A Thong Day’s Journey Into Night: What Wearing a G-String Taught Me About Feminism

On an average day, I do not spend much time thinking about my underwear because if it’s good, it’s doing its job: covering my front bottom and my back bottom without muss, fuss, or internal strife. If it is bad, on the other hand, it is the only thing I can think about. Life is certainly too short to bother with…

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Is Still (Right) on Top (of That Rose)

There is no better occasion than now to revisit director Stephen Herek’s 1991 sleeper Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. It’s summer-ish, contemporary retroism has the movie’s keen sense of style looking relevant, and our species has not yet been wiped from the face of our planet. If you haven’t seen it, you should…

Wonder Woman Has a New Costume, But Will She Still Be Forced to Wear Those Ugly Wedges?

Wonder Woman, a powerful feminist icon and moneymaker for Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot, in that order, is coming back to theaters June 2020. Wonder Woman’s outfit has been updated—shiny, gold armor, fishnets, thigh high gold boots—and it looks very practical for fighting super villains and also Kristin Wiig. However,…