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LadyGhosts of TV Past

What I Watched Last Night: Bleak House, Episode 2

See, it is totally possible for me to write for this section and not talk about Doctor Who. I have diverse interests, man. There’s no one trick pony-ness here! Just because I am obsessive about a handful of things doesn’t mean… Oh, what’s that? This is also a BBC series with actors from other things […]

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Perspectives

Dickens and the Fading Spirit of Giving

Every year around Christmas, we are bombarded with the television networks’ entreaties to be sure and watch this or that movie or special that has become a part of the American Christmas tradition: It’s a Wonderful Life, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Miracle on 34th Street, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Elf, and, of course, A Christmas Carol […]

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History

Badass Ladies of History: Jane Addams

When our beloved editor suggested I write about a badass lady who reformed mental health, I jumped at the chance to write about Jane Addams.  When I have a job I’m a social worker, and we have Jane Addams to thank for what social work looks like today.  She’s to social work what Freud was […]