Eileen G'Sell

Eileen G'Sell's cultural criticism and poetry have been featured in Flavorpill, Belt Magazine, DIAGRAM, the Boston Review, and Conduit, among other publications. She is Film & Media editor at The Rumpus and she teaches writing, film, and poetry at Washington University in St. Louis.

Sunny Suljic and Na-kel Smith in
"Mid90s" exposes the violence of boyhood: Teen trauma is a masculine rite of passage, too Eileen G'Sell
Ilona at home with her daughter, Michelle, 4, Moscow, 2012
Lessons of "Generation Wealth": In an age of excess, it's women who lose Eileen G'Sell
Fred Rogers; Robert Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy and Mister Rogers: Two icons of masculine empathy sorely missed today Eileen G'Sell
Betty Gilpin and Alison Brie in
Man up, ladies! How "GLOW" exposes "manliness" as an elaborate, fragile front Eileen G'Sell
Feminist flamethrowers: Laura Kipnis, Camille Paglia and the modern sex wars Eileen G'Sell
Posh taste, poor timing: Does Victoria Beckham's Target fashion democratize luxury or glorify gratuitous wealth? Eileen G'Sell
2016 Library Lions Gala
A canon round for democracy: The literati’s power in a populist era is limited, but vital Eileen G'Sell
Amanda Nunes,Ronda Rousey
Lessons from Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes: What 48 seconds of fighting can teach us about gender, sexuality and race in UFC Eileen G'Sell
Triumph of the Will
"Dapper" and dangerous: The ugly history of glamorizing white nationalism Eileen G'Sell
The pop-culture progress myth Eileen G'Sell
Before the Flood
The new "Inconvenient Truth": Leonardo DiCaprio's new documentary wants to challenge climate change skeptics Eileen G'Sell
The Girl on the Train; Fatal Attraction
Rise of the sane and angry woman: “Girl on the Train” is the 2016 rejoinder to “Fatal Attraction” Eileen G'Sell
The Light Between Oceans
The motherhood cure-all: “The Light Between Oceans” illuminates a reckless romance with adoption fallacies Eileen G'Sell
Jason Bourne
The Bourne Masculinity: Matt Damon's hyper-aggressive, emotionally fragile "good guy with a gun" Eileen G'Sell
Chloe Sevigny, Greta Gerwig
A tale of two It Girls: Chloë Sevigny, Greta Gerwig and the generational likability divide Eileen G'Sell