This Friday’s release of Ted 2 marks a historic year for the career of Mark Wahlberg: a year in which the marquee Hollywood star has helped realize Entourage The Movie, executive-produced Ballers into existence, and generally helped solidify 2015 as a peak year for unapologetic bros.
Early in December, The A.V. Club released their list of "The best podcasts of 2013," compiled by 15 of their podcast reviewers. Of those 15 contributors, only one woman voted, and coincidentally or not, only one podcast hosted by a woman was included in the final list of the 10 best podcasts of the year.
Back in 1981, Nell Scovell was selected by the Boston Globe to join a program that allowed college students to work as correspondents for their sports section. Scovell later went on to a very successful career in television writing and producing, working on shows like NCIS, Murphy Brown, and Monk. She was the first…