Growing up with a disabled brother, and living with long Covid, has made me especially sensitive to the ways disability is portrayed in the media.
We discussed why TV is more than just escapism, “I Kissed a Girl," the virginity construct, and how even the best representation often stops short of…
Kaling's latest streaming successes are both entertaining, and make some strides for representation. But they fall short when it comes to deeper…
Revisiting portrayals of virginity in "The O.C.," "Friday Night Lights," and "Sex Education"—and what I got wrong
Zach Gilford’s new show, “Midnight Mass,” isn’t very good. Luckily, “Friday Night Lights” still is! (Well, season 1.)
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Bonus post on the 2021 Emmy nominees and winners
[Warning: Spoilers throughout] The 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, has had me thinking about an episode of the Hulu show, “Ramy.” The show is a…
[Warning: Spoilers throughout] One of my close friends is watching “Sex and the City” for the first time as she recovers from getting her tonsils out…
It’s fitting to start this newsletter with a discussion of “Gossip Girl,” one of the most iconic teen shows of my generation. The show was based on…
When I was 14, I became completely obsessed with the TV show “The O.C.” I was enamored with Seth Cohen (Adam Brody), the “adorkable” (6-foot…
Overanalyzing millennial and Gen Z TV's newfound political progressivism