The Hidden Women of Animation

July 1, 2020

In an absorbing new book, women take their place alongside the most famous Disney writers and animators, including the group referred to by Walt Disney as his “Nine Old Men.” […]

Andrew Davis’ ‘The Fugitive’

August 5, 2019

At my high school, admission to advanced placement (AP) classes was by invitation only. I tried four times to be admitted into AP English. The head of the department, a sour and exhausted woman named Ms. Gallagher, eventually told me, “I wouldn’t feel good about myself if I encouraged you to pursue something at which you won’t succeed.” […]

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