Complex Female Characters Are the New Black

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There have always been female characters on TV who weren’t particularly likeable. After all, who can forget the cruel Nellie Oleson from Little House on the Prairie? But, recently it seems like show-writers are getting comfortable with giving main characters more Continue reading

An Ode to the Personal Hero of Ladies Everywhere: Elizabeth Lemon


When people pick their heroes, the often go with obvious choices. “Jesus,” say the virginal, religious ones as they clutch their rosaries to their chests. “My mother,” says, like, everybody (including me until Fall 2006). Then there are the people Continue reading