1. Latest Podcast: Watching Batman, Robin and Batgirl

    August 23, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    And wondering if anything’s really changed for women and women superheroes in the nearly 50 years since the late Yvonne Craig‘s …
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  2. Latest Podcast: On Elvis Presley, Death and Hospital Hot Chocolate

    August 17, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    A story, also costarring Michael Jackson and childhood cancer (not my own), on the new Joal Ryan Thing. Listen on Podbean: …
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  3. So, M Is for the Media Coverage…

    August 15, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    I wrote an alphabetically indexed feature for Yahoo! about everything that’s wrong with the Ben Affleck-nanny story. It’s called, “Everything …
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  4. That Time I Guested on That Podcast…

    August 11, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    …And then didn’t get around to promoting the episode on my site for a week-and-a-half. Yes, that would be how …
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  5. Latest Podcast: Shameless Clickbait Edition with Bette Davis’ 4th Husband

    August 1, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    If you can get past the Gary Merrill centennial ploy, then there’s also thoughtful discussion of Zayn Malik‘s stated desire to make …
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  6. I Read a Vintage Bill Cosby Scholastic Biography, and Did the Expected Double Takes

    July 31, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    My book report for Yahoo!

  7. Latest Podcast: Why Every Under-30 Hollywood Actress Should Heed This Anniversary*

    July 28, 2015 by Joal Ryan

    Clara Bow would’ve turned 110* on Wednesday. For a time, the original “It” girl was the biggest movie star in …
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