Another Period’s Feminist History

Originally published with Paste Magazine on August 4, 2015.

This summer Comedy Central debuted a satirical look at the Gilded Age from comedians and actresses Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome. The two women have been in their fair share of projects, whether doing stand-up (Leggero as a solo comedian, and Lindhome as one part of the comedy-music duo Garfunkel and Oates), TV or film. Still, nothing fully satisfied their creative drive, so they set about creating a period piece in the vein of Downton Abbey with a snarky twist aimed at today’s reality show hysterics. And, voila, Another Period was born. [Full article available at Paste]

 

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