unpopular opinion
There aren’t a lot of female superheroes or fantasy superstars that are remotely interesting or relatable to me. The vast majority of these characters are thin, hyper-sexual, and drawn to suit the male gaze.
tv
Don't even get me started on people who brag about not owning a television.
in

Sep 19, 2013 at 9:00am | 618 comments

tv
I tend to take it hard when my favorite characters get killed off, especially when it happens in a sudden or crazy fashion.
homophobia
When you say that one racist, homophobic asshat speaks for all of rural America, you’re insulting rural America. Because he definitely doesn’t speak for us.
television
I’m tired of watching middle-aged white men having mid-life crises and cheating on their wives and failing as fathers and committing terrible crimes and trafficking in moral ambiguity
television
I almost didn't get this article turned in because I was watching all of "Roseanne." #sorrynotsorry
open thread
Leslie Knope is my platonic soulmate.
vc andrews
louis ck
Contrary to what many on the Internet are saying, I did not find this "Louie" episode to be insightful or brave. I just found it condescending.
girls
girls
I'm so much more into Hannah Horvath than Olivia Pope, and this is why.
television
In which I am shaming the show that shames the fat shamers. VENGEANCE IS MIIIINE.
home appliances
television
What do you say to the people whose odd television show has been a massive influence on your whole life? In my case I just said "thank you" a lot.
in

Nov 5, 2013 at 12:00pm | 175 comments

tea
television
One day I was sitting in my corner office, with an assistant to order my lunch every day, and then I was making seventy-five dollars (before taxes) by sitting in the background of a movie for upwards of fifteen hours.
downton abbey
The Crawleys losing their money? O'Brien losing her bangs? At least there's still pretty dresses to look at.
television
Wait though, if I drop cable, am I going to turn into one of those rabid anti-spoiler people who complain on Twitter all the time?
ballet
The only thing better than ballet being in is creepy ballet being in.
in

Jan 30, 2013 at 6:00pm | 135 comments

television
I would have to sit through hour-long conversations with storywriters, sound guys, interns, that focused on the imperfections of my body. I ate salads, but the one night we had pizza I was filmed more than anyone else.
television
Note to the producers of "Archer": Put Pam Poovey back, or so help me I will come drown you one by one in a bathtub of green Russians.
television