Posts tagged ladies

When asked where she predicts women will go in comedy this year, she replied, “Wherever they want.”
This is a very rare lead role in cinema. Women, I find, we’re defined a lot by men and thus defined by our gender, who we are through our relationship with men, be it as a victim or a love relationship. The idea that this is a woman who defines herself by her work and by her brain and doesn’t try to sleep with her superiors, that to me is really inspiring.
I saw Zero Dark Thirty last night and I thought it was incredible, and important, even if it isn’t perfect. I want to write more about it but I have work to do right now. This quote from Jessica Chastain gets at some of what I was thinking.
[Claire McCaskill] “had a confidence and was very much more sort of ladylike” in 2006 campaign.

Missouri Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin  - Bloomberg (via brooklynmutt)

Maybe Todd Akin’s feet are coated in delicious barbecue sauce and that is why he cannot stop sticking them in his mouth.

On women’s biological defenses

If a bank is being robbed, women can secrete a substance that simultaneously alerts police and scrambles the vault combinations.

If a cab driver refuses to go to Brooklyn, women can secrete a substance that causes his tires to deflate.

If a kitten is stuck in a tree, women can secrete a substance that forms a wide, soft net.

If you have a bad hangover, women can secrete a substance that goes to the deli and buys aspirin, Gatorade and an egg-and-cheese sandwich.

If the GPS breaks, women can secrete a substance that identifies the exit you need.

If a representative to the United States Congress is a clueless dipshit, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.

I rode the train with an important political operative this weekend

Overheard: “I like to read, and dance, and sing. Also cook. I want to be a fashion designer, that’s plan A, pretty much. But also I would like to be the person who gets a woman elected president of the United States.”

Keep your eyes peeled for this one. She’s a little over four feet tall, wears glasses and beaded braids, last seen on an F train heading toward Midwood.

"This whole sort of witch-hunt mentality, this Internet witch hunt thing, I thought the Internet was going to be about buying car parts and looking at porn," he said.

Hey 1998, what up

92y:

Amy Poehler backstage at 92Y tonight with two young fans. Read the live tweets here. 

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92y:

Amy Poehler backstage at 92Y tonight with two young fans. Read the live tweets here

<3 <3 <3