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Hysteria

7 Crazy Things People Used To Believe About Female Hysteria

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.21.2013 | Women

Deeply disheartening though it may be, the practice of labeling women "crazy" is alive and well today, and its roots are deep. As in, it's-been-happen...

The Most Prevalent and Devastating Disease Your Doctor Has Never Heard Of

Jennifer Brea | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Brea

There is something elusive in the nature of the illness such that unless you live it, or live with and care for someone who does, it's almost impossible understand or describe. You might come close after decades of treating patients. At every turn, language fails.

LOOK: How We Got From 'Hysteria' To Sex Toys

Posted 11.01.2013 | Women

Now that you can buy vibrators at stores like CVS and Target, it's probably safe to say that sex toys are becoming more mainstream than ever. But ...

She's So Trauma

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

The phrase "she's so drama" is used to needle someone who acts too "girly" by expressing more emotion than social conventions allow. But we might ask ourselves whether he (or "she") could be the victim of a social trauma, the trauma of being viewed, treated, and dismissed as "like a girl."

Let's Stop Glorifying War

William Astore | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
William Astore

War should never be debated in the abstract; it's only at our own peril when we reduce it to mindless entertainment. We must always remember how hideous the face of war can be, and how pitiless it is to those caught in its path of destruction.

James McVay's Robotic ‘MechBass' Performs Hysteria By Muse

Posted 11.26.2012 | College

James McVay, a student at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, invented an incredible robotic bass playing machine he called "Mechbass" f...

WATCH: The Word Maggie Gyllenhaal Keeps Saying

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.15.2012 | Women

What good is a romantic comedy about the invention of the vibrator if you're not going to awkwardly discuss it on the talk show circuit?...

Hysteria, Vibrators and Why Women Should Just Get in Touch With Themselves

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

I can't help but feeling women still need permission to pleasure themselves. We need the approval of a credit card swipe and a delicately labeled box with instructions to get in touch with ourselves.

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

Even during summer months it's possible for discerning moviegoers to find adult fare if they're just willing to seek it out. Here are my picks for June.

Hysteria

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure The movie Hysteria is an absolute gem. It's about the invention...

A Night At The Vibrator Museum

Salon | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women

I can now say that '’ve used a turn-of-the-century vibrator - on my hand, but still. The silver, hand-cranked contraption is usually kept behind ...

'Hysteria' Grips Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal And Rupert Everett!

Liz Smith | Posted 07.17.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

The movie, despite its seemingly salacious subject, is completely charming and amusing.

Movie Review: Hysteria

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Oh, let's just get it out there: This is a movie about the invention of the vibrator and women seizing the reins of their own pleasure.

'It's Not Your Competition, Dude': 'Hysteria' Director Talks Vibrators

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 05.18.2012 | Women

"Hysteria" director Tanya Wexler hadn't made a movie in years when producer Tracey Becker approached her with an idea: a romantic comedy about the inv...

Hugh Dancy Hits the Spot: Hysteria

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new movie Hysteria answers an age old question, what do women want most?

Why So Many Films Are Exploring Female Sexuality

The New York Times | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women

"THE plague of our times," a character declares in "Hysteria," Tanya Wexler's new romantic comedy about the invention of the vibrator in Victorian Eng...

Nicki Gostin

'Hysteria' Star Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks Racy, Interesting Sex Scenes

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 05.10.2012 | Celebrity

For those seeking a film that combines a Victorian love story with the invention of sex toys, "Hysteria" will likely hit the spot. The film, based on ...

Catching Up: The Three Stooges, Girls, Tribeca

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I personally don't care one way or the other about how young Lena Dunham is, how nondiverse the show's cast is or any of the other gripes. I think the show is smart and funny.

Maggie Gyllenhaal on Sex Scenes From a Woman’s Perspective

Posted 04.26.2012 | Women

The plague of our times," a character declares in "Hysteria," Tanya Wexler’s new film, "stems from an overactive uterus." The time is Victorian Engl...

Is Hysteria Really Back?

| Posted 01.31.2012 | Women

By Ruth Graham (Click here for original article.) Last August, 16-year-old Lori Brownell passed out while head-banging at a concert. A month later...

Mystery Illness: Why Did 12 Teen Girls Suddenly Become Sick?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

At LeRoy Junior-Senior High School in upstate New York, 12 female students suddenly fell ill with symptoms of Tourette's Syndrome, such as body tics a...

5 Health-Themed Movies Of 2011

Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of the biggest, most-raved about films that came out this year have been about, or were shaped by, a health issue or theme. Some have dealt wi...

Rick Fox on the NBA Lockout and His New Horror Web Series (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.14.2011 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Rick Fox helped the L.A. Lakers win three NBA Championships, but now he's taking his talents online. He has produced an original thriller movie/webseries on YouTube called Hysteria.

Maggie Gyllenhaal's Major Vibrator Overload

Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

Thanks for sharing, Maggie. Not that a movie about the creation of the vibrator needs selling, but Maggie Gyllenhaal certainly came prepared the pr...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Wednesday 9.14.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the size of the Toronto Film Festival and the goals I have when I'm here (primarily to see movies that will be released so I can bank reviews fo...