The focus of this blog is “women I admire”, with all the subjectivity and oversights that such a theme might suggest. My intention is not to compile a comprehensive encyclopaedia of artists, or provide painstakingly researched reviews of their work… I’d rather just rave about the films, TV shows and albums that I enjoy, and try not to rant too much about the ones that I didn’t. In theory, this helps me to expand my knowledge of a field I’m trying to break into, while also helping me to identify the type of stories and jokes I want to be telling… and perhaps even find fresh inspiration for characters in the performances of overlooked and underrated actresses.
In my off-line life, I am an aspiring screenwriter, armchair socialist, and “male feminist” (for whatever that’s worth), with a stack of awesome scripts just waiting to be produced. My ten year plan looks like this:
- Phase 1: Write genre comedies with strong female leads.
- Phase 2: ???
- Phase 3: World peace and harmony.
Oh, and Thalia was the Greek muse of Comedy, in case anyone was wondering.