One woman animator creates a film about her long battle with mental illness, and it was nominated for an Oscar.

Mimi Pond talks about writing the first Simpsons episode.

I just didn't do that much TV writing, and there's a couple reasons for that. I wasn't invited to be on staff at the Simpsons, because they didn't want any women on staff at the time. Nobody told me that, it was something I found out through the grapevine. I was just sort of dropped like a hot rock, with no explanation from anyone there. It did remain a boy's club there for quite a few years.

Exodus is white supremacist.

Countries get mad about movies.


Also to consider: a list of reads about why it might not be North Korea that is behind the Sony hacks.

Hollywood is afraid of Wonder Woman.

How Jane Austen influenced Ross and Rachael.


Let's take a moment of silence for the millions of lives lost on Thursday.

A texas plumber's truck ended up as a vehicle in a Syrian extremist group, somehow.


The smallest coffins are the heaviest.

Being a woman on twitter.


On having your ex get a tattoo of your name.

Women at MIT did an AMA. It did not go over well, as you can imagine. Michelle Dean (ex-Gawker) writes about it here.