Review: Shrill

Hulu’s comedy series Shrill stars SNL regular Aidy Bryant in this look at the discrimination, heartache, and fat-shaming women face in our society. It’s a quick watch with 6 half-hour episodes.

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The Vulnerable Tissue of His Brain

I’m reading “The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen. It’s a Pulitzer Prize winning novel about a spy – a communist sympathizer living in America after the end of the Vietnam war.

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Review: Dumplin’

Female powered Dumplin’ is about body image and loving who you are. Produced by and starring Jennifer Aniston as a woman who lives for beauty pageants. She has a plus size daughter Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald) who shakes up her world.

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