Tag: sexism

All the Spare Ribs!

Open Culture has all 239 issues of Spare Rib. “Founded in ’72 by Marsha Rowe and Rosie Boycott (pictured below), and run as a collective, the magazine featured a ‘breadth of voices.’ Early issues “involved big-name contributors including Betty Friedan, Germaine Greer, Margaret Drabble and Alice Walker, but […]

Summer Fun Time Reading ’16

It’s that time again. The UV, both A and B, is high. The pollen’s flying. The sun is shining. And everywhere the summer lists are in bloom. So I have a list of comics that might go well with that public radio-recommended salad or be just the thing […]

Failing Storm

At Bitchflicks, friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at “How the ‘X-Men’ Films Failed Iconic Black Female Superhero, Storm.” “Originally introduced in 1975, Storm is widely celebrated as the first Black female superhero. Although The Butterfly in comic magazine Hell-Rider is technically the first. While the first […]

“Random Roles: Teri Garr”

Teri Garr talks with The Onion about her roles in Tootsie, Oh, God, working with Elvis and more. “Teri Garr, who got her start as a go-go dancer in the background of swinging ’60s films like Pajama Party and a string of Elvis movies before breaking out as […]