New York Times finally gets around to writing an obituary for Sylvia Plath, 14 other historic women

Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, The New York Times dedicated a substantial number of column inches to an area in which their publication has been lacking: Obituaries for women. As the new interactive feature notes, the Times has published thousands of obits since the paper’s founding in 1851 and “the…

With Jane, a Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer butchers a classic, making Brontë boring

Fans of Aline Brosh McKenna, producer and writer for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, may have heard that she was working on a graphic adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, Jane Eyre, but the arrival on shelves has been fairly quiet. Especially given that Ramón Pérez supplied the art for Jane (Archaia), the relative…

Prince On Prince: 10 artist memoirs we wish we could’ve read

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…