Posts tagged "women on tv"

The Soapbox: I Love “Scandal”‘s Olivia Pope — Even Though Some People Find It “Problematic”

I’ve been doing my utmost to debate less, but it’s hard when you’re as naturally opinionated as I am.  This is compounded by the fact I come from a highly opinionated gene pool. Our family dinners sometimes spiral into debates. And when I say "sometimes," I really mean 90 percent of the time. Usually my…
By: Christiana Mbakwe / February 18, 2013

A Guide To The Incredible Women On “Game Of Thrones”

If you're anything like us, you're balls deep obsessed with "Game of Thrones" right now. We can't get enough of this show, and all of the incredible female characters on it. And while I happen to be particularly partial to Daenerys and her wee little dragon babies, it seems there are plenty of strong wome…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2012

The Soapbox: “Don’t Trust The B In Apartment 23″ And “Girls” Make Me Realize My Life Is A Cliché

Hello, my name is Alexandra Gekas and I am a single woman living in New York City who used to watch “Sex and the City.” I can assure you that I did not come to New York City to live the life of “Sex in the City.” But I also did not know just how…
By: Alexandra Gekas / April 13, 2012

11 Lady TV Characters That Don’t Make Us Want To Die Inside

We've already discussed how there are too few women writing for TV and movies, and how that makes it challenging to find worthwhile women to watch. Even when there are women on television, they're often the kind of cloying and annoying characters that make too many compromises, or are possessed with stereotypical flaw…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 15, 2011

100 Most Memorable Female TV Characters

March is Women's History Month, which makes it the perfect time for our countdown of the 100 best female TV characters in prime-time history. You may love some of them, you may hate some of them, but it's a sure bet that all of these TV women will spark memories of some of the best…
By: TV Squad / March 6, 2011

Quickies!: Casey Anthony Admits Guilt

Cops on the Caylee Anthony murder case have supposedly found a diary in which the tot's mother Casey admits to killing her. [NationalEnquirer.com] Spring rain showers don't have to put a damper on your style. All you really need are a cute pair of weather-proof shoes and an umbrella, of course. […
By: Annika Harris / March 24, 2009

Cleaning: For Women Only

I'm a young woman who enjoys the typical girly things, like makeup, clothes and nail polish. But I can't for the life of me figure out why I'm inundated with cleaning product commercials whenever I'm watching "girly programming," like “What Not to Wear” or “Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.” In the late '90s and…
By: Annika Harris / July 2, 2008

Mad Men: “1960, I Am So Over You”

Currently, I am majorly obsessed with the show Mad Men on AMC. If you haven't seen it, you must give it a go, before the second season starts in a month. The show is about the advertising men on Madison Avenue during the early 1960s and is just brilliantly written and art directed. One of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 9, 2008