Would a Gender-Swapped ‘A Star is Born’ Work?

star is born.jpgAfter watching the latest version of  A Star is Born in theaters, I was struck by both the amount of makeup I had cried off and also by the sensation that the plot simply would not have worked if the genders of the main characters were switched. In this episode I talk about the many remakes of the film, examine the Willis Test of gender representation, re-investigate the Best Actress Oscar curse and consider a whole lot about our expectations for putting up with bullshit from partners.

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