How pop culture is still treating women's lives as fairy tales

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Strong female characters are more common in movies and TV now, but women are often still playing stereotypes. They might be hanging with the guys, swilling beer, bragging about hook-ups or still waiting for their happy ending. A new book of essays examines the role of women in pop culture.

Credits

Guest:
Carina Chocano - author of “You Play The Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages” - @Carina_Chocano

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole