From 1975 to 1979, thirty-four years after the feminist icon's comic debut, Wonder Woman was brought to life by actress Lynda Carter on what was "the first, longest running and most successful syndicated television show with a serious female action hero." Captivated by her golden lasso of truth and bullet deflecting bracelets, we watched her death defying leaps and ... [Read More]
Last year it was announced that the Paula Hawkins dark thriller and best seller The Girl on the Train was going to be made into a film, and we’ve been waiting patiently to get a sneak peek. Today, a brand new trailer has been released, and we can only imagine that the film will be just as captivating.
The Girl on the Train is the story of protagonist Rachel Watson (played by Emily Blunt), who is ... [Read More]
"But does joking about a woman that way make America great again?"
Last night at the RNC, Scott Baio said, "Let's make America America again." So, this morning, when MSNBC's Tamron Hall sat down with the actor best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and the lead character on Charles In Charges (1984-1990), the ... [Read More]
In 2014, Gamora was nowhere to be found as her fellow Guardians of the Galaxy were showcased in toy aisles. In 2015, Black Widow was treated as the “invisible woman” in Avengers toys, clothing and other merchandise. Earlier this year, Rey was left out of the newest version of Star Wars Monopoly. Now, in this latest ... [Read More]
"It’s okay being a woman now. I like it. Try it some time.” - Nora Ephron, in 1975
In 1975, long before she turned to writing screenplays that became Hollywood classics (i.e. When Harry Met Sally, Julie and Julia, Sleepless in Seattle, Silkwood), Nora Ephron was a journalist and a writer. It was around this time she ... [Read More]
The discovery of the structure of DNA was one of the most important scientific achievements in human history. The now-famous double helix is almost synonymous with Watson and Crick, two of the scientists who won the Nobel prize for figuring it out. But there’s another name you may not know: Rosalind Franklin. ... [Read More]
Before becoming a highly regarded paper artist, Yulia Brodskaya was a graphic artist and illustrator working on her computer. In 2006, she abandoned the computer and brought together her love of paper with her experience as a graphic designer to create incredible, vibrant, ... [Read More]
As cartoonist Bob Thaves' famous quote about Fred Astaire goes, "Sure he was great, but don't forget Ginger Rogers did everything he did backwards...and in high heels!" So today, on what would have been the stage and screen legend’s 105th birthday, we’re celebrating 10 lesser known reasons why this "multi-talented wonder woman" was a badass. ... [Read More]