Orphan Black takes us back to the very beginning and introduces us to Alison all over again.
Waverly, what in the bleeding heck is going on with you?!
“Thirteen hours of television later, and season five’s cliffhanger ends nearly exactly as season four: with women, many of whom are queer, many of whom are of color, in peril and facing an unknown future. Instead of grounding this season in a fight for social justice, they gleefully reveled in unnecessary violence and humiliation.”
The SWAT team approaches and Larry returns. LARRY.
With these tips, you’ll be turning heads (off people’s necks) in no time. BadabaDOOK.
In a time when the word “healing” feels thinner than ever, affixed as it is to too many pictures of skinny, silhouetted yogis on beaches, we need to reacquaint ourselves with the severity of that process. This book is a generous offering to a society that may not know what to do with it.
You want to know what I learned from seven seasons of watching Pretty Little Liars? The best you can hope for as a woman in this world is to make yourself boring and docile and helpless enough that a man will ultimately intervene and save you from interesting women, and also from yourself.
Topics include Rachel Maddow, Chelsea Manning, the new Ken dolls, “Get Out,” mobile homes, “writing Iranian-American,” Elizabeth Wurtzel, the GOOP summit and more!
What do you do when the guy behind the wheel (yes it’s always a guy) doesn’t take “I’m silently putting my earbuds in right now” for an answer?
After an episode of literal torture, OITNB focuses on the stories it tells best: the ones about family.
“When I opened the bar in 1991, we had a jukebox. Yeah that’s about it. Back then folks were not so intent on being in fabulous spaces. They just wanted a safe space to congregate.”
Spectacles rely on spectators, and I for one am not going to be pulled into this show anymore just to watch violence for the sake of violence. I can watch the news and do that, thanks.
Ellen’s got a new puppy line at PetSmart, everyone agrees Danielle Brooks deserves an Emmy, Funny or Die parodies The Handmaid’s Tale and more!
Everyone on staff tells me WITHOUT LOOKING where they think the lesbian toaster thing came from.
“It’s interesting and refreshing to be in this time period where authors are resisting in their own way.”
Janet Mock, Roxane Gay, women’s monstrous flesh, LeVar Burton reading to you, beach versus airplane books and more.
If you’ve got an ex-girlfriend, we’ve got a Ken Doll for that.
“This was the point in this episode, and there were points like this in almost every episode, where I went cold and just thought ‘Why am I still watching this fucking show?'”
Also, Brittani Nichols had a birthday, Laura Jane Grace joined the cast of Friends and Gillian Anderson destroyed some perfectly nice cupcakes.
Check out what AS readers are wearing and doing now that winter is finally behind us.