On Friday night, I started watching Out of Practiceâ€”a sitcom that lasted just the 2005-06 TV seasonâ€”on Netflix.Â 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.Â Maybe that’s why it didn’t last long.Â 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.Â â€œThe Puppy Episodeâ€ was the first episode of the sitcom I ever watched and I watched it the day it aired in 1997.Â Back then, my TV enthusiasm was just beginning, and this show had not previously […]
Itâ€™s time to get past this hurdle.Â Iâ€™ve written about The L Word here more than any other TV show, perhaps more than any other topic.Â Is there still more to say about this show?Â When I began this project, I doubted that I had more to add to the conversation about The L Word […]
Iâ€™m not a Sex and the City connoisseur. Iâ€™ve seen more episodes than I havenâ€™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 fervorâ€”though I have, somewhat inexplicably, seen both of the post-TV show movies. […]