The Trouble With Good Girls

Talking about girls and women are two different stories. First, women don’t fear being a “bitch” as much as we might think: Characters like Joan Holloway on Mad Men are so popular because women see a self-assured, fearless woman (albeit a mean one) we want to emulate.

Simmons told Time magazine that she wrote The Curse Of The Good Girl “so that girls don’t have to grow up and become adult women who can’t ask for raises.”