Scarlett Harris

Scarlett Harris is an Australian author and culture critic who has a lot of opinions. She writes about them for such prestigious outlets as The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, and Harper’s Bazaar, amongst many others. She has written for Fatherly on topics from romantic comedies to professional wrestling to what has become the watershed pop-culture product of the pandemic, Ted Lasso.

She is the author of A Diva Was a Female Version of a Wrestler: An Abbreviated Herstory of World Wrestling Entertainment and the editor of The Women of Jenji Kohan, both out now through Fayetteville Mafia Press. She has a BA in professional and creative writing from Deakin University. She lives in Melbourne with her dog.

Her ultimate bucket list item is to attend the Met Gala. Her previously published work can be found at her website, The Scarlett Woman, and you can follow her on Twitter @ScarlettEHarris.

Date Night

15 Years Ago, One Rom-Com Was Way Better Than It Had Any Right To Be

Forgetting Sarah Marshall holds up, despite its very 2008 baggage.

The Fatherly Turntable

Ranking The Best 'Ted Lasso' Needle-Drops And Musical Moments

Believe! It’s all about the music.

Date Night

'Magic Mike’s Last Dance' Is Actually A Fantastic Date Night Movie

Leave your cynicism at the door.

Date Night

The Best Date Night Show Of The Year Is The Best Kind Of Throwback

Poker Face takes us back to a time when one TV mystery a week was enough.

Old Friends

25 Years Ago, The Biggest Band In The World Made A Movie You Can’t Believe Exists

Let’s talk about Spice World.

Old Friends

30 Years Later, 'Home Alone 2' Is Way Better Than The Original For One Big Reason

This Home Alone has aged better than you think.


‘Cobra Kai’ Season 4 Finally Fixed the Show’s Biggest Problem

Here's why Season 5 will be even better.


The Best Fictional Wrestlers In TV and Film, Ranked

From 'Nacho Libre' to 'Heels' and 'Futurama,' this list is ready to rumble!


‘Sex Education’ On Netflix Is Essential Viewing for Parents

Don’t have a teenager yet? Netflix’s Sex Education could help you prep.


Why We Need the Non-Toxic Masculinity of ‘Ted Lasso’

Imagine men aren't toxic. Ted Lasso wonders if you can.