Girls Season 4 Details Leaked via a Ride on the Subway

There's been much speculation about how Season 4 of the hit HBO series Girls will shake out now that Hannah has been accepted into the Iowa Writers' Workshop. But new rumors about Hannah's fate have been confirmed through a much-beloved sleuthing technique called "reading over the shoulder of a casting director with… » 4/28/14 11:30am 4/28/14 11:30am

In Praise of Television Peen

I watch a lot of television. From ABC to HBO, AMC to FX, Netflix and Starz and more but most of my shows are missing something — penis. Oh, there are plenty of breasts, female backsides in dim lighting or girls emulating blow jobs or back shots, but as a heterosexual women I am tired of thinking ‘Where’s the peen?’ or… » 3/21/14 6:00pm 3/21/14 6:00pm

Data Shows Girls Around The World Underestimate Themselves In Math

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has gathered data comparing countries all over the world on their track record of gender differences in various skills, degrees, work, and wages. It's an interesting cross section of opportunity, gender imbalance, and culture. The OECD even took into… » 3/09/14 12:30pm 3/09/14 12:30pm

​Lena Dunham's Stint on SNL Was a Feminist Extravaganza

Last night, Lena Dunham took to the stage over at 30 Rock as the host of Saturday Night Live on International Women's Day, and she did not hold back. The episode had some standard Dunham nudity, enough of her saying "I just feel like" to last a lifetime of therapy, and even a planned parenthood shoutout! In her… » 3/09/14 12:00pm 3/09/14 12:00pm

Doctor Barbie Makes Girls Care Less About Becoming Doctor People

Astronaut, computer engineer, Hawaiian haver of "fun" —Barbie's held more jobs for which she's clearly unqualified than Ryan Seacrest. But all of her career costumes were supposed to be a means to an end, a way for girls to play with a doll who would encourage them to pursue their big dreams. Turns out, career-having… » 3/05/14 3:00pm 3/05/14 3:00pm

Watch Lena Dunham Talk About That Time HBO Fired Her

Before Girls was an award-winning mega hit for HBO, Lena Dunham was an aspiring actress and filmmaker, coming off the success of Tiny Furniture, a film festival darling. In a recent interview with Bill Simmons, Dunham shared a rather embarrassing anecdote about one ill-fated job she had with the cable giant, before… » 2/20/14 8:30pm 2/20/14 8:30pm

You Too Can Learn the Goofy Dance from Last Night's Girls

Last night's Girls took Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna to a beach town on the North Fork of Long Island where they got drunk, fought and — most memorably — learned and performed a delightfully ridiculous dance routine. If you're a fan of what you saw and want to replicate it on your own nightmarish weekend away,… » 2/17/14 4:45pm 2/17/14 4:45pm

Girls: A Psychiatrist's Guide

For the women of Girls, it’s a rocky road to redemption; conquering their collective quarter life crisis is the least of their worries. I mean, what if these girls have serious issues? The story lines have been so tumultuous lately — from Hannah's amazing inability to grieve to Marnie's incredible uselessness — that… » 2/05/14 12:50pm 2/05/14 12:50pm