Attempting to Appeal to Straights: The Downfall of the Trixie and Katya Show

Drag queens aren’t—nor will they ever be—renowned for not being completely and totally amenable to corporate whoredom. That’s what they strive for, in fact. The ultimate goal and end game as established by the grandmother (no shade) herself, RuPaul. Yet for the likes of someone such as Katya Zamolodchikova (Trixie …

Reflecting on the “Scandalous” Ads For Gossip Girl on Its Ten-Year Anniversary

When Gossip Girl‘s first episode aired on September 19, 2007, the Bush-drenched United States could never have anticipated just how “scandalous” the ads promoting the show would be. Perfecting a marketing technique that Madonna had long ago established after her nude photos were published against her will in Playboy and …

Broad City Ribs Off Sliding Doors for Its 2011-centric Season Four Premiere

Who in New York isn’t constantly wondering what their life might be like if they hadn’t just missed the train–or, vice versa, missed the train to avoid that “sick passenger” that made their train ride a hellish nightmare? It’s such a plaguing philosophical question that it became the entire premise for Peter …

Friends From College Proves People Who Went to Harvard Are Bigger Losers Than You Are

There’s something to be said for lifelong camaraderie, sure. There’s something else to be said for clinging to toxic friendships you know are only making you a worse version of yourself. Though, naturally, you’ll tell yourself that these are the people who know you better than anyone, who understand you …

Love Season 2 Gets Real About the Psychosis Behind Being Fucked Up About Men

Not everyone is capable of being “healthy” in their approach to dealing with relationships, most certainly not women with any sort of daddy issues (generally stemming from the Electra complex and/or never getting the approval she desires from her father). Basically, women who have had any sort of interaction at …