Tomorrow is the 4th of July and while there will certainly be people out in parks and on beaches celebrating with beers and whatever form of food product they eat on holidays, there are those of us who celebrate the 4th of July indoors. Netflix and holiday chill is a special form of celebration that I'm looking forward to indulging in.Read More
Sometimes you just have to laugh at the things and people you love.Read More
Werewolves and chickens!
Calling all Swim fans! New York Comic Con's Adult Swim lineup has just been announced, and there's a lot to be excited about.Read More
CBS Actresses and Showrunners Like Halle Berry, Lucy Liu, and Anna Faris Speak Out About Sexism in Hollywood
"We don't have a sense of community because we don't get to work with each other often." - Anna Faris
Recently,The Hollywood Reporter sat down with actresses and female showrunners of CBS shows like Mom, Elementary, and Extant to discuss their perspectives on sexism in Hollywood.Read More
Or maybe more feminist sailor scouts?
If you thought you couldn't love the ladies of Sailor Moon even more, here they are extolling the virtues of feminism and winning our hearts.Read More
Female villains forever.
Perhaps no cultural phenomenon has generated more thinkpieces than the modern television antihero. Some of these have focused on the trend itself, and its roots in classical literature, while others have used individual milestones of the genre through the years as their jumping-off point, with Tony Soprano, Walter White & Don Draper as its primary avatars. One recurring theme in analysis of the genre has been the overwhelming whiteness and maleness of the character, and the implications thereof.Read More
The nominees for the 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced today, which recognize works that have "fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives." Because genre media can often be forward-thinking and groundbreaking in representation, it should come as no surprise that the things we love here on TMS are well-represented among the nominees.Read More
Heck yeah, female characters!
It has been a wonderful season for women in television despite how lackluster it’s been for them in film, and for evidence you need to look no further than Laurel Lance on the CW’s Arrow. (But of course, we'll look further anyway!)Read More
No flaws detected.
Natalie Dormer, one true Queen of England and Westeros and the Capitol and Baker Street and our hearts, did an AMA yesterday on Reddit. Shall we see if she's as charming as we want her to be? (Spoiler alert: she is).Read More
“Is it the bitchy resting face?”
You know how male characters get to be jerks and terrible people all the time, but a female character acts mean to one person and they're suddenly the worst? This tendency to demand that female characters be sympathetic in order to be likeable is something Natalie Dormer knows all too well—after all, she's played a lot of complicated women.Read More
Try saying that ten times fast.
Headcanon: this is actually Sherlock's pet tortoise, Clyde, who has run off to be with an even more eccentric British gentleman.Read More
The Spanish Inquisition?
Alicia Braumberger's chart of rare patronuses is also available as a print or on a tote bag or pillow via Redbubble, no wand required.Read More