The Comment Awards are Wearing Fuzzy Wuzzy Slippers

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This week, The L Word: Generation Q finally came to a (dare I say sputtering) end, and Riese was right there with us, feeling our joy and our pain!

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And then there were your comments!

On The Morning Show Is Getting EVEN GAYER (Now With 100% More Vase Smashing):

The Is She…Ya Know…A Vase Breaker Award to msanon:

i guess toaster ovens can skooch over… “so, did she break your vase?

On The L Word Generation Q Episode 210 Recap: Last Call For Wherewithal:

The Van de Berg Effect Award to Van de Berg:

I finally feel vindicated after watching Shane meet Tess in season 1 and thinking “woah there, Shane has NEVER reacted that way to anyone befor!”. I mean — she literally bought Tess a bar and begged her (not her asshole of a girlfriend, just her!) to run it after knowing her for all of five minutes…! Then Quiara showed up and I thought to myself

And the Fuzzy Wuzzy Slippers Award to Lou:

The fuzzy wuzzy slippers caption SENT me… that is a deep cut. Respect for your encyclopaedic L Word memory. Donated and love all that y’all do.

On Wild Cravings: Nothing Tastes The Same:

The U G H Award to Liv:

Kayla, your writing always fucks me up in the best of ways. This was exquisite and yearning and u g h. Please never stop.

On What’s The First Gay Thing You Saw on the Internet?

The Spring Awakening Award to EJ, Rachel, Yasmin, and Nicole Hall (and you should read the whole thread!)

Who is everyone’s queer awakening celebrity? 10-year old me: Rachel Stevens from S Club 7 and Jennifer Lopez

On An Obsessive Analysis of the Timeline of The L Word Generation Q Season Two:

The Sliders Award to strangealien:

Do you think that perhaps the L Word exists in a universe that operates with a sort of inverted Queer Time* where character development happens at the speed of light? So fast our slow little human brains can’t comprehend it? Is it really a sci-fi show? 👀 *Queer Time being defined in another article on this website by the brilliant Heather Hogan.

And the CSI Gen Q Award to ChaoticUnicorn:

Petition for the endless parade of crime procedurals currently on TV to be replaced with a new show in which Riese Bernard tracks inconsistencies in our favourite queer media.

And on It’s Not Too Late to Get Into Your “Twenties”! An EXCLUSIVE Clip of the Season Two Premiere:

The At Last Award to Rooty Poot:

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  1. Christina really deserves credit for the above – she built the house, i just walked through the door…

    and if Riese does do a series of inconsistency exposés, i hope you promote the heck out of them cos i’m super here for spreadsheet content!

    thanks, queer girl!

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