Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle Talk Oscars and Women in Film An article I posted, What the Oscars Tell Us About How Society Views Women, is getting a lot of play. It addresses Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett's acceptance speech calling out studio heads and filmmakers for keeping women’s stories … Read Full Article
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A snowy day brings a teenage girl in touch with her inner child as she constructs a giant snowman. But heartbreak awaits when the forces of life and nature conspire to bring him down. Never fear, JC Little, The Animated Woman is here! The untimely end to the giant snowman becomes a new … Read Full Article
It started like any other sunday morning. I was sitting at the breakfast bar, with my laptop and coffee in front of me, leisurely reading articles and following links over hills and down dales, roaming the web super highway. I went from browsing recipes to trying to decipher an article about … Read Full Article
A few years ago one of my fourth-graders walked up to me during the last week of school and said, “Mrs. Lemonier, my grandpa’s a writer.” Aren’t we all, I rudely thought. “What does he write?”“Science Fiction!” Hmmm… She introduced me to him in the parking lot and I asked what he’d written. … Read Full Article