I Love You, Sally Wainwright
I love you, Sally Wainwright. I know it’s a one-sided relationship. I’m the fan. You’re the creative genius behind great television. I know you have other fans. It isn’t an exclusive arrangement I have with you. But, still – I love you.
The News about ‘Pose’ from Ryan Murphy
The Hollywood Reporter revealed two big news flashes about Ryan Murphy’s latest project Pose, which will air on FX, if it goes to series. I hope many, many people will watch for the pilot season on FX and punch in some high view numbers for Pose. Let’s make it happen!
Listen to What She Said
Here’s the latest video from Feminist Frequency. It has a catchy title: One Weird Trick for Helping Women.
Rebeccapurple + Spirit Day
I’ve always used purple on my blog in honor of Eric Meyers’ daughter Rebecca, who died at age 6. Nobody knew that but me, but I’m aware of it each time I open my blog. But today, the color purple represents Spirit Day, a day GLAAD created to show support for LGBTQ youth. On this […]
New Research: Seniors on the Small Screen
A new report from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative underscores just how lacking U.S. television is in faces over the age of 60. Titled “Seniors on the Small Screen,” the study was “comprised of two samples of popular television series airing between June 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017. Popularity was determined based […]
Book Review: The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion
The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth is finally available! It’s a nerdgasm.
Just Thinkin’ Here
Three shows I love premier this weekend with new seasons. In the past, I’ve written recaps of Orphan Black. I’ve written several series level posts about each season of Orange is the New Black, but no recaps. In season 1 of Wynonna Earp I only commented (very wrongly) about what I thought was going on […]
Exclusive: An Interview with Sarah Moshman, Director of Losing Sight of Shore
Sarah Moshman, award winning writer, director and creator of The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things is now directing a new documentary called Losing Sight of Shore. Losing Sight of Shore tells the amazing and inspiring story of a group of women who row across the Pacific Ocean. Sarah answered my questions about the […]
Losing Sight of Shore: 4 Women Row Across the Pacific – UPDATED
Losing Sight of Shore is a documentary about 4 (actually 6, but only 4 at a time) women who are rowing across the Pacific Ocean unsupported in a small boat called Doris. This team of women who call themselves The Coxless Crew are raising money for charity with their challenging effort. Director Sarah Moshman is […]
A #HappyValleyTV hashtag Would be Welcome: What do you Think?
I use the hashtag #HappyValley on Twitter to see what people are saying about Happy Valley, the master work from Sally Wainwright. Every time I do, the Twitter timeline is full of conversation about real places called Happy Valley. You have to sift through all that to find tweets about the TV show Happy Valley. […]