Today's Guest: Tim Hanley, author, Investigating Lois Lane, Wonder Woman Unbound
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Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of young women who changed their initials to L.L. in the hopes of catching Henry Cavill’s eye… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!
Lois Lane has enjoyed a remarkable run, considering she has been around for more than 75 years in the pages of Superman comic books.
But life has never been easy for the journalist best known as “Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane.”
TIM HANLEY podcast excerpt: "You get a lot of stereotypes about women when it comes to Lois Lane, a lot of hysterics and very emotional. Superman is the calm, level one throughout whatever emotional relationship ups and downs they have. Whereas Lois has to fly off the handle and instigate the drama for the relationship."
You can LISTEN to this interview with TIM HANLEY, author of INVESTIGATING LOIS LAND and WONDER WOMAN UNBOUND, by clicking the audio player above!
Seriously, what modern professional woman would want to be introduced that way? After a few days, it would grow old. But as months turned into years and then decades – pushing into a century now – even the most liberated woman with a sense of humor is bound to find it less than funny or ironic.
What’s worse, however, is that in her 21st century DC Comics incarnation – thanks to the publisher’s relentless rewriting of history – poor old Lois Lane barely exists in print, having been replaced in Superman’s affections by Wonder Woman. He doesn’t even know that he and Lois were once married!
How’s a gal with ink in her veins supposed to compete with an Amazon with a magic lasso, anyway?
TIM HANLEY podcast excerpt: "I liked (the 1993-97 ABC-TV series) 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman' because Lois never comes off