Plastic-surgery shaming is thus tantamount to blaming the victims of this ideal for working so hard to achieve what we’ve told them, for decades, they must do. It’s bullshit, it’s unfeminist, and it’s just one of many ways in which society damns women for taking its ideals concerning sexuality or the body to their natural extension. — What’s Really Behind The Ridicule Of Renée Zellweger’s Face
Those who are afraid of The Death of Klinghoffer because Palestinians have been awarded some of its most beautiful music haven’t listened very carefully – or haven’t stayed in their seats until the end. The heartbreaking aria that closes the opera belongs to Marilyn Klinghoffer, mourning her husband with controlled anguish. The loss that The Death of Klinghoffer invites us to experience most acutely is personal, not political. — Who’s afraid of ‘Klinghoffer’? « LRB blog
“Those previous versions of herself were so distant now that remembering them was almost like remembering other people, acquaintances, young women whom she’d known a long time ago, and she felt such compassion for them. ‘I regret nothing,’ she told her reflection in the ladies’ room mirror, and believed it.”
—Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven
If you think about it, most people are making do. They’re not living their dreams, but they’re not living a miserable existence, either. That’s kind of what life is—you mostly just do jobs that you can get and that pay for things. — The Rumpus Interview With Rainbow Rowell - The Rumpus.net
As for the spinoff, it’s just wishful thinking right now. “I wish that Twitter and all my fans were a network or a studio because I would already be in my fifth season of the spinoff,” she said, laughing. “But no, no one who has any authority or anything like that has said anything to me, but I am so flattered that people enjoy the character so much that they want more. I guess it’s that old adage, ‘Leave them wanting more.’ I hope that I will continue to do that in the next couple of episodes.”
— How The Good Wife Provided Carrie Preston’s Perfect Escape | E! Online
C’mon, CBS - my spinoff idea with Tascioni and Geneva Pine working in the same firm is still available!
When men are like “wow you’re so cool, you’re not like most girls” it always begs the question oh my god what do you think girls are like? — In Which We Teach You How To Be A Woman In Any Boys’ Club - Home - This Recording
'The Good Wife's' Archie Panjabi to Exit for 20th TV Talent Deal - Hollywood Reporter -
Not too surprising given the lost trajectory of her character, but still. Sadface.