‘Mad Men’ Women and Their Secret Power

‘Mad Men’ Women and Their Secret Power

It is inarguable that AMC’s drama Mad Men is largely based around secrets. Secret pasts. Secret lovers. Secret habits.  Secret children. Secret deals. Secret agendas. Secret desires. Everyone on the show, at one time or another, seems to have something they are hiding. It is how the show builds its tension and elevates its appeal. In an office setting, […]

Gender Inequality: Three Phrases Most Men Need to Get Used to Hearing

Gender Inequality: Three Phrases Most Men Need to Get Used to Hearing

Considering the women of this world, ever wonder how many times in a day they are interrupted? Is it more or less when they find themselves in mixed-company? How often do women interrupt men? How often do men interrupt women? One woman who asked herself these gender-specific questions, feminist and gender issues writer Soraya Chemaly, found herself regularly […]

Gia Coppola Follows in Family’s Footsteps With ‘Palo Alto’

Gia Coppola Follows in Family’s Footsteps With ‘Palo Alto’

The sensitive virgin. The overly emotionally present high school coach. The inexplicable crush, unrequited love, flawed parental roles, and expected millennial milieu of casual sex, illicit party favors, and cursory tongues are what viewers will be privy to in this new generation of Coppola films. Gia Coppola, granddaughter to Francis Ford and niece to Sophia, follows […]