Outlander Fans: Peek Behind the Scenes with the Show's Gaelic Expert

How could anyone not love Jamie Fraser? The abs, the chiseled face, the adorable accent—and the almost indecipherable language he sometimes speaks. Àdhamh Ó Broin is Outlander's Scottish Gaelic consultant, tutor, translator, and on-set advisor. I had ...more

Dark Family Dysfunction in Netflix 's New Series 'Bloodline'

Created by Damages’ Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler and Daniel Zelman, Bloodline had a premiere fit for a blockbuster film during the Berlinale’s Television Drama Series Days where I saw the pilot.  The series will be available for streaming on ...more

Is Television Trying to Tell Us Marriage Sucks?

Marriage is terrible. As a restrictive, patriarchal construct, and as enacted in today's western cultures, marriage is the worst thing you can do to your own agency, to your children and to the person you love. Absolutely soul killing and damaging ...more

Support a New Documentary Celebrating Wilma Mankiller

Gale Anne Hurd is making a movie about Wilma Mankiller, and she's inviting contributors to join the supportive community required to launch it. The Hollywood industry leader and executive producer of The Walking Dead, who spoke at BlogHer '13, is ...more

Women's History Month: 10 Women Authors To Read

Women's History Month is a good time to explore female authors that you might not be familiar with. Many distinguished women’s books speak to the pains and injustices of women and people around the world, but also to their triumphs and ...more

Sex and the Single Mother: 'Mysteries of Laura' Writers Talk About Humor and Complexity in Women's Lives

In a recent Mysteries of Laura episode, Debra Messing's character throws herself together with a magazine perfume sample wipe down after sending her twin boys off to school by reminding them that farting doesn't count as show-and-tell.  She greets Tony — she's dating again post-divorce — for a rushed morning rendezvous in her kitchen, because they can't get their schedules to align otherwise. Laura is ready for action, but of course she's interrupted: first by carpool, and then by homicide. ...more

Yes, There Are Woman Atheists! 15 Famous Female Atheists

We hear a lot about how “white men are the face of atheism” and “why women don’t subscribe to atheism” and shit. Truth is, there are plenty of women who are atheists, even ones in the spotlight....more
Thank you for this list.  Many of the woman you featured feel the same way I do.  I don't need ...more

INTERVIEW: Aisha Saeed's Debut Novel 'Written in the Stars' Tackles Forced Marriage

BlogHer Publishing Network member Aisha Saeed has had a busy year: in addition to being one of the main team members of the We Need Diverse Books campaign for more inclusivity in children's and Young Adult literature, Aisha has just published her first novel, Written in the Stars....more
Great interview, Grace. Thanks for introducing Aisha. I've heard of the diverse books movement ...more

AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies Fires Up for Season Two: Talking with Executive Producer Craig Silverstein

It is 1776 in Setauket, New York and the small town is surrounded by the British. They are looking for insurgents that are doing everything they can to declare war on the Crown. General George Washington’s army is in trouble as he needs information about the whereabouts of the British. The rebels are in the woods as New York City is now the base of operations for the British. Abraham Woodhull (Jamie Bell) sees what is going on around him and with the murder of his own cousin he makes a decision that will change his life. ...more

Descendants of the Sun Confirms Lead Cast of Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, Jin Goo, Kim Ji Won

It’s much appreciated for KBS to provide a complete news update on the casting status of upcoming high profile prime time drama Descendants of the Sun. The drama didn’t just confirm the two leads today, it went ahead and confirmed … Continue reading → ...more

The Girl Who Sees Smells Episode 1 Recap

The bar is set so low by the predecessor of The Girl Who Sees Smells...more

What's In My Ear: I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Welcome to this edition of What's In My Ear! Today's submission is a little gem called I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson ...more

What's In My Ear: The Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Well, this time I've gone and outdone myself. I've uglied myself up. I know what you're thinking; That won't be too durn hard Pammy Pam! And I suppose you're right! Why have I gone and uglied myself up? In honor of The Uglies by Scott Westerfeld! ...more

Newbie Actor Ji Soo Makes an Impressive Scene-stealing Drama Debut in Angry Mom

There’s a new face and breakout star in MBC‘s currently airing Wed-Thurs drama Angry Mom, a feat...more

Sex and the Single Mother: 'Mysteries of Laura' Writers Talk About Humor and Complexity in Women's Lives

In a recent Mysteries of Laura episode, Debra Messing's character throws herself together with a magazine perfume sample wipe down after sending her twin boys off to school by reminding them that farting doesn't count as show-and-tell.  She greets Tony — she's dating again post-divorce — for a rushed morning rendezvous in her kitchen, because they can't get their schedules to align otherwise. Laura is ready for action, but of course she's interrupted: first by carpool, and then by homicide. ...more

Yes, There Are Woman Atheists! 15 Famous Female Atheists

We hear a lot about how “white men are the face of atheism” and “why women don’t subscribe to atheism” and shit. Truth is, there are plenty of women who are atheists, even ones in the spotlight....more
Thank you for this list.  Many of the woman you featured feel the same way I do.  I don't need ...more

Scholar Who Walks the Night in Talks with Jin Se Yeon for the Female Lead

I feel like this is the other shoe dropping, after hearing that Jin Se Yeon...more

Guest Post: Write Your Bestselling, Client-Attracting Book in a Weekend and Make a Fortune! by Rich van Smarmington

Writers, I’m delighted to welcome my colleague Rich van Smarmington to the blog. He read Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and Live to Tell About It) and told me he could teach you how to write even faster (and make a fortune). So, I’m giving him a shot even though I don’t believe you can write a book in just a weekend ....more