10 Empowering Quotes from Women in the World 2015

I was lucky to attend the sixth annual Women in the World Summit in New York City over the last few days. Words can’t quite capture the experience of being at an entire event wrapped around the narrative on issues affecting women from Washington to Uganda, discussing the setbacks and successes of the women’s movement. With the potential for a female to run as the next President of the United States, the event was even more empowering than previous years. ...more

A Conversation with Elisabeth Moss on Going from Screen to Stage, Feminism and the End of 'Mad Men'

The Heidi Chronicles is a play that was written in 1988 by the legendry, now-deceased playwright Wendy Wasserstein. It traces 25 years in a woman named Heidi’s life, starting with her days as a teenager in high school and then at Yale, studying art history, graduate school in Chicago, and finally life as a adult in New York City where she ends up living amongst the people who spanned the course of her life.   ...more

How Amazon is Changing the Ratio with Great Shows for Women

According to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media, only 31% of speaking roles are given to women.  The problem is even worse when you look beyond roles given to young, predominantly white, women in their twenties. It is hard for women to get meaningful roles and remain consistently working in the entertainment industry, and that goes for behind the scenes as well. ...more

A Conversation with 'Unbreakable' Ellie Kemper about Kimmy Schmidt

If you haven’t caught the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt bug yet, you’re about to. There is just so much to love about this new Netflix show. For one thing, it’s written and created by the team from 30 Rock, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, so you have a little Liz Lemon, a lot of NYC and much snark. ...more
hollychronicles Love that show!more

The Skinny: Smart-Ass, Kick Ass Chicks Making a Difference

The Skinny, filmmaker and comedien's Jessie Kahnweiler's  current project produced by wifey.tv follows a young woman living in Los Angeles who struggles with bulimia. Playing the lead and addressing the eating disorder head-on, she hopes that her project will be part of a larger conversation about disordered eating. ...more

Nicole Kidman on Hollywood, Paddington, and Being Pushed Places She Hasn’t Been Before

Nicole Kidman has a resumé full of intense roles, but she’s the first to talk about the importance of choosing her films carefully. ...more
Took my 7 year old daughter last weekend. Very cute and funny movie.more

We're Making History! A New Political Party for Women

Yesterday in New York City Hillary Clinton, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Kathy Hochul, and Christine Quinn gathered to support equal pay for equal work for every New York woman. They were there to support a new political party called Women's Equality Party that's already received support from the likes of Lena Dunham, Anna Wintour, Christie Brinkley, and film producer Jane Rosenthal, amongst others. Check out the list here: http://womensequalityparty.org/supporters....more

10 Reasons to See "This is Where I Leave You"

If you read This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper, then you are most likely excited about this film adaptation, which was released in theaters this month.  Image: Warner Bros ...more
ElisaC I like that idea, go deeper instead of feeling disappointed. I'll give it a try!more

Joan Rivers Was a Glass Ceiling-Breaking Superstar

Joan Rivers has passed away after suffering complications after vocal chord surgery in New York City. She 81 years old, but her death came as a shock to many of us because she was such a superstar. She was still in the public eye, booking and performing both live and televised shows, tweeting and speaking out for what she believed in. ...more
Lovely piece.more

Interviewing 'The Fault in Our Stars' Author John Green on Movie Magic

A lot of excitement is surrounding the upcoming release of the film adaptation of the extremely popular young adult novel The Fault in Our Stars. After interviewing him, I'm confident that the person most eager for the film’s release on June 6th has to be the book's author, John Green. This is the first of his books to hit the big screen (though many of his novels nearly made it) and definitely his most personal. It’s a film that deals with first love, illness, grief and coming of age, and the anticipation for the movie has been through the roof. ...more
I actually live in New York. I'm so glad you met John Green in person! He is truly awesome.  He ...more