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    Reclaiming the Scarlet Letter for Women's Rights: Martha Plimpton and "A is For"

    Good old Hester Prynne, wearing her scarlet letter proudly – not a bad role model for women claiming their bodies as their own. Improbably, when it comes to women’s reproductive rights and health care, today’s political right seems to have channeled those 19th-century witchhun...

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    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Co-Host Golden Globe Awards

    In contrast to the Oscars which went with Seth MacFarlane as its host, The Golden Globes went for peak vagina by announcing that Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will be hosting their 70th anniversary show on January 13.  

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    Golden Globes Picks Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

    Good call, HPFA! While the Oscars went male with comedy writer-director Seth MacFarlane as their host, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has picked a female comedy duo with sitcom and SNL credentials to host their January 13 Golden Globes awards show on NBC. And both are far better known to th...

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    Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Team To Host The Golden Globes

    If the Oscars are the grown ups table, then the Golden Globes have usually been the looser, more gravy-stained kids table of the awards season and in 2013, two very funny women and friends will combine forces to hand out a bunch of awards.

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    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Take Over Ricky Gervais' Golden Globe Hosting Gig

    NBC has just announced that funny ladies Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, would host the 2013 Golden Globes.  The two women currently rule the roost at their respective sitcoms, "30 Rock" and "Parks and Recreation," and have been two of the most revered comics in the past decade.&n...

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    New TV Projects From a Host of Women Including Elizabeth Banks, Reese Witherspoon and Amy Poehler

    If all this television news continues, we are in for a lot of promising sounding female centric, female produced and female written shows. This time around Elizabeth Banks, Reese Witherspoon and Amy Poehler, Rachel Harris & Angela Kinsey are producing and creating shows for CBS, The CW, Comedy C...

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    Hollywood Stars Stand Up for Reproductive Freedom

    Love this. Sign the petition Draw the Line from the Center for Reproductive Rights.

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    Comedy Central Orders Amy Poehler-Produced Pilot For Web Series 'Broad City'

    In the latest demonstration of the growing power of web series and podcasts to launch talent and potential TV shows, a pilot based on the web series "Broad City" has been ordered by Comedy Central, the network announced today. Created, written by and starring Upright Citizens Brigade alums...

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    Recap: 'Louie' Closes Off Its Third Season With A Pair Of Classics

    In a very fine article on the always excellent AV Club this week, Todd Van Der Werff argues that "Louie" isn't just a strong contender for the best comedy on TV right now, but also the first show since "Seinfeld" and "The Simpsons" to genuinely move the form forward. Whether it becomes a touchstone ...

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    'Louie' Wraps Up a Season of Highs and Lows With a Spur-of-the-Moment Trip Abroad

    After the giddily happy-sad ending of the ambitious "Late Night" arc that took up the previous three episodes of "Louie," it was inevitable that last night's actual season finale, "New Year's Eve," felt a little anticlimactic. It even started at what for so many...

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