So what exactly is a role model? Is it someone we relate to, someone we aspire to be, someone we just greatly admire?
Girls isn't about women who refuse to grow up -- it's about women who are trying to grow up in a world in which economic prospects are dim; a world in which men and women can't seem to connect meaningfully or trustingly with each other at any level.
Inspired by Lena Dunham's commercial for President Obama's campaign, I couldn't help but try to make one of my own.
Are only "archconservatives" with "no sense of humor" insulted by the new "Your First Time" video for President Obama -- or ought every thinking woman (and man) be outraged to watch this young woman of privilege playing at politics?
Lena Dunham or Grace Coddington, I had this dream last night and in it I was leaving for somewhere. Octavia Spencer was there, too, but when I asked...
If social media tell us anything, it is that we don't have to be passive to the Super-PACs well-funded campaign advertisements. It is always possible to get your own vision and point of view out there.
For fall, natural beauty is the most stylish canvas for any fashion look. It is young, fresh and, thankfully, free.
There's publishing math. And then there's Lena Dunham math. Let's see if we get the same answer...
Without question, $3.5+ million is a lot of money. But that doesn't mean it's necessarily a bad business deal. Let's examine why, with a simplified version of the way publishing economics work.
What does it mean to be a good female role model? Is it the woman who transforms herself, gets into shape and loses weight? Or the one who rebels, avoids the fuss and doesn't care? Is it the aging woman who has the courage to admit to cosmetic surgery or the one who resists?
Here are ten reasons we're not joining the Lena Dunham backlash -- and you shouldn't either.
Critical darling and comedy wunderkind Lena Dunham plans to extend her pop-culture reach beyond television and indie film with a book preliminary titled Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham.
I finally figured out what I love most about Roger Federer, even more than his elegance and class on the tennis court: His wife isn't beautiful.
When the well-reviewed HBO series "Girls" was suffering post-premiere backlash, one of the main complaints that critics lobbed at the show -- besides ...
Modern Family has loads of elitist appeal. Its super-hip characters toss off snark with gusto while sashaying through stylish homes. TV viewership remains strong and TV critics have remained faithful. Most award pundits feel that Emmy voters will probably remain loyal too.
Red Flag was produced on a shoestring budget though feels like anything but. I became so curious about what went into the production, I had to flag down Mr. Karpovsky to get the details.