Category Archives: Gender

Girl Crush Part III – Orange is the New Black

If someone were to ask me to think about shows that have an all – or almost all – female cast, I would probably first think of some horrible reality TV show like Dance Moms, followed by some lame series … Continue reading

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Girl Crush Part II – The Fall and The Killing

Overall, I’m really sick of shows in which the central narrative revolves around killing girls and women, but I can forgive this overdone, misogynistic plotline when it’s tempered with strong female detectives leading the charge to capture the criminal(s). BBC’s … Continue reading

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Girl Crush Part I – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

So, I’m almost 20 years late on this one, but I’ve just started watching the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. The 90’s were replete with cool chick stars from Xena to Angela Chase, but, at that time, I was too … Continue reading

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Girl Crush

In the past, I have lamented how much time I spend/waste in front of the television. However, recently I have caught up with some really good shows that have made me feel slightly less guilty about the massive butt indentation … Continue reading

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Who’s the Boss?

With the exception of rock star and possibly journalist, there’s no job in the world that I’d rather have than being a stand-up comedian. Yes, I love my job as a teacher—delivering lectures to college students on how an essay … Continue reading

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