Complex Female Characters Are the New Black

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There have always been female characters on TV who weren’t particularly likeable. After all, who can forget the cruel Nellie Oleson from Little House on the Prairie? But, recently it seems like show-writers are getting comfortable with giving main characters more Continue reading

Why Nicki Minaj is Good for American Idol (But I’m Better)


This year the revolving door of American Idol admitted Nicki Minaj to the judging table and, apparently, people are still pissed off about this. Since this show hasn’t given us anything of cultural worth since Carrie Underwood won (and, as Continue reading

Lena Dunham’s Nudity Does Not Make Me Feel Good


Despite the fact that HBO’s Girls tackles abortion, sexually transmitted diseases, and something sort of resembling the financial difficulties of our generation, one of its most controversial issues is Lena Dunham’s oft-naked body. Much has been said about whether the Continue reading