On Friday night, I started watching Out of Practice—a sitcom that lasted just the 2005-06 TV season—on Netflix. I was infatuated instantly, and Sunday night, I finished the entire 22 episode series. On the surface, there is nothing out of the ordinary about this show. Maybe that’s why it didn’t last long. I’ve given up […]
This is my profession. I’m a lesbiologist.
The other day, I was explaining to Andy who Evan Rachel Wood is and because I am me, my primary point of reference is TV. This moment, coupled with the nostalgia the soap canceling has stirred up, means that I need to talk to you about Once and Again. I watched this show when I […]
This week in the pop culture course I teach we watched the famous coming out episode of Ellen. “The Puppy Episode” was the first episode of the sitcom I ever watched and I watched it the day it aired in 1997. Back then, my TV enthusiasm was just beginning, and this show had not previously […]
It’s time to get past this hurdle. I’ve written about The L Word here more than any other TV show, perhaps more than any other topic. Is there still more to say about this show? When I began this project, I doubted that I had more to add to the conversation about The L Word […]
I’m not a Sex and the City connoisseur. I’ve seen more episodes than I haven’t, but those appeared in my life out of order so it took me awhile to understand the story arcs. I never watched consistently or with any kind of fervor—though I have, somewhat inexplicably, seen both of the post-TV show movies. […]