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On A Girl and a Good Wife

@Megasus @Lily Rowan it was way more believable when they were younger and going through the trauma of a very public political divorce/upheaval of their entire lives (albeit landing in a very cushy apartment with a very fancy mom falling back on a very fancy career). Now they're all being filmed at the pep rallies of other politicians, dating a string of EXTREMELY problematic people while remaining in the spotlight, getting involved in fringe religious movements and being both too oversharey and yet never communicating important information to their (very powerful and capable) parents.

I've never seen Girls because the whole concept bores me to frustrated tears. The Good Wife though, ugh I love it. I actually call the whole show The Head Bitch In Charge, 'cause everywhere you look, there's a HBIC.

Posted on October 23, 2013 at 2:13 pm 0

On A Girl and a Good Wife

I ADORE The Good Wife unabashedly, but can we agree that it is home to The Stupidest Children On Television? I would be totally cool with Grace & Zach headin' off to college/prep school in Switzerland and replacing ALL their screen time with more Kalinda and more Diane.

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 3:33 pm 0

On The Best Time I Got Catfished By a Dead Person

No matter how many stories like this I read, I never get sick of them. Does anyone remember the TaraMichelle debacle on tumblr?

Posted on September 26, 2013 at 2:36 pm 0

On A Brief Addendum to Our Craigslist Wedding Story

@katiemcgillicuddy Let us all go get pickle-backs to numb this end-of-days rain happening in Philadelphia and, I assume, other places.

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:16 pm 0

On Before Too Long, Everyone You Know Will Be Named Emma

@Hellcat I know this! "Queer as folk" comes from a Welsh phrase (I think Welsh? Somewhere around there), "there's nowt so queer as folk," meaning "there's nothing stranger than people," or basically that people will always surprise you with their behaviour. This is parodied in the gay soap opera that Emmett gets hooked on later in the series, "Gay as Blazes."

(I'm still in love with Brian Kinney.)

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 8:55 pm 2

On Hello to All That: 10 Books For Recent Grads

Are we apologising for J. Courtney Sullivan? Quick, someone link me to this controversy!

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 4:23 pm 0

On 10 Things My Yoga Instructor Said That Almost Made Me Quit Yoga

@KatPruska No one I know has ever ugly-laugh-sobbed to the brilliance of Miranda Hart! Are you in need of a new friend?

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 5:35 pm 0

On My Brother, My Mother, and a Call Girl

@laurel So, so, so much the same feeling.

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 5:14 pm 2

On A Chat With The Hairpin's New Editor, Emma Carmichael

@katiemcgillicuddy Carey Price foreeeever, Carey Price & PK Subban's bromance foreeeeever http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_luivrcETFD1qbx3o0o1_500.png

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 11:28 am 0

On A Chat With The Hairpin's New Editor, Emma Carmichael

@heroicdestinysquad I volunteer as NHL tribute

Posted on May 8, 2013 at 11:07 am 4