By Tanya Erzen
By Laura Barcella
Golden Globe winner Tina Fey (30 Rock) and Golden Globe nominee Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) will host the 70th Annual Golden Glo
The web series "Broad City," created by comedians Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been tapped by Comedy Central for a pilot. The pilot will be executive produced in part by Amy Poehler, who, like Jacobson and Glazer, is tied to the Upright Citizens Brigade. Described in the WSJ as "sneak-attack feminism," the show "follows two girls, played by Jacobson and Glazer, throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time," according to a release. Watch the show's teaser after the jump.
Monday morning, T Magazine editor Deborah Needleman tweeted about an upcoming Katie Roiphe event at the New York Public Library, describing Roiphe, who frequently butts heads with feminist writers, as "sexy (sorry, feminists), smart, and sassy." That qualifier quickly became a meme when Jezebel founding editor Anna Holmes and Salon reporter Irin Carmon started tweeting with the hashtag #sorryfeminists. Soon it felt like every woman on Twitter, plus a few men, were tweeting #sorryfeminists entries.
Graphic artist Hydrogene has created a new series of minimal posters -- pieces that illustrate a film or person with just one symbol -- depicting six women who changed science and the world. Honoring Marie Curry, Sally Ride, Jane Goodall, Rosalind Franklin, Grace Hopper, and Rachel Carson, the posters are visually stunning and an important reminder that science is not a man's game. Check them out after the jump.
Long gone are the days of sending demo tapes to record executives or trying to get publishers to read your latest novel. Call it a digital uprising or the new business model for success, but more and more women are taking their talent -- and ideas -- online. They're creating their business and brand, on their own terms. Let's take a look at some of the self-made women who found success using the Internet.