There are three things everyone keeps telling grads, grooms and brides that can be retired permanently by now. Three pieces of advice that have never been good for embarking on adulthood or forming a more perfect union, and today, we can finally bid them adieu.
For me, and many other women, apologizing, whether it's warranted or not, has become a constant, chronic state of mind. Saying "I'm sorry" so often gives power away. It's prostrating, docile, negating.
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Yes, Mr. Seinfeld, we college students are politically correct. We will call out sexism and racism if we hear it. But if you're going to come to my college and perform in front of me, be prepared to write up a set that doesn't just offend me, but has something to say.
We are sold the idea that remaining slim is primarily important as a means of attracting the opposite sex, rather than as a path to good health and longevity.
From unattainable beauty standards placed on women to how inaccessible birth control remains to having men debate whether you are good looking enough for TV, it is safe to say that we have found our new feminist best friend.
Originally known as a crass, nihilistic comedian, Marc Maron found a remarkable second life for himself in podcasting. And before you stop reading right there, consider that Marc's WTF podcast is the first-ever podcast to be catalogued by the Library of Congress.
While gender inequality is still an issue in the entertainment industry and beyond, perhaps humorous yet thought-provoking commentaries are the start of some improvement.
The annual celebration of indie films kicking off the vibrant awards season every year gets more glamorous, honoring the outstanding and risk-taking films that are going to make it to Oscars.
Has there ever been a show with this many women in it? A show that has a ratio of female-to-male characters at about 10 to 1? That's so comfortable showing female diversity, in looks, body size, race, age and sexual orientation?
What is starkly noticeable in the wake of Rivers' death is how much has changed for funny ladies since Rivers first walked onto the Tonight Show stage in 1965.
On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing.
A: I think the most shocking thing is that I am not trying to shock anyone. I feel we should be able to talk about anything. I think it is therapeutic and fun.
The sketch made me laugh out loud, because, let's face it, Schumer and her lady friends are completely hilarious. But it also hit a little too close to home.
Schumer's brand of comedy is a generally winning mixture of insecurity and frankness, sexual and otherwise.
Roseanne Barr, the titular comedy legend that went from "domestic goddess" to sitcom empress with the Emmy-winning Roseanne, has survived scandals and tons of criticism. So how do you dismantle an icon that's survived it all?