Top Ten Tuesday: Ladies Night

This past Sunday was International Women’s Day (and also, my birthday which is almost as important). So for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, we’re going to celebrate women. I realize that there’s absolutely no way to make a comprehensive list of awesome women and awesome female moments and relationships with just ten measly entries, so take this list as a jumping off point. This is a mere smattering of great characters and great shows, but it’s ten moments that have stuck with me: ten moments of women standing up for themselves, of women supporting other women, of women fighting for their families, and of women loving themselves. Enjoy the clips.

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Spartacus: First Watch

Spartacus; EpisodeThis month, Netflix released Spartacus via its watch-instantly feature. I’d been a little iffy on whether it was something I was interested in seeing. I’d heard a lot of good things, but I was definitely hesitant. On the one hand, I am a history buff so I do like period pieces. On the other hand, due to unfortunate circumstances, the show has a slightly rocky storytelling order which is something that can really bother me, not to mention seeing a man tortured by having his junk sliced off is something I definitely could do without. In the end, it was all the Agron and Nasir gif-sets on tumblr that eventually did me in.

So, I went to bed a 5am this morning because I had to finish season 2. This afternoon I got in the first few episodes of season 3. I’m thinking I should be finished by Saturday, though there’s a part of me that just wants to scream GO BIG OR GO HOME and just pull and all-nighter to knock out the last seven episodes.

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