Still from Inside Amy Schumer, courtesy Comedy Central. Young female artists hate being lumped together in the same category, as if their vaginas ha...
Feminism has become a dirty word. For many, it can alienate. For some it conjures up images of people demanding opportunities that they do not deserve. It's a complicated topic with which this generation of women struggle. Knowing they are capable, the suggestion that special treatment is required, mocks the very concept that women are trying to overcome. Judge each person on their ability.
This is a rare time for women on screen. Let's hope the strength of these female characters continues into life.
Amy Schumer's Trainwreck introduces us to a new kind of mainstream film heroine: blunt, thoughtless, more interested in being gratified than likable, one whose boundless appetites are played for fun rather than derision.
Watching Lena Dunham evolve from a beautiful mess into a polished, intelligent role model is inspiring - and helps us stand up a little taller, speak a little louder, and risk showing the world our authentic selves.
Why are philosophical quotes so prevalent? You find them in classic ads, on social media, they start and conclude speeches. They are little bundles of truth that sum up complex situations and make us go: 'Ahh. Such words of wisdom.'
Calling something sexual assault that clearly isn't helps no one; worse, it diminishes the trauma of real sexual assault and its consequences.
I'm sitting in an airy warehouse in Red Hook Brooklyn filled with plush white beach-house furniture, rustic chandeliers, and freshly cut dogwood branches.
If you Google why do, the first search entry that comes up, that finishes the question for you, is why do dogs eat poop. How does the human brain work? How does the theory of relativity work? Nah.
The Zeitgeist is like a person who walks into a room and feels totally at home. "Zeit" in German is time and "Geist" is spirit. So the words literally means "spirit of the time."
There's something in the Los Angeles air right now attracting New Yorkers. All over the city you can find New York galleries, designers, fashion labels, creatives and with a little luck, one of New York's finest photographers, Jason Frank Rothenberg.
Do the following statements refer to (a) my White Anglo-Saxon Protestant girlfriend or (b) a cat?
Is this really 2015 humor? Is this New Yorker humor? Is this even funny?
Couldn't the editors have been mindful of the fact that comparing Jews and dogs, in any context, might be considered -- oh, just maybe -- insulting?
Which of the following describes Lena Dunham, which describes my West Highland White Terrier? 1) Over-praised and over-paid. 2) Has a frisky gait....
Lena Dunham may have a huge following on Girls but casting her on Scandal was a huge mistake. Last night's episode was probably one of the worst eve...