Tag: Amy Poehler

Top Four Awesome Female Characters in Television

Over the ages, and still to this day, women have often been misrepresented in television. The female characters either adhere to the ditsy, feminine, infantile stereotype; to the “tomboy” category — rigid, unsmiling, cold but tough as nails; the mother; and the temptress. These are loose interpretations of the different archetypes of women, but you… Read More

#WomanCrushWednesday: Amy Poehler Doesn’t Care If You Like It

Amy Poehler is another in a band of inspiring strong female role models who encourage women to become independent and learn to overcome and disregard opposing forces in our society. Although she is often lumped together with the other half of a famous comedic duo with long time friend and fellow “Saturday Night Live” alum Tina… Read More

Television Series Recommendation: Parks and Recreation

When “Parks and Recreation” first premiered back in 2009, there was good reason to be skeptical of its success. In terms of its concept, structure, aesthetic, and even the subject matter to a certain extent, it was nearly identical to “The Office.” By that point the American “Office” was an established comedic powerhouse, and “Parks… Read More