Lana Winters Is The Queer “Final Girl” We Need Right Now

Has there ever been a queer “Final Girl” as tenacious as Lana Winters in American Horror Story: Asylum? Played by out-bisexual actress Sarah Paulson with astonishing defiance and lesbian specificity, Lana is a feminist survivor hero for our almost supernaturally patriarchal times. She becomes what Carol J. Clover calls the “Final Girl,” the woman who […]

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Lizz Winstead: The First Lady of Political Satire Talks Protest, Fake News & Feminist Party Jams

The first lady of political satire, Lizz Winstead is a multi-hyphenate performer whose humor is equally at home on network TV and in an activist coven. The Minnesota native co-created comedy behemoth The Daily Show in 1996, founded reproductive rights organization the Lady Parts Justice League in 2012, and published a book of essays, Lizz Free or Die, in 2013. Winstead’s […]

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