Monthly Archives: October 2014

Films About Women 16

1 Les Diaboliques Les Diaboliques is a French thriller made in 1955. It tells the story of a married woman whose husband is cheating on her. She teams up with her husband’s mistress to kill him. They kill him, dispose … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet aka Films I’m Not Watching Now

I should acknowledge the one and only Stephen Colbert for the title of this (and the American Heiress post) with his wonderful bit “Who’s Not Honoring Me Now.” I have a nasty habit of taking out too many things from … Continue reading

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You Men By Sr. Juana Ines De La Cruz

A few months back, I posted a poem by Anne Bradstreet, the first poet of America, and mentioned how cool it was that the first poet of America was a woman. As fate would have it, the first poet of … Continue reading

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My BFF Won the Nobel Peace Prize!

Malala Yousafzai has been awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for her work for education for girls around the world.  I could not be happier for my BFF. Congratulations Malala, God bless you, and continued success!

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Random Thoughts on the Bechdel Test

Since I’ve been doing a series of Films About Women, I figured I should give my thoughts on the Bechdel Test. For those not in the know, the Bechdel test has the qualifying criteria. To pass the Bechdel test, a … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Beltzhoover Mason by Gilbert Stuart

Gilbert Stuart, as I’m sure you know, painted a lot of portraits. I like this one, which is at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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