women http://wfpl.org en The First Woman Senior Editor at a Major Newspaper Worked in Louisville. It Didn't End Well, Either. http://wfpl.org/post/first-woman-senior-editor-major-newspaper-worked-louisville-it-didnt-end-well-either <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When the bulletin crossed my </span>cellphone<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wednesday evening announcing that Jill </span>Abramson<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the first woman to be executive editor of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New York Times, had been fired, I couldn’t help thinking of another editor at another newspaper, one from here in Louisville.</span></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 10:53:13 +0000 Keith Runyon 9356 at http://wfpl.org The First Woman Senior Editor at a Major Newspaper Worked in Louisville. It Didn't End Well, Either. Female Cast Brings Shakespeare Into New Light http://wfpl.org/post/female-cast-brings-shakespeare-new-light <p>Looking for Lilith Theatre Company opens an all-female production of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” this week, setting the merry war-between-the-sexes romantic comedy in the days following the end of World War I.</p><p>The production opens Thursday and runs through October 13 in the new downstairs mainstage space at the Alley Theater in Butchertown’s The Pointe (1205 E. Washington St.).</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 1825 at http://wfpl.org Female Cast Brings Shakespeare Into New Light Funny Women Face Off in Comedy Contest http://wfpl.org/post/funny-women-face-comedy-contest <p>Are women funny? Every few years, another male writer or comic says no &ndash; Jerry Lewis, <a href="http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2007/01/hitchens200701">Christopher Hitchens</a>, most recently, <a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/the_man_man_NS5UgwY5j06KwJp4WY1OJL?utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_content=Entertainment">Adam Carolla</a>.</p><p>Janelle Fitzpatrick disagrees. She&rsquo;s a high school teacher who works with incarcerated youth in Indiana. Her day job can be intense, so a few years ago she tried her hand at stand-up comedy and found a second calling.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 902 at http://wfpl.org