feminist angst

52 Shows, 52 Weeks: #11 30 Rock

Because of Tina Fey’s two recent—and of course brilliantly entertaining—articles in The New Yorker, I have been reflecting on my 30 Rock experience. With 30 Rock, Tina Fey has blended wry irreverence, sharp cultural awareness, and earnestness in a way that I wish I could fully wrap my head around, let alone do something with.  […]

52 Shows, 52 Weeks: #7 Family Ties

“Editor’s” Note: Delayed again. Trust that your fearless blogger at least has a really good excuse. I was originally intending to write about Glee for #7 since there were two new episodes last week, but that moment has already passed. Plus, life has been such that I needed to crawl inside something comfortable and non-controversial. […]

52 Shows, 52 Weeks: #5 Bones

When I first decided to check out Bones, I didn’t expect much.  I had become slightly enamored with Emily Deschanel when she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and it was then that I knew I had to watch Bones at least once.  But all crime procedurals are the same, right? Wrong. There is something […]