Female Creators Roundtable

Female Creators Roundtable: Ariel Schrag, Like Who?

Both longtime blog readers are probably aware that I’m a big fan of Ariel Schrag’s work in general and of her most recent book, Likewise in particular. One of the things I find most interesting about Schrag is how different her work is from male comics creators like Jeff Brown or David Heatley. Specifically, for […]

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Gluey Tart on Women in Comics

Jill Thompson’s mainstream work vs. Jill Thompson’s independent work.

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Female Creators Roundtable: Jenji Kohan and Weeds

Cerusee and Noah posted, now me. I’ve been watching Weeds in dvd and just finished season 3. If you don’t know, it’s a comedy/soap opera/crime show about a young widow in a rich suburb who decides to support her kids by selling pot. For the most part I like it. The cast is good and the […]

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Female Creators Roundtable: Jane Austen and yes, eventually, some damned zombies.

I’ve been on a big Timothy Hutton kick lately, so naturally I had to go watch Ordinary People, the famous 1980 film for which a young Hutton won an Oscar. Hutton, Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Judd Hirsch, etc; they’re all fantastic. Actually, Hirsch doesn’t really rock my world–I think I’ve seen better psychiatrists on […]

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Super Edward (Female Creators Roundtable)

This is the first post in a roundtable on female creators here at HU. Tom, Miriam, and Cerusee will have posts up on this topic as the week goes on.___________________________ As threatened, I did in fact see the Twilight movie this weekend. It was actually a good bit better than I thought it would be. […]

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