Ratched: Ryan Murphy Calls ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Prequel Series “A Feminist Horror Story”

American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy is giving fans a little background on Ratched, his new dramatic series starring Sarah Paulson as a younger version of the sadistic Nurse Ratched from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The series was given a two-season, 18-episode, straight-to-series commitment by the streaming service, with Murphy directing the opening episode as he does […]

Get to Know Women Who Changed the World With ‘Who’s She?’

A few years ago a friend of mine asked a question that shook me up a bit. “Can you name five female scientists?” “Of course I can!” was my immediate answer, followed by a bit of mental triangulation. Doctor Sally Ride was easy; she was a very prominent astronaut when I was a kid. And […]

Holly Marie Combs Isn’t Too ‘Charmed’ with CW Reboot

So that didn’t last long. Less than 24 hours after the CW announced it was ordering a pilot for a high-profile reboot of the long-running WB series Charmed, the original series’ own Piper Halliwell – Holly Marie Combs – took to Twitter to conjure up some ill will towards the project. Combs originally retweeted a Charmed fan’s […]

J Scott Campbell And Wonder Woman’s New Shoulder Pads

Legendary artist J Scott Campbell, creator of Danger Girl and co-creator of Gen-13 posted on Facebook in response to the new look Wonder Woman costume. It made quite an impact. I rarely comment about comic book industry matters on my personal FB page, but I gotta say, shoulder pads, especially big bulky metal ones NEVER look good on […]