Winter is officially on its way and you need something to raise your spirits and inspire you through the darker months. Fear not! Issue #3 of Riposte is now available to pre-order! Throughout the new issue we profile a selection of incredible women who are out there, pushing things forward, creating amazing work and offering inspiring insights into their worlds.
We speak to women as diverse as a beer sommelier to a clinical psychologist, from a trainee astronaut to a punk band front woman. In our meetings section we interview the incredible stylist Anna Trevelyan; iconic painter, Nathalie Du Pasquier; director of Frieze art fairs, Victoria Siddall and singer Samantha Urbani. To order your copy and find out more about content in issue #3 click here.
Laughing out loud. The kind that erupts from the deep and propels lap cats into flight. This is the holy grail of comedy writing and only the elite can pull it off, fewer still maintain it beyond a handful of seasons. And there is only one that’s managed it, globally, for 25 side-splitting years. Cue music, cue clouds, cue The Simpsons. January 2015 marks the show’s silver anniversary with FOX, making it the longest-running
scripted series in the history of television. That’s 552 scripts and counting. On the eve of The Simpsons’ 25th birthday, fangirl L.A. Ronayne celebrates the success of the planet’s most renowned TV show. With a focus on the family’s famous females, she speaks to scriptwriter Stephanie Gillis and Bart Simpson herself—Nancy Cartwright. To read the full feature, order issue #3 here.