An excerpt from Deborah Schoeneman’s Kindle Single “Woman-Child” is featured on Jezebel.com earlier this month. In it, Schoeneman, also a writer on the HBO show Girls, explains this woman in more detail. For example, she acts, dresses and is interested in popular culture much like a teenage girl. We’ve all seen them, career women looking like [...]
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Eight months ago, I gave birth to my third child, a baby girl named Caroline Olivia. After a wonderful five month maternity leave, it was time for me to go back to work and time for my husband and I to determine how we were going to manage three children and two careers.
After careful thought [...]
If you’ve ever watched a season of ABC’s The Bachelor, you know you can always count on the following:
• Crying. It’s not The Bachelor without running mascara and unintelligible love-declaring sob-snorts for a man that’s dating lots of other women.
• Tons of alcohol. We have yet to see anyone eat, but these ladies are never without a triple [...]
Harris Interactive reported that 55% of women are now watching football (Oct 2011 poll). We’re watching fewer hours than men are, but the trend is clear: Move over, men…the ladies are taking over your mancaves!
A couple of weeks ago (actually, I specifically remember it was Week 14, Giants/Cowboys), a friend asked me why [...]
Most of the time when I’m watching TV, I fly through the commercials on the DVR. Despite the fact that I am a working mom of two, and more than half of the commercials are designed to reach me – the target – I find that most don’t resonate with my life at all. [...]
Mindy Kaling is positioning herself to be the next Tina Fey. Acting, writing, publishing. Tina Fey was writing, acting, and moved on to producing – with Mean Girls, 30 Rock, and now the bestseller Bossypants, it’s plain to see Team Tina is building an empire in the shadows. Tina Fey is a great [...]
Watch any romantic comedy and a familiar scene is bound to play out. Boy meets girl; they end up in a bar; drinks lead into a blossoming love and the rest is cinematic gold. Rarely would you stop to consider what these two crazy kids are drinking at the bar, yet it [...]
Moms are front and center at Ogilvy this week as we present new data about the impact of technology on families and how that changes the way we market to mothers. One surprising finding from the research conducted by Ogilvy and leading consumer insights company Communispace is that this impact is overwhelmingly positive – [...]
Almost 20 years ago, I stepped into my first comic book store; shyly hiding behind a few of my geeky guy friends who directed me to comic books that a “girl would read.” I defiantly picked up copies of what they were reading and promptly fell in love with many of the superheroes—incredibly powerful [...]