This Webseries I am Staking My Reputation On: Broad City

Brittani’s Team Pick:

Sometimes I feel like the internet is hiding things from me. This is one such occasion. Anyone I’ve talked to the past few days has probably received a text from me that looked like this: “Holy shit! Have you seen Broad City? It’s SO GOOD. It’s on youtube. Watch it right now or we’re no longer friends.” And then they would say “ok” but they wouldn’t watch it right that second because they have lives or something. I don’t know. Screw those guys.

Now I’m telling you, friends! I have stumbled upon internet lady gold. Apparently Amy Poehler found it before me but that’s fine. This is me being excited about something! This happens roughly three times a year! Watch this show or I’ll cry!

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson have created a webseries about two twentysomethings in New York that do things that you probably do and talk how you maybe talk. Have you ever thought the hilarious things that happen to you during your otherwise mundane life should be a show? This is it. All your dreams.

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Brittani Nichols is a Los Angeles based comedy person. When she's not tweeting about white people or watching television, she's probably eating pizza. Actually, she's probably doing all three of those things concurrently and when she's not doing THAT, she's sleeping. Brittani also went to Yale and feels weird about mentioning it but wants you to know.

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      • Wait, what? We call each other cunts now? I agree that ‘seriously’ above might not have made the wittiest crack in the world, but is that really necessary? Name-calling seems a little below the average AS commenting standards.

    • I was afraid to reply to this comment in case it was just a reference to something from this series that I haven’t seen yet, but I really can’t resist the urge to get my Chris Crocker on and say LEAVE BRITTANI ALONE


  1. Well damn, so much for my best friend and I starting our own webseries. These gals pretty much did it for us.

  2. damnit. i was going to go to sleep so i could wake up at a decent time tomorrow and be productive. but now i’m going to be up until i watch at least 10 of these videos, which will take far longer than it should thanks to my astonishingly slow internet.

    still, good call.

  3. Like this web series? Then you’ll probably also like her brother, Eliot’s, web series, It Gets Betterish, about him and his buddy, both of whom are gay and TOTALLY OKAY WITH IT.

    Here’s their newest video about the awful AIDS TEST:

    Ilana’s brother, Eliot, who secretly feels more like a lesbian than a gay dude sometimes

  4. lols, admittedly I had really low expectations, but this got a genuine smile/laugh from me… smaugh?

  5. i’ve watched the first three episodes and laughed out loud at least 4 times. tv doesn’t do that for me in a whole 42 minute episode. Thanks for the recommendation.

  6. This webseries was surprisingly good, glad I watched it. Also those two girls are so gay for one another, and the brunette one with the straight hair reminds me of Michelle Rodriguez.

  7. Ahaha, this is wonderful. So far I have especially enjoyed the laundry and dog-sitting episodes.

  8. I was totally prepared to hate another lame ass lesbian webseries but holy shittttt. This is the tv show my bff always talk about making when we’re stoned. So fucking refreshing to see ladies who act like normal people as opposed to, ugh idk, Lipstick Jungle. This is by far the best recommendation i have ever gotten from autostraddle. Seriously, I just sent it to like twenty people. the Towel Down is toooo funnyyy.

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