I am a delicate feminine flower.
Wow. Thank you! But I actually have quite a few flaws.
- I’m very messy,
- I’m afraid of the mail,
- I don’t call my mother enough, and
- I’m terrible at knowing when people are mad at me.
Originally published by tcg on August 27, 2014
Torie Wiggins as Mimi, Meggy Hai Trang as Anita, Keisha Kemper as Harry, Burgess Byrd as Shilo, Ken Early as Maddox, Darnell Benjamin as Knox, Jon Kovach as Overseer Jones, and Sola Thompson as Vivian. Photo by Daniel R. Winters
(Ed. Note: The following blog salon series will focus on how theatre artists are responding to Michael Brown’s death and
Originally published by The Know Theatre of Cincinnati on July 17
In preparation for directing Sigrid Gilmer’s Harry & the Thief, I’m reading a book called Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, and History. In it, the author, Milton C. Sernott, traces the development of Harriet Tubman as American icon by examining primary sources, children’s books (there are more than 100), and historical biographies.…
Bill Murray approves of the female Ghostbusters reboot idea, and hopes Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will star. Paul Feig is rumored to direct.
The most obvious explanation for Marvel’s lack of a female superhero movie is, of course, sexism. The explanation for the lack of a Black Widow movie specifically is rather more complicated.
For one thing, with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) entering its third phase of spinoffs and sequels, they have a new explanation for the absence of a solo Widow movie: The increasingly complex schedule of Marvel storylines.
Obviously it’s total nonsense to suggest that a Black Widow solo feature couldn’t be inserted into the MCU. It could. The real problem is more cynical: Marvel didn’t get to it fast enough to fit their established business model.