Emma Watson Calls Bullshit On Men’s Inability to See Women as Heroic Protagonists

As cinema studies persists in becoming a viable college major (though we all know there’s nothing more viable than “business” or “marketing” in this post-collegiate life), history has consistently shown that male viewers tend to either balk at or simply lose interest in a female protagonist carrying a major (or …

Drew Barrymore’s Party Girl Self Is Shuddering at Her Crocs Shill Self

Drew Barrymore comes from a long line of actors, most notably John Barrymore, her grandfather. And, in keeping with the actor’s replete-with-emotion psyche, the Barrymore line–John in particular–has always had a predilection for the drink. Cut to Drew in the mid-80s riding high on the child star success cultivated from …

The Mariah Carey/Bryan Tanaka Allowance Rumor Iterates A Larger Truth For Most Women: Yo Ass Gots to Pay for Monogamy

If you’re wondering what it takes to secure a boyfriend, to get some steady dick–in short, maintain an enduring relationship of any kind with a male–the answer in the twenty-first century has increasingly become: pay for it. Not in the prostitute way, however; or at least not as straightforwardly as …

Kurt Cobain & The Obsession With His Depression Over His Happiness

As April 5th (though this date is still speculative to some) marked the twenty-third anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death–or, more specifically, suicide–it becomes increasingly clear that fans and casually interested parties alike continue to place primary emphasis on the mystery and lore surrounding his decision to end it all as opposed …

Mary Pickford, Canadian Glamor Girl, Producer & Screen Legend Turns 125

Born the demurely named Gladys Louise Smith, Mary Pickford transcended from “America’s sweetheart” and “the girl with the curls” to one of the foremost producers in Hollywood, co-founding Pickford-Fairbanks Studios with Douglas Fairbanks and, ultimately, United Artists. But before building a self-controlled empire, Pickford paid her dues as an actress, …