In the fourth and final installment of a limited series on Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century, contributor Elizabeth Nathanson outlines the anthology’s “Labors” section and argues that mediated depictions of femininity are always working hard in public and private spheres while striving for creativity, community, and sisterhood.
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s co-hosting of the 2013 Golden Globes was one in a number of prominent moments for women at this year’s awards ceremony. Some might be tempted to claim that the event helped raise the banner for women. Not so fast.
Rookie’s Tavi Gevinson offers a feminist, anti-elitist model of Gramsci’s organic intellectual.
If Pixar is truly a cutting-edge animation studio, why did Brave take seventeen years?
After two episodes of trying to decide how I feel about the show, I started to wonder: Who does HBO hope will watch Girls? Girls’ small initial audience suggests that its audience “isn’t easily defined.”
How often this season have we seen ‘tween girls, and their forty-something moms, blamed for the sorry state of American Idol?