Like Riverdale, Sabrina is paradoxically at its most enjoyable at its most off-the-rails and also in its more intimate, grounded character moments, and both shows have difficulty entwining the two.
Feel your feelings and then keep fighting. Elena Alvarez couldn’t have said it better herself.
Your childhood favorites are coming back with a ten-episode direct-to-series order from Netflix. And listen, if at least one of these girls isn’t gay in 2019, I’m hurling myself into the sun.
The night of her 36th birthday, charismatic, caustic Nadia is killed in a chance accident, only to find that the evening has reset itself, looping endlessly. The premise is a puzzle, yet there’s no urge after watching Russian Doll to dissect or theorize; that’s not the point. The point is something else.
Latina legend Carmen Sandiego is the most competent, confident person on the show, unapologetic in her femme-ness. A feminist Latina Robin Hood!
It’s like a damn Nancy Meyers movie up in here in season five.
Come to have your life ruined by Gillian Anderson; stay for infectious teen drama laced with a very fun, weirdo sense of humor.
Derry Girls is genuinely, rawly, categorically funnier than any show I’ve watched in ages — and it’s gay!
Dolly Parton got you Dolly Parton for Christmas and you are very welcome.
Uh oh, Miss Stacy’s got a motorcycle!
“Internalized homophobia is a bitch, you know?”
“Step aside, Billie Jean King and Bobbie Riggs! We got a new Battle of the Sexes!”
Lex Smithers, Brittani Nichols, El Sanchez, Gaby Dunn and I all talk about Hannah Gadsby’s new Netflix special, “Nanette.”
Heather and Riese talk about how much we loved the new ’90s-set teen Netflix comedy “Everything Sucks!” and why you’ll love it too and also we made you a playlist.
Look, I know they’re not gay, but that doesn’t mean they’re not each other’s person.
According to Variety, the new show is will be “an epic and timely tale that celebrates female friendship and empowerment, led by a warrior princess tailor made for today.”
In “Lady Cha Cha,” Jo and Chase joined by real-life queer, black, femme burlesque dancer Jeez Loueez, who adds to the very authentic feel of the episode in terms of its portrayal of Chicago, burlesque, and queerness.
Watching this show, I was transported to so many conversations with so many men, times when for any number of reasons I knew I couldn’t say “I don’t want to talk about this” and instead had to rely on a combination of playing dumb and playing up ladylike sensibilities, because I knew those would be taken more seriously than my agency as a person.
Carol is live on Netflix. Come join me as I watch it on loop.
There’s a lot of news in here! Alice Isn’t Dead is coming to TV and so is 2 Dope Queens. Shay Mitchell’s playing gay again. Anna Paquin joins Tell It To The Bees. Amandla Stenberg stars in The Hate U Give. St. Vincent is directing a brainbender. And so much more!