PoC News in America

It’s been a busy week, so let’s get to it!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Fire up your favorite web clipper because I read so much cool stuff this past week.

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The Complexities of Feminism: Taylor Swift, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey

In recent celebrity feud news, Taylor Swift is out for the blood of feminist heroes Amy Poehler and Tina Fey and is invoking the tenets of feminism to do so. So who’s really in the wrong here? Continue reading The Complexities of Feminism: Taylor Swift, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey

Celebrity Books – How Many Are Really Worth Buying?

Over the past few years, it seems like every other celebrity (and I am using this term loosely) has come out with a memoir. Sometimes, it’s someone who I don’t think half of the country has even heard of, and I find myself at Barnes & Noble thinking, Really? Some agent was able to sell the story of a Bachelor reject? Continue reading Celebrity Books – How Many Are Really Worth Buying?

Tina Fey is a “Bossypants”

Full disclosure: I’m not an avid reader by any stretch of the imagination. I am currently “in the process” of reading seven books.* That number would have been eight if I hadn’t finished re-reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows this weekend or if I’d gotten around to starting The Hunger Games yet. Continue reading Tina Fey is a “Bossypants”

Women in Comedy: Haters Gonna Hate

In the past twenty years, Comedy Central and humorous websites like FunnyorDie have steadily climbed in popularity and name recognition, giving new credence to the ambitious goals of men and women who faithfully pay their dues at comedy clubs. Unlike comedians of yesteryear, who generally started out in television or film, several stand-up comedians, Louis C. K. and Seth Rogen among them, have successfully parlayed their stage acts into wider careers. Continue reading Women in Comedy: Haters Gonna Hate