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After a TV Season of Lady-Centric Comedy, Bring On the Truly Weird Women

At the beginning of this year, when I looked at the female comedic archetypes the television season had given us in a highly-touted year of funny women, and that it was teeing up to deliver, there seemed to be four clear categories: the Woodland Creature for those wide-eyed innocents like New Girl‘s Jess and Are [...]
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Judd Apatow ventures into female comedy again

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (2 years ago)

Judd Apatow knows that women have always been funny. But the filmmaker says that after producing “Bridesmaids," he still hears lots of chatter about this being the age of the funny ladies. The thought seems to amuse him. “It is kind... Read Post

What This Year’s Female-Driven Comedies Can—and Can’t—Do For Women In TV and at Home

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Six months ago, it seemed like we were at the verge of a promising new age in female comedy (at least, if you’re a white lady). Bridesmaids was a big, and unexpected, hit. And it was the beginning of a television season in which the... Read Post

Why 'Badass British Lady Detectives' Should Be Your Favorite Netflix Category

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (1 hour ago)

If the first thing you think of when someone mentions British television is 'Downton Abbey,' I get it. I do. I'm someone who watched the new season 5 trailer approximately 47 times and traveled two hours to an exhibition of costumes... Read Post


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