I’ve been suffering from Comic Book Hero Burnout for a while, yet I continued to abuse myself with it by seeing Captain America: Civil War this weekend. A few thoughts on why I’m so tired of it, and yet why I still went.
Category Archives: Women
TV Tuesday: Younger and the Problem with Expectations
For TV Tuesday, I consider my relationships to TV Land’s Younger, Glee, and the problems of expectations. And how I’m definitely #TeamCharles.
A TV Tuesday Showdown: HTGAWM versus Quantico
Let’s compare two hit ABC shows for TV Tuesday (and NaBloPoMo Day 10). Which does it better, How to Get Away with Murder, or Quantico?
Movie Monday: Why Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck was Disappointing
I was so looking forward to Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck, but I found it very disappointing. For Movie Monday (and NaBloPoMo Day 9), I explain why.
Amy Schumer, Satire, and the Appeal of Trainwreck
The unlikely happened again: There’s actually a movie I’m excited to see. This time because of Amy Schumer and Bill Hader.
Some Thoughts on Makeup and Feminism
An article in Refinery29 about feminism in your makeup choices got me thinking about what I like about makeup.
They’re Not Teens, They’re Women: Get Lit
I just discovered this Get Lit video yesterday from The Queen Latifah Show, and it blew my mind. I was not this self-assured when I was a teen.
Success Story: Chatting with a Friend
I mentioned my friend Nicole Dieker the other day, a freelance journalist who developed her niche writing about finances for The Billfold and other publications. She asked me Thursday if I’d like to have a chat with her for her column. I of course happily agreed, though I wasn’t exactly what she was looking for at first.
I’m Not Asking For Your Approval
I tend to shy away from hot-button topics, but I wanted to say a little about the recent street harassment video that’s gone viral—especially since I’ve found the perfect response to when someone catcalls. [video]
My Stop on the Writing Process Blog Tour
While everyone else is throwing buckets of ice water on their heads, I’m very relieved to be tagged in a blogging meme where I don’t have to get wet. If you’re not familiar with the Writing Process Blog Tour, it’s easy: just answer four questions and tag three more people. Simple!