Bukowski and Women

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Many of times Bukowski was seen as a misogynist, with plenty of lines and even interviews showing his presumed true colors as to what women represented for him. And, taking a look at his biography (particularly his childhood and even his later years, after achieving success as a writer), we see that he had quite […]

A Western That All Women Love

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By force of habit, we tend to attach a gender to all movies. Even if we’re not aware, we’re inclined to believe westerns, for instance, are much more appreciated by men, whereas romantic comedies are pigeonholed girl movies. We end up making our choices by such unarticulated yet effective beliefs. The uniqueness of Lonesome Dove […]

Would Love Change Stefano?

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In every soap, a villain has to be a given, because let’s face it, without one, storylines would get boring, romance would soon fall by the wayside, and we’d be left with nothing. In Salem, villains have come and gone, and yet one….always manages to rise from the dead time and time again. If you […]

Insecurity vs. Being Strong: How Days Women Handle it and How Viewers Relate

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The women of Salem seem to lead a life some of us in reality would want to have—getting any guy they want, having a job, that while we’re sure they’re doing it, we never actually SEE them working, and then of course being really lucky and finding that one special person to be with….until disaster […]

Girly or Not, That is the Question

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You might think it difficult for a male writer to accurately portray the struggles of women in a medieval world like that of Game of Thrones.  If you look closely, though, Game of Thrones does a masterful job of showing how women–especially strong women–struggle to find their way in a male-dominated society.  The series shows […]

Forget Saying No to Drugs, Brady….Just Say No to Women

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It seems Brady doesn’t have a preference for a specific type of woman, just as long as she’s a warm body in his bed, then he’s all the happier for it. Starting with Chloe Lane, who he subsequently married and divorced, this relationship went from good to bad, as suddenly Brady went from good guy […]