Posts Tagged: Mary Tyler Moore

Out of the Trenches: The Rumpus Review of Wonder Woman


If there was ever a case for women avoiding Botox, Diana’s signature skepticism for the patriarchy is it. She has never encountered womanhood as subordinate, and she’s not about to start. ...more

Learning to Live Alone through the Legacy of Mary Tyler Moore


Characters like Mary and Rhoda hadn't been turned into stereotypes of single women in their thirties or career women or divorcees. They couldn't be: they were the first. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Dead Girls Sold Here


Why then are we comfortable with women routinely being cast as the victims of violence? Why don’t we see that as sexist? Where is the outrage? ...more