Broad City: Comedy Central’s First Lady-Centric Buddy Comedy

Comedy Central’s Broad City falls in line with classic buddy comedies, featuring two same-sex friends living in New York City, navigating their relationships, work, and social lives with the aptitude of Seth Rogen in literally any Judd Apatow film, complete with dead-end jobs, sexual mishaps, and lots and lots of weed. This show deviates from the norm in that it was created by and stars two women, Ilana Glazer (who

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Gender Presentation and Bob’s Burgers

A few months ago, when I watched the first episode of Bob’s Burgers on Netflix with my roommate, our immediate response at the end of the episode was “Uh… That is not how I expected any of them to sound.” Out of the five members of the Belcher family, three are girls (Linda, Tina, and Louise), and two boys (Bob and Gene). Linda Belcher, the wife and mother, is flamboyantly

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Ray Rice, Domestic Violence, and the Internet Court of Public Opinion

This week, a scandal resurfaced surrounding Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice in reference to the video of him dragging his unconscious fiancee from an elevator. The fiancee, Janay Palmer, wasn’t unconscious from a night of binge drinking in Atlantic City, where the altercation occurred. She was unconscious because, while on the elevator, Rice punched her. Hard enough to knock her out. Hard enough to render her unconscious for an unknown amount of time

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Frozen: Finally Some Positive Female Representation

I have this condition where, if something is popular on Tumblr, I will avoid it as long as possible. I have never watched Doctor Who, and I have no current plans to. I am leery of the recommendations of the masses. I mean, there’s a reason Family Guy is still on TV. But this Friday, I got a free rental code from Redbox, so I caved and rented Frozen. At

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