Judith Slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi

Let’s Talk About Female Rage

I say terrible things to spam callers. This is my confession.

I’m filled with rage. I can’t tell if it’s a normal amount for a woman pushing 50 (to be fair, technically 48) or if I’m one step away from burning this whole place down. I can’t tell because no one talks about this anymore. Did they ever?

It seems like we sort of used to, at least through art. The prom scene in Carrie was…