Tag: Katherine Dykstra
On the evolution of Internet bullying, resilience of underdogs, and the promise of today’s teens.
Our editors highlight some worthy books to start off the fall.
|“Well, you better stop crying and start writing.”|
You thought feminists had to focus on empowering women? Stephanie Coontz on why, after a sustained assault on families and unions, that just isn’t enough anymore.
|From the stark lines that close its opening paragraph: “I used the pink foam. My period was late,” senior editor Katherine Dykstra knew “Lucky Girl” was perfect for Guernica.|
|A conversation with Staal, author of the new book Reading Women: How the Great Books of Feminism Changed My Life, on Susan Faludi’s accusations in Harper’s of feminism’s ritual matricide, the health of the movement, and whether Sarah Palin should be attaching herself to it.|
These big brass records are the heartbeat of HBO’s new show Treme.
Each of the women in these short stories are realistically drawn.
That the conversations about The Pride have mostly been concerning the confusion about the story’s setting is a shame, as the ideas that drive the play are important.
Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beck’s combined sound and energy is a complete success.
The writers’ wise observations make this collection worthwhile.
For the lovers of dark magic, Tim Burton’s strange and unusual world awaits you at MoMA…
Just as the 1800s were ripe for the abolition of slavery, this century will bring forces to bear on freeing women from violence, slavery, and oppression.
Hard to read, but well worth the pain.
Colson Whitehead takes us through teen-aged Benji’s coming of age over a partially-unsupervised summer at Sag Harbor in 1985.
My friend said The Hurt Locker had been called the most realistic Iraq war film made thus far. And I believe her.
From its playful beginning to its horrific climax and heartening denouement, the acting, the music, the dialogue in Ruined all work together to achieve a story as politically powerful as it is simple.
In this film, the director uses her father, First Amendment attorney Martin Garbus, as a lens through which to explore four freedom of speech cases tried over the course of American history.
The short stories in Nothing Right all revolve around midwestern women in complicated relationships, both familial and romantic.
The congresswoman and author on the impact of Hillary’s candidacy and the utter shortsightedness of voting for McCain; plus, the next big goal for women, and the importance of supportive fathers.