Television

Season Five Quotes

Recaps: Episode 501 Recap: LGB Tease Episode 502 Recap: Look Out, Here They Come! Episode 503 Recap: Lady of the Lake Episode 504 Recap: Let’s Get This Party Started Episode 505 Recap: Lookin’ At You Kid Episode 506 Recap: Lights, Camera, Action! Episode 507 Recap: Lesbians Gone Wild Episode 508 Recap: Lay Down the Law […]

Television

Season Four

401: Legend in the Making Recap 402: Livin’ La Vida Loca Recap 403: Lassoed Recap 404: Layup Recap 405: Lez Girls Recap 406: Luck be a Lady Recap 407: Life Lesson Recap 408: Lexington and Concord Recap 409: Lacy Lilting Lyrics Recap 410: Little Boy Blue Recap 411: Literary License to Kill Recap 412: Long […]

Television

Season Three

Season Three Quotes Toni: “Fuck me so I forget who I am.” Bette: “First of all, the NEA pulled the funding for the grant from my show this morning because we live in the most politically repressive political climate of the last 50 years, secondly, Tina is so freaked out about money that I’m actually […]

Television

Season Two

Alice Pieszecki: “I’m gonna go ride with dykes on bikes. Put THAT on your fucking clipboard.” Shane McCutcheon:“Love’s a bitch. I’d rather just have a good time and move on.” Carmen de La Pica Morales: Ooh! I would make out with a REPUBLICAN for a million dollars. (everyone groans) What? I think–I think that republicans […]

Television

The L Word Vaults

Season Six Season Six L Word Recaps, Rants and Retrospectives Season Five Season Five L Word Quotes Season Five L Word Recaps, Rants and Retrospectives Season Five Photos Season Four Season Four L Word Recaps, Rants and Retrospectives Season Four Photos Season Three Season Three Quotes Season Three Photos Season Two Season Two Quotes Season […]

Television

Season One

Alice Pieszecki:“Dana, most girls are straight until they’re not.” Jenny Schecter: “I don’t know what to do. every time I look at you I feel so completely dismantled.” Shane McCutcheon: “Liquor in the front, poker in the rear!” Alice Pieszecki:: “Do you have to make that joke every time we play this game?” Shane McCutcheon: […]

Television

The L Word Episode 607 Recap: Last Couple Standing

When in doubt, dance. Dance, I say! Dance! Dance all over the stage, change your clothes, tear up the floor, waltz and tango and skip and mambo your smokin’ hot bod down to the village square, hook up with the Pied Piper of WeHo and dance your way out of regularly scheduled programming into the idea well of death.

Books

Ten Lesbian/Bisexual Books You Haven’t Read Yet

Kathy Acker, Audre Lorde, Alison Smith, The New Fuck You, Bett Williams, JD Glass, Dorothy Allison, Alison Bechdel, Michelle Tea and Marijane Meeker. There’s more out there than Tipping the Velvet and Written on the Body. Though if you haven’t read those already then you probs should asap.

Television

Season Sux’s New Showtime Lezberado is a Muppet Named Riese

Hey lesbos and lesbo-allies! You know that show Lezberado that Showtime does online? It’s like this girl, and she talks crazy about The L Word and herself, etc. Well, the old Lezberado is on the lam for killing a mobster’s wife, throwing Jenny in the pool, poisoning Mr. Piddles and announcing at a press conference that she could fly. So they had to find someone new.

Television

The L Word Episode 606 Recap: Lactose Intolerant

Episode 606 of The L Word, titled “Lactose Intolerant,” is the worst thing I’ve seen on television since Episode 604 of The L Word. Howevs; whereas 604 was calmly terrible — bumbling softly along its housework-heavy path of mediocrity — 606 was outrageously, actively, aggressively terrible.

Television

The L Word Episode 605 Recap: Litmus Test

Next time you move to LA to be with your swim coach boyfriend, uncover lifelong lesbian longings via a literary-minded French seductress, get caught by boyfriend, get married to boyfriend in Vegas, road-trip back home on ’shrooms, discover your French lover’s Sugar Mama’s back in town, break up with the boyf and the girlf, move into your ex-husband’s vacated home, get lady-lover Shane to move in and consequently…well, you know what comes next.

Television

The L Word Episode 604 Recap: Leaving Los Angeles

This L Word recap was originally published on Riese’s personal L Word recap blog in early 2009, before the Autostraddle YOU know and love got invented! It has been republished here for your viewing delight, but there may be messed up formatting and missing pictures. Remember last week when I said that I wanted 603 to […]

Television

The L Word Episode 603 Recap: LMFAO

See the joy and the laughter! At “LMFAO”’s end, Tasha’s proud of Alice, Bette & Tina are in love 4evs, Kit & Helena have successfully turned Hit Club into “Casablanca meets Studio Fifty-Fouh” (that’s my best transliteration of Kit’s pronunciation of “4″), Shane & Jenny are in the giggly charged-up first moments of what they still believe is Real Love and everyone is dancing and/or laughing! AND SCENE!!