'Basic bitch' jokes
Clem Bastow "Here’s a little secret: you can dislike another woman without being a misogynist. You can laugh about 'basic bitches' without it being a girl-on-girl crime."
Clem Bastow "People like Bynes aren’t just 'celebrities' - they’re people, and our treatment of them in their times of crisis can say a lot about our own humanity, or lack thereof."
Clem Bastow A new UN-backed study on gender representation in the on-screen workforce shows its slim pickings for women. Here's why that needs to change.
Clem Bastow If your only introduction to the British singer-songwriter was this week's RPattz-affiliated nonsense, here's what you really need to know about this compelling artist.
Clem Bastow Colin Farrell was just confirmed as the male lead for the second season of True Detective, taking over from Woody and Mac. But what about the women?
All about booty
Clem Bastow Well, a closer look reveals the songs have more than one thing in common.
DV in sport
Clem Bastow It's not enough to simply talk about a hardline stance on violence against women within a sport.
Clem Bastow So let's stop acting like there is.
Beyonce & TSwift
Clem Bastow All the women who independent, throw your hands up at me.
Clem Bastow "I went to The Inbetweeners 2 and all I got was a sense of crippling ennui." Yep, this film is bad.
Clem Bastow Given the enthusiastic female response to Pratt’s amped up body, it’s tempting to speculate as to whether or not Marvel have slowly been cottoning on to the power of the female gaze.
Ukraine Is Not A Brothel
Clem Bastow Melbourne film maker Kitty Green documents her experiences in the Ukraine, caught up in the group’s ascent.
Clem Bastow Let's examine the album cover that launched a thousand memes.
Bro country culture
Clem Bastow The country music hit claims to turn the tables on bro country culture.
Clem Bastow Or does it have enough problems already?
Clem Bastow Take it from Robin Thicke: there are few things more dangerous, at least in a PR sense, than agreeing to do a live social media Q&A.
Clem Bastow Because no body is perfect and being 'difficult' is not a crime.
Clem Bastow The many and varied reactions to this cover prove again and again why representation is so important: if you can see it, you can be it.
Clem Bastow On the 25th anniversary of Seinfeld Clem Bastow explains why Elaine Benes is her favourite comic creation of all time.
Exaholism for beginners
Clem Bastow There sure are a lot of afflictions to try and avoid when it comes to love and dating.