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Jill O'Rourke

Freelance Writer

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I'm a freelance writer with 6+ years of experience in online media, with a focus on pop culture.

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01/31/2019
Who Are The Mysterious 'Superfans' Voting For 'AGT: The Champions'? | Talent Recap

Ever since America's Got Talent: The Champions premiered earlier this year, one question has baffled and intrigued viewers: Who are the mysterious "superfans" voting on which acts will make it to the finals? Since AGT: Champions was pre-taped, viewers at home are not able to vote for their favorites acts.

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Let's Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Last night the new comedy series Selfie premiered on ABC. I found it problematic, and not just because of Karen Gillan's weird Cher-Horowitz-meets-Zooey-Deschanel version of an American accent, or the scene where vomit spills out of a barf bag, or the fact that the characters are named Eliza Dooley and Henry Higgs.

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How Television Is Beating The Movies At Feminism

A few weeks ago at Comic-Con, Natalie Dormer, aka Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones , appeared on a panel called "Women Who Kick Ass" that was all about the women who bring TV's best female characters to life. During the panel, she gave a pretty kick-ass statement about how far ahead television is in terms of complex female representation.

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Lifetime Movie In The Dark: A Beginner's Guide To Being A Blind Woman

Guys, I might have found my favorite Lifetime movie ever in this week's In the Dark . After last weekend's snoozefest An Amish Murder , it was great to see the network get back to what they do best: suspenseful thrillers about how evil men are. That's the Lifetime I know!

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