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Ode to Unlikeable Women

Twenty minutes into Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s acclaimed series Fleabag, our distraught and grieving protagonist confesses her greatest fear: “I have a horrible feeling that I’m a greedy, perverted, selfish, apathetic, cynical, depraved, morally bankrupt woman who can’t even call herself a feminist.” The first time I watched this scene, it felt like a revelation. There were […]


Phoebe Waller-Bridge: The Everyday Feminist

British comedic writer Phoebe Waller- Bridge seems to be winning award after award. Series two of Fleabag has already collected fifteen and Walker-Bridge recently secured the 2020 SAG award for Best Female Performance in a comedy. Yet her incredibly diverse abilities ensure that Fleabag is not the only Waller- Bridge creation that has become the obsession of […]


Emmy Awards 2019

Depending on your where your cultural passions lie, the annual Primetime Emmys can either be the pinnacle of your awards season or fly directly over your head. The awards ceremony, which honours the best of US prime-time television, is the slightly less glamorous cousin of the always massive Grammy and Academy Awards, which both exude […]