12.10 (Non-election) inspiration

If you’d like to see some of these skills in action in a non-electoral context, install the fivethirtyeight package with install.packages("fivethirtyeight"), load it, and then view the bechdel vignette with vignette(topic = "bechdel", package = "fivethirtyeight"). This will show you analysis for the FiveThirtyEight.com story “The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women,” in which Walt Hickey shows that movies which feature three-dimensional female characters have a greater return on investment in the U.S. than other types of films.