BitchWatch: 13 SXSW Films Directed by Women

These 13 movies directed by women are bold, provocative, and give a peek into the future of film and women’s stories onscreen.

Every Rose Has Its Thorn: How "Schitt’s Creek" Mastered the Sharp Sitcom

It’s an honest depiction of a family employing productive optimism and pessimistic humor to survive. Read more »

#MeToonys: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and the Challenge of Making Harassment Hilarious

Kimmy Schmidt’s handling of Titus’ #MeToo storyline feels clumsy. Read more »

Bonged For Glory: “Broad City’s” Final Season is Ballsy and Bittersweet

It’s hard to maintain characters so strongly identified with their real-life creators when those creators have firmly and successfully individuated. Read more »

What Happens When Men’s Careers Are “Ruined” by Sexual Misconduct Allegations

As we now know, Aziz Ansari, like so many other predatory men in Hollywood, is doing just fine. Read more »

Oh, the Places Rage Will Take You: “Last Woman Standing” Reckons with Comedy’s Predators

As a culture, are we fully invested in seeking justice for women who have suffered at the hands of men? Read more »

Backtalk: Our Favorites of 2018

In this episode, Dahlia, Amy, and special guest Soleil share their pop culture faves that got them through this year, from Shirkers and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, to online hoaxes, sandwich outfits, and Queer Eye. We’ve celebrated the best of this year’s pop... Read more »

Funny Pages: Female Comedians and the Redefinition of the Memoir

As memoirs are enjoying a huge popularity boost, the comedy genre has had an even larger surge in demand recently. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kavanaugh Was Confirmed, Everything Is Terrible

The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh proves what we already know: our government doesn’t support women. Read more »

Blue Comedy Queen: Bawdy Comedy Legend Rusty Warren Moves to Center Stage

This is a long overdue chance for Rusty Warren to be more than a historical side note. Read more »

BitchWatch: 14 Bitch-Approved TV Shows You Should Watch This Fall

This fall’s TV shows truly have something for everyone. Read more »

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