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Improv, Comedy, Women, Melbourne and everything in between.

Category Archives: Women

Dear Julia Gillard, our first female PM

“What I am absolutely confident of is it will be easier for the next woman, and the woman after that, and the woman after that… and I’m proud of that,” Prime … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Review: Spring Breakers

Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers is a polarising experience dividing viewers who are open to cinematic delirium and the people who just wanted to see another American Pie film. I warned … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carrie Bradshaw Didn’t Lie to Us (she also didn’t use social media)

By Clarissa Woods While the musings of Sex and the City seem timeless, the dating game has changed and I can’t quite keep up. With the prevalence of social media … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Victim blaming, media narratives, and the Steubenville rape case: She’s an honour student too

Following the recent coverage of the rape case in Steubenville, Ohio – a “football-obsessed town” – there is an apparent media narrative overriding the severity of a rape case regarding … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 9 Comments

A Female’s Life in General and the myth of Having It All

According to the (not so ancient, but a little archaic) myths of print media, there comes a point in a woman’s life where she must slay the triple-headed beast named … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 myths about being a ‘young, fun-loving, 20-something’

Disclaimer: I am not secretly a 70 year old hermit. I am a young, 20 year old female who goes out, drinks, smokes, dances, etc. I just have a few qualms about the expectations … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

GIRLS: high praise, high criticism, nudity – it’s all a bit like Aussie politics

Except it’s nothing like Aussie politics, and so much better. Hey guys, I’m back – but more importantly, so is GIRLS. Happy new year, everybody! I hope you have all … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment