Oscar Nomination Shocks and Surprises (and Twitter’s Reaction)

Nominations for the 2015 Oscars were announced Thursday morning and, as always, there are a few snubs and shockers. Just a few hours after the nominations, attention was already being called to the extreme whiteness of this year’s list of nominees. Read More Oscar Nomination Shocks and Surprises (and Twitter’s Reaction)

This Week in Misogyny: Reading List

You didn’t think I was going to leave you with all the terrible news without giving you some lighter reading, did you? No worries, I found a ton of cool things for y’all to check out, though that’s not to say you might not have the occasional ragestroke. Come on in for a hefty dose of listicles, smart writing, hilarious satire, and PMag boyfriend Dulé Hill (you know that’s right). (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: Reading List

The Switch

We open with a “deep and thoughtful” voiceover with Jason Bateman AKA Michael Bluth reflecting on humanity while video tapes of people in train stations get played at triple speed. Michael Bluth takes the subway and meets Jennifer Aniston for food? Someone called him a “beady-eyed little man-boy” (guess he’s still in a state of Arrested Development ““ and speaking of A.D, Michael Bluth has a picture of his scrotum on his phone, Tobias-style). Read More The Switch

Horrible Bosses isn’t Horrible

The comedy veers from funny-uncomfortable into just uncomfortable quite a few times, but the underlying message, and the general likeability of and chemistry between the leads (Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis) slips this low-brow comedy just barely into the “go see” category. Read More Horrible Bosses isn’t Horrible

Childfree to Be Oprah and Me

I was hoping to have my first childfree column under our new ownership be an interview with the woman herself, but apparently there’s a whole process involved with getting an interview with her, so I’ve filled out the paperwork and am hoping to have an answer from one of her assistants in the next 2-4 weeks. There’s a good chance I’ll get to go to Chicago to interview her in person if my request is approved, so fingers crossed, everyone! Read More Childfree to Be Oprah and Me

Gen. X Movies: Aging like Fine Wine or Crystal Pepsi?

Now here’s a category where my Gen. Y status will undoubtedly help rather than hinder–having seen none of these movies when they first came out, I can determine (subjectively, of course) whether these classics have held up well with age or deflated like so many high, scrunchy-wrapped ponytails. Read More Gen. X Movies: Aging like Fine Wine or Crystal Pepsi?