Recently, I compared the memoirs of Bristol Palin and Malala Yousafzai on this site and many commenters claimed it was an unfair matchup. They said every young women would fail in comparison to the 17-year old Nobel Peace Prize winner (true) and that Bristol never held herself up for such scrutiny (debatable).
Hollywood dreams do come true! For hyper-competent billionaires, anyway. Deadline reports that Sony Pictures has purchased the film rights to Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's manifesto.
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…
Last night, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart won its ninth Emmy in a row for outstanding variety, music or comedy series. The show also won a writing award, the acceptance of which prompted New Yorker television critic Nancy Franklin to tweet, "Jon Stewart's writing staff: 14 men and — wait for it — 2 women!…
"These men have a loyalty to each other that never wavers. As for their loyalty to women… That's the movie I'd like to see." Just in time for the opening of the The Expendables, a suggestion for a sequel.
A few weeks ago, I said I felt it was premature to assume that David Letterman's workplace affairs necessarily led to a hostile work environment, but if an employee came forward to say it did, I'd quit defending him.