Sexism on SNL: Jane Pulls Back Curtain on Belushi's Misogyny

Yesterday, Oprah invited some of the greatest SNL writers and performers of all time to chat in a fun little special.   But things took an oddly serious turn when OG cast member Jane Curtin couldn't control her MASSIVE EYE ROLL to Chevy Chase's spin on the "womens issues" that existed in studio 8H back in the days of Disco....more

The New Yorker had a piece by Tina Fey within the last month. She says that to this day, women ...more

Tina's the Man: Loving Fey's Bossypants

Now is a perfect time to ignore our multi-tasking mommy anxieties, finally enjoy one of those lovely cupcakes with a swirl of icing, and laugh out loud while reading Tina Fey's new book: Bossypants....more

(UPDATED, VIDEO) Tina Fey Becomes Youngest Winner of Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Earlier this week, Tina Fey was honored at the Kennedy Center as the thirteenth recipient -- and at 40, the youngest -- of the esteemed Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. It's yet another accolade in an ever-growing list for the plucky actress/writer/producer and comedienne. Not bad for a self-described "super-nerd." ...more

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the i heart ny t-shirt is heartless

the t-shirt that keeps on ticking. It started as a design solution for a campaign commissioned by the State of New York in 1976....more

Tina Fey: Fallen Feminist Icon or Just What We Need?

The funny lady has been taking some serious flack lately, but maybe her controversial commentary is exactly what feminism needs. ...more
@SocalMom Hey, that wasn't funny!  (OK, poor attempt at humor on my part. :-)   )   Yes, I know ...more

Date Night of The Titans

Everyday Shakespeare     “Date Night” is a reference to the popular Tina Fey movie. In our house, “Date Night” is also a reference to the very unpopular movie we saw on Saturday night. That’s right, I’m talking about The Clash of the Titans: 3D.My husband lovingly recollects the 1981 film version starring Laurence Olivier (and Harry Hamlin!), so I thought it would be cool to get tickets....more

Transcending the Gender Divide: Trends/Events of the 00s

Inspired by an on-line discussion group, I gave some thought to promising trends from the past decade that I believe may help to transcend the gender divide as we head into this new decade....!Trends/events of the decade to acknowledge:1.Young women are outstripping men in college attendance, GPA, collegehonors/awards and degree completion...what will this mean for the nextdecade as more and more highly qualified women continue to enter the...more

Ponyo: Enviro-a-gogo

In many of Hayao Miyazaki's anime masterpieces, water waves, ripples and eddies provide a fascinating back-canvas to his hand-drawn cel animation. It stands to reason then, that he'd eventually create a film about the ocean. In his recent animated feature, "Ponyo," breath-taking visuals of undulating jellyfish and prehistoric undersea creatures accompany an eco-friendly story about a goldfish who wants to become a walking, talking, real live girl.  ...more

Kate Winslet & "Slumdog Millionaire" Are Big Winners At The 2009 Golden Globes

Actress Kate Winslet and a little film called "Slumdog Millionaire" were the big winners at last night's Golden Globes.  Winslet was astounded as she took home two Golden Globes, one for "Revolutionary Road" and one for "The Reader." While "Slumdog Millionaire," the story of an orphan from the Mumbai slums of India who tries to win a million dollars on a TV game show swept the movie awards with four.  Danny Boyle the winning director for "Slumdog Millionaire" said in ...more

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Internet Influencers Win an Epic Golden Globe

Tina Fey scored another award for her brilliant baby 30 Rock: a new Golden Globe award last night for Best Performance by an Actress.  Her acceptance speech was fabulous.  Heartfelt and funny just as you would expect, but mostly fabulous because she gave props to the power of Internet publishing. Tina's acceptance speech began by acknowledging that she knows she has been fortunate to have an exceptional year and is grateful for the reception her work has received. ...more

You know, I have to admit that, given the chance to stand in a room full of every camera in ...more