In the quietly revolutionary Hulu show based on Lindy West's memoir, Aidy Bryant inhabits a radical new protagonist: a fat woman who learns to stop apologizing. We talk with West and fellow series writer Samantha Irby.
Power-hungry, conniving, and vindictive female characters don’t necessarily make for rich storytelling, especially when that rage serves no purpose.
The men behind 'Kill Bill' abused and manipulated its star. But Uma Thurman deserves our awe and respect not only for her brilliance onscreen, but her courage off it.
The harrowing post–Election 2016 tale about a Trumpist cult leader who’s seduced, then betrayed, people from the margins is the kind of cathartic story we need to process right now.
We've been loving 'Wonder Woman.' And then we started picking the movie apart—at a time when we most need to immerse ourselves in a story about fierce women saving the day.
Since November 8th, the GOP has consistently put party over country and that just may be the comeuppance we've been longing for.
No. 45 has betrayed his voters from the moment he was inaugurated. So why are they so fiercely devoted to him?
Playing nice has gotten the Dems nowhere. To survive this new fascistic regime, we need to borrow some pages from the GOP obstructionist playbook.
Under Obama, people hoarded guns for fear he’d take them away. Since November 9, a new demographic is buying them—for protection against an administration that incites hate.
A confluence of institutional failures, not least of which the mainstream media, have gotten us into this mess. Can we expect any of them to get us out of it?