Persephone Pioneers

Persephone Pioneers: Erica Watson

Erica Watson is a funny as hell, talented, badass woman. Born in Chicago, she currently lives and works in New York City as a comedienne and a film/television director. Her one woman show, Fat Bitch, is a personal look at the term, our culture’s obsession with weight, the impact it has for women as a […]


Think Girls Aren’t Good at Math? Meet Vi Hart and Think Again.

Maybe you have already heard about Vi Hart, the early 20s math genius whose youtube math videos have gone viral, even resulting in a New York Times profile. Vi could probably tell you the percentage chance that readers of Persephone have heard of her.  But I hadn’t, and I spent entirely too much time today […]

Public Service

Replying to Comments

Is totally hosed right now, the theme isn’t supporting threaded comments. In the meantime, if you use the @ symbol plus the username (you can double check the person to whom you are replying’s profile) your reply will appear as a notification in the little bar at the top. I’m working on the problem in […]