Thoughts on the Education of Daughters: #milifandom, Mary Wollstonecraft, and the Myth of Political Apathy in Young Women

Thoughts on the Education of Daughters: #milifandom, Mary Wollstonecraft, and the Myth of Political Apathy in Young Women

Thank you for the selfies, thank you for the support, and thank you for the most unlikely cult of the 21st century; milifandom. At first glance, it seems like the modern world is fairly au fait with fandom. Directioners, Beliebers,…

Stories From The Set: Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Stories From The Set: Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Her name is Holly Golightly, and she has sunglasses, a cigarette holder, and a little black dress. That memory of Audrey Hepburn, taken from the 1961 adaptation of Truman Capote’s Breakfast At Tiffany’s, has spent the last fifty-three years becoming…

Lucy, Hercules, and the Myths About Female-Led Movies

Lucy, Hercules, and the Myths About Female-Led Movies

According to its audience, Scarlett Johansson’s ass-kicker action movie Lucy isn’t all that good at a Rotten Tomatoes rating of just 45%. Our own Cameron Ward gave it a 3 out of 5. “There to entertain” rather than anything else,…

A Love Letter To… Twister

A Love Letter To… Twister

Imagine it: the whistling howl of the wind as it tears through flat mid-Western farmland. Saturated clouds hang dark in a darker sky, their slow swirl sweeping into inverted peaks that descend towards the earth, ready to ravage. This chilling,…