ComPost: ladies


Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 04/21/2014

WWJD: On Charlotte Bronte’s birthday, Jane Eyre answers your questions

Happy Birthday, Charlotte Bronte!

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:04 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  birthdays, ladies, literature

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Get that beach body! The guide they don’t want you to see

You’re welcome, ladies!

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  beach body, ladies

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Phyllis Schlafly’s funny logic on the wage gap — and the husband gap

Mo’ money, fewer husbands.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:42 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, oy

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 03/17/2014

You can be anything (as long as it’s pink!) -- the icky results of a Girl Scout -- Barbie partnership

It’s an uncomfortable pairing.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:59 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barbie, girls, ladies, pink

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Don’t ‘ban bossy,’ Sheryl Sandberg. Tell us what to do next.

This isn’t the way to encourage girls to lead.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:08 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bossy, ladies, lean in

Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Cate Blanchett’s fighting words for movie heroines, on Oscar night

“The world is round, people!“

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:57 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, oscars

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Virginia Republican calls women ‘hosts’ (‘some refer to them as mothers’) in Facebook post

He claims he was joking.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:26 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hosts, ladies, oy, virginia

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ is going to be a movie. A sneak preview of the script!

Here are some plot suggestions.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:38 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, lean in

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Mike Huckabee and women’s uncontrolled libido, or, Uncle Sugar

The GOP will have a much easier time talking to women once they realize that women can hear them.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:15 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, ugh, war on women, wow

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 01/23/2014

How not to talk about Wendy Davis

New stories and old patterns.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:37 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, texas, women

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013

The problem with that Pantene labels ad

Feminism sells! ....shampoo

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, pantene

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Waiting for Gadot? There is a Wonder Woman and the Internet is upset

The Internet always has opinions to spare.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  casting, ladies, wonder woman

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Every gift for children this year is terrifying -- a walk over the Thin Pink Line in Target

Sugar and spice and everything hideous and terrifying.

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:49 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aaaaaargh, disney, ladies, toys

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Through the International Men’s Day looking-glass

I recommend this experience to anyone!

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:16 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, men

Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Schwarzenegger and Strauss-Kahn — and other throwbacks

I feel like Rip Van Winkle.

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:11 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Schwarzenegger, Strauss-Kahn, ladies

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Hillary Clinton’s censored photo — far too distracting!

Maybe you can censor reality!

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:48 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, argh, ladies

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/01/2011

The end of feminism: From Princeton girls to Wikipedia, is it over?

Are we done with women’s rights?

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Scott Adams and men’s rights: equal pay

Hear me out on this one.

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:00 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  oy, ladies, the Internet

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Chivalry vs. politeness and Chris Brown’s latest

Except possibly Chris Brown.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:09 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kids these days, Chris Brown, ladies