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Category Archives: Favorite Female Characters

Favorite Female Character: Adelaide Stratton (Houdini and Doyle)

by Cheryl Wollner

I’m trying desperately to enjoy last year’s television series Houdini & Doyle (2016). Houdini & Doyle crosses Victorian mystery with the X-Files, when Houdini (a skeptic) and Doyle (a spiritualist) set out to solve seemingly supernatural crimes. Adelaide Stratton, the first female constable of Scotland Yard, accompanies the duo on their adventures. The show has […]

Women Who Say No

by Cheryl Wollner

“Remember remember the fifth of November, the gun powder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gun powder treason should ever be forgot.” V for Vendetta The film V for Vendetta (2005), based off Alan Moore’s graphic novel, opens with Evey Hammond’s voice-over. When she explains how Guy Fawkes attempted to blow […]

Women Writing Men

by Cheryl Wollner

Even though my year of reading books by women ended in May, it continues to shape which authors I read. But it’s more than reading books by women, it’s reading books with challenging and intricate female protagonists. As I explored in a previous post, there is a gender gap not just in the gender of […]

Favorite Female Characters: Miss Martian

Miss Martian and I were hurtling toward a collision. She was the perky, popular cheerleader all freckled and dimpled and trying so hard to be adorable. And if she bonked herself on the head, with her little”Hello, Megan!” one more time, I was ready to bonk her in the head myself. Miss Martian AKA Megan […]