics Just Nominated a Record Number of WomenBut there’s controversy over one male-dominated category.
  8. These 26 Female Comedians Would Gladly Accept a Late Night Hosting JobFrom the Late Show and Daily Show writing staffs to Vanity Fair’s recent cover story on why late night is currently “better than ever” despite […]
  9. not funny
    Breaking News: Beautiful Women ‘Are Not Funny’“Boy, am I going to be in trouble,” said Michael Eisner, before saying something stupid.
  10. ugh
    Leaked Email: Marvel CEO Not So Hot on Female Superhero MoviesWe don’t know the context, but it doesn’t look great.
  11. inequality
    There Are Fewer Lead Roles for Women in Hollywood: StudyDespite the popularity of films like Gone Girl, The Hunger Games, and Divergent.
  12. playlists
    10 Female Punk Songs You Needed to Hear in 2014White Lung, Sleater-Kinney, Perfect Pussy, and more.
  13. 2014: The Year Women Took Over Punk MusicBy Anika Pyle, the lead singer of Chumped.
  14. art
    Floral Trend Finally Hits the Art MarketThe auction record has been set — for any female artist. 
  15. women
    Yes, Gone Girl Has a Woman ProblemBut it is mostly a failure of adaptation.
  16. gender imbalance
    Despite OITNB, TV Isn’t More Woman-FriendlyOnly 42 percent of speaking roles go to women.
  17. Jake Weisman and the Love of the StruggleThough it was only on for two years, Jake Weisman’s The Morning After Podcast, which he co-hosted with Eli Olsberg, was a must-listen and […]
  18. flawless
    This Woman Killed It on American Ninja WarriorShe’s inspiring and the coolest and the best, and the new queen of the universe.
  19. The Sketch Group WOMEN Made the Perfect ‘Hangover’ Sequel Just a few days after Barack Obama ragged on the Hangover sequels on Between Two Ferns, here’s a new video from LA-based sketch group WOMEN […]
  20. Long Before Jeff Garlin, A Different Set of GoldbergsThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  21. year in culture 2013
    It Was a Good Year for Women on TVOrange Is the New Black, Orphan Black, Top of the Lake: Let’s hope this trend continues.
  22. Sketch Group WOMEN Takes on the Hour-Long TV Drama Here’s the latest video from LA-based sketch group WOMEN (Pat Bishop, Dave Ross, Allen Strickland Williams, Jake Weisman), in which they play […]
  23. women
    Swedish Movie Theaters Add a Bechdel RatingShouts to Sweden.
  24. Follow Friday: @weismanjakeA lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with […]
  25. These Crests for Beloved, Ass-Kicking Female TV Characters Are Worth BuyingWomen: They’re just better.
  26. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘We Killed: The Rise Of Women In American […]You know that thing when people are all like, “Blah blah blah women aren’t funny,” and you’re all like, “What!? Is that a thing people actually […]
  27. So Louis C.K. Is a Women-Denigrating Pig Now, According to Greta Van […]Following a series of events that most comedy fans will agree is absolute bullshit, Louis C.K. has withdrawn from his role hosting the Radio & […]
  28. women
    Watch an Adorable Little Girl Play ‘The Modern Woman’A tiny little child playing a grown-up? Gets us every time.
  29. Louis C.K. on Why Women Will Rule the WorldOh, just your weekly reminder that Louis C.K. is fantastic, in the form of an essay about how “the next Steve Jobs will be a chick.” Given his […]
  30. tyrese
    Watch Tyrese’s Creepy, Patronizing Rant About What’s Wrong With ‘Independent’ WomenTyrese is apparently very angry about the boldness of some “independent women” (cover your ears, Destiny’s Child).
  31. Roseanne Sounds Warrior Rallying Cry for Aging Women EverywhereHoly mackerel. Roseanne’s three-page-long ode to menopause is really intense. Aside from being funny and something we ladies should probably […]
  32. Everyone Still Wondering Why There Are No Women TV WritersA recent and super-depressing study showing that the percentage of female TV writers has halved over the last four years has prompted another […]
  33. Stephen Colbert vs Obama’s Army of Flesh-Thirsty Sluts The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive Oh man, Stephen Colbert’s […]
  34. Confessions of a Former Comedy ChauvinistAlthough it’s not something of which I’m proud, I can finally admit it: At one time, not so long ago, I was a comedy chauvinist. Remember […]
  35. the take
    Why a Tiny New Production Company Might Be Taking Up Carrie Bradshaw’s MantleRemember just a few months ago when ‘Sex and the City’ came out and when the media was all ‘This just in: Women go to the movies, too’?
  36. apropos of nothing
    Hollywood: ‘Wait, There Are Women Who Are Children, Too?’Once Kit Kittredge opens strong, look for even more articles about how “10-year-old women” are the next great hope for Hollywood.
  37. trailer mix
    ‘The Women’ Trailer: It’s ‘Sex and the City,’ But for WomenWomen! Women women women women women! Women!
  38. tube junkie
    Walt Disney Presents: ‘The Story of Menstruation’There’s nothing strange nor mysterious about menstruation.
  39. apropos of nothing
    Disney Animation, 1938: No Girls Allowed!The Beat links to an amazing pop-culture artifact: a 1938 rejection letter from Disney to a woman looking for a job as an animator. Printed on gorgeous Snow White stationery, the letter lays out the company’s policy in brutal detail: