Megan Volpert is the author of seven books on communication and popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists. Her most recent work is 1976 (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016). She has been teaching high school English in Atlanta for a decade and was 2014 Teacher of the Year. She edited the American Library Association-honored anthology This Assignment Is so Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching.
Bergen, Curtain, and Radner: Saturday Night Live's Second-Ever Christmas Special Lacks Dumb Blondes | 13 May 2016 // 3:55 AM
Despite the drunken antics and sexist attitudes of their fellow cast members, it’s the women who brought the laughs in Saturday Night Live’s second Christmas special
What's in a Broad? Hillary Clinton As Pragmatic Icon in 'Broad City' Cameo | 20 Mar 2016 // 9:00 PM
Hillary Clinton's appearance on Broad City may be pandering, or a genuine assertion of the series' female space.
Eleven Madison Park vs Alinea: The Ultimate Restaurant Grudge Match | 17 Apr 2017 // 9:00 PM
On the comparative merits of Eleven Madison Park versus Alinea, on the occasion of Eleven Madison Park being named the best restaurant in the world.
'Egg': Bloomsbury's Eggscellent Mission | 14 Mar 2017 // 9:30 PM
Does Humpty Dumpty freak you out more or less than salmonella? Bloomsbury's Object Lessons books offer fodder for daily mindfulness.
Speed Bumps Are Dumb, and Other Thoughts on 'Traffic' | 21 Mar 2017 // 5:30 AM
Everybody hates traffic, but what should we do about it?
Food Films Get Eaten Alive by 'Feasting Our Eyes' | 6 Mar 2017 // 9:15 PM
So we should watch more Super Size Me and less Babette’s Feast? C’mon.