As a film critic, I often lament that every winter theaters are inundated with biopics about white men overcoming adversity. These prestige flicks are prime Oscar bait, and the reason many know the stories of kings, dictators, presidents and male…
RP on Ask Me Another!
NPR's puzzle / trivia / humor podcast Ask Me Another had me on for their Meet The Expert section. I even hosted a game of "Two Truths and a Lie, Rejected Princesses Edition"!
RP on You & Me This Morning!
I talk with the women of You and Me This Morning about Rejected Princesses. There is also a dog.
RP in Cosmopolitan!
Cosmopolitan included a brief shout-out to RP in this month's issue!
Seen Not Heard
The students at BAYCAT included RP in their video project of the portrayal of women in the media. Take a look!
I did an AMA on Reddit's /r/books.
Ida Laura Pfeiffer
Starting her travels at 45 years old, this globetrotter became a worldwide sensation for going boldly where no woman had gone before.
Fearsome undefeated samurai warrior who was "a match for any god or demon," and is one of Japan's greatest heroines…
Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine
America had Al Capone. Sydney had Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine - who *hated* each other.
When her shogun husband cheated on her, she raised an army and destroyed the other woman's house. Later she deposed her incompetent son to become the first nun to rule Japan.
A phenomenally successful archaeologist who became a fashion icon for wearing men's clothing.