Monday, October 31: Guests Nathan Lane, Genevieve Angelson and Matt Seitz & Alan Sepinwall. Hannah Walton sits-in with the 8G Band. Show 0441.
“Good Girls Revolt” follows three young women as they fight to dismantle the old boys’ network at the office and reconcile their professional ambitions with their personal desires. (The series is a fictionalized version of Lynn Povich’s 2012 book of the same name, which recounts the 1970 gender discrimination lawsuit filed by female employees at Newsweek magazine.)
Each of the main characters puts a compelling spin on an identifiable type. Patti (Genevieve Angelson) is the Free-Spirited Hippie Chick with a titanic work ethic; Jane (Anna Camp) is the Icy Blonde Princess surprised to learn she might be a career girl; Cindy (Erin Darke) is the Shy, Bespectacled Mouse with a sensuous side (and a raging booze problem).
This year has been an equally amazing and terrible time to be a woman. Between Donald Trump, Roger Ailes’s sexual harassment suit, and Kelly Oxford’s Twitter campaign, it almost seems like Amazon has just pulled off the most impressive sneak campaign in the history of TV shows.
Anna Camp: We didn’t know how relevant this show was going to be. We knew it was going to be around the first woman presidential candidate. But we had no clue this time was going to be so sexually charged.
Genevieve Angelson: On the show we’ve all had an incredible sense of gratitude. I think there’s a feeling in the air that we’re making something that matters.
Genevieve Angelson Fan Gallery > Events > 10-18: “Good Girls Revolt” New York Screening
New photos added to the Genevieve Angelson Fan Gallery from the People’s “Ones To Watch” event.
Genevieve Angelson Fan Gallery > Events > 2016 > 10-13: People’s “Ones To Watch”
On Monday, October 17, three stars from Amazon’s new original series Good Girls Revolt will participate on a panel on the Impact Stage at Northeastern University. Following the panel, there will be a screening of Good Girls Revolt followed by a Q&A with the lead cast and executive producers, including Anna Camp (known for her role in Pitch Perfect), Genevieve Angelson (known for her role in House of Lies), Erin Darke (known for her role in Kill Your Darlings), and Chris Diamantopoulos (known for his role as ex-billionaire investor Russ Hanneman in Silicon Valley). The cast will be joined by Executive Producers for the show Dana Calvo, Darlene Hunt and Lynda Obst.
Let’s transport ourselves back to New York City in 1969, shall we? Good Girls Revolt tells the story about what happens when a group of women demand equal treatment at the newspaper where they work, spawning the perfect crossover between Mad Men and The Newsroom. Never mess with driven, determined female researchers, y’all.
Getting Political: “People say oh, it’s such great timing with the show coming out at the same time Hilary Clinton is the first female candidate for a major party for the presidential election. That’s not a coincidence; that’s not just good timing. It’s happening because this is what’s happening. These are the issues we are having right now in the United States. Why do we pay for tampons and sanitary pads when this is a human female function? Why are we still taxed for the fact that we have a period? These are all things that are coming up now because these are the injustices that are happening and it’s time. We can’t stand it anymore.”