On Tuesday, ABC premiered Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated television seriesAgent Carter. The limited series follows Captain America character Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she uncovers danger and adventure in post-World War II New York City. Peggy is a classy dame who also happens to be a super spy, capable combatant, and snarky shatterer of the glass ceiling.
In The 100, highly competent teen Clarke (Eliza Taylor) carries the weight of her friends' lives.
Typical post-apocalyptic television narratives are not a place for justice. Shows like The Walking Dead, Dominion, and Falling Skies focus on usual masculine-driven stories says that when the world goes to shit, there's no time for negotiation, it's all about shooting first and asking questions later.
As 2014 draws to a close, we will soon be moving into the initial phases of the 2016 presidential election. Will Clinton run? Can she win? That decision will likely be made in parts of the country that I’ve never visited.
Sexy Star stands alone in the ring on the new Latino-focused El Rey Network luchador show. (photo source)
My interest in professional wrestling began in 1999—I was just a kid who loved watching WWF (now known as WWE) on TV. This time period, characterized by egregiously violent matches, aggressive sexuality, and ‘‘politically incorrect” characters and stories, is commonly known as the “Attitude Era.”
In Outlander, Caitriona Balfe stars as a nurse named Claire who accidentally travels back in time.
Outlander is television series based on the beloved epic novels by Diana Gabaldon. It was advertised as a sexy, funny, supernatural-but-relatively-accurate historical romance featuring a witty heroine, Claire, at the center. It has been billed as “feminism’s answer” to Fifty Shades of Greyand Game of Thrones. That is a bizarrely tall order, but the show managed to make good on every promise—right up until the mid-season finale got seriously rapey.