It’s the quality of so much sorrow held at the brink that attracted me to "BoJack Horseman." It’s brilliant, at once both witty and belly-laugh silly, and often capable of being shockingly real.
Writing and research from Shatima Jones's interdisciplinary seminars, “(De)Tangling the Business of Black Women’s Hair” and “Black Experiences in Literature, Movies, and Television,” published in honor of Black History Month, 2021.
The first installment of "A Seat at Our Table," featuring “The Black Women Boss Ladies of Shondaland” by Cheyenne Porcher “Black Motherhood on Primetime Television” by Courteney Celestin, “Laboring Women: Black and White Beauticians in Film” by Ava Marshall, and “The Liberation of Black Women through Cinema” by Kendra Brown.
From Claire Huxtable to Rainbow Johnson, how has the portrayal of Black women and Black motherhood in Black sitcoms changed over time?
How does the lack of equal and unbiased representation in television marketed for children affect their sense of self and self-worth?
Like the Greek tragedy of its time, The Bachelor is one of the best modern portrayals of the human condition.
In their groundbreaking one-woman plays, Phoebe-Waller Bridge and Jacqueline Novak prove that uncensored comedy celebrating female sexuality can find mainstream success.
Set in the rural Bootheel of Missouri Sharp Objects drifts through its story like the gooey cherry pie its characters eat sticks to the roof of their mouths.
"Whether Tony Soprano or Don Draper, the mysterious men with a complicated past and an even more complicated present reflected not only changes in viewing patterns but also a deep change in how the nation reflects itself on television. But who are the "Difficult Women" of the television revolution?"