I was mildly intrigued by Calendar's twin articles on women-behind-the-scenes ("The D-Girls" and "Power Pack," Aug. 23), but I had a good hard laugh at those male-written retorts to said spread (Calendar Letters, Aug. 30).
I had predicted such a response from a lot of the whiny macho boys--the type who think Sam Kinison is funny, who use Esquire as a textbook, who faint in fright at any ambitious woman rising to levels of power formerly reserved for males--and who are to blame for all these lousy movies in recent times.
Despite all their moaning, the writers and producers are overwhelmingly male. Do I sense a connection here? If there were more of a balance, perhaps there would be more watchable films.
I personally would like to see more women in writing and production. And more blacks. And more older folks. In other words, an accurate representation of America's population.