Love or Loathe Lena -- Book Review

I just started watching Girls over the summer and am simultaneously intrigued, bewildered, disgusted and entertained by the show even with the overt nudity and in-your-face situations. In her essays, you get to know Lena and the close relationship she has with her alter ego, Hannah Horvath, despite her protestations. To know how accurate or inaccurate my estimation is, I’d really have to meet her....more

Let's Take a Good, Hard Look at Social Media for #NationalStopBullyingDay

Lena Dunham quit Twitter, something many of us think about doing from time to time. She explains: "The environment [on Twitter] became so hostile that it couldn't possibly be okay for me to be reading this stuff." Which I think sums up the problem in a nutshell. ...more
I couldn't agree more! It is exactly why I do not have Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and the ...more

Lena Dunham and Victorian Hysteria

Lean Dunham is being called a sexual predator and pedophile because she wrote about how when she was seven years old she looked at her infant sister’s vulva:"Do we all have uteruses?" I asked my mother when I was seven....more

Lena Dunham's the Real Girl's Role Model

A lot has been said about Lena Dunham and her penchant for appearing nude in virtually every scene of her hit HBO series Girls. Recently, she’s been the subject of much debate over photo touch ups; how much is too much and should they really be done at all. ...more
I've never seen "Girls", but I've read a lot about Dunham. She seems very impressive. I was ...more

Blobby Bodies and Biggest Losers: Women Judging Women

Writing about the season two premier of the HBO series Girls, New York Post critic Linda Stasi had this to say about show creator, writer, and star Lena Dunham who plays the character Hannah: “It’s not every day in the TV world of anorexic actresses with fake boobs that a woman with giant thighs, a sloppy backside and small breasts is compelled to...more