A Monster Begat by Cameos: Trump Was Glorified in the Media Long Before Negative Coverage Plagued His Presidential Run

“The Donald,” a name that once sounded endearing when it came from Ivana Trump but now sounds more fittingly like the epithet of a horrific monster, has made many appearances in pop culture before his oversaturating, overexposed presidential run. And it is, in many respects, this sort of aggrandizement of …

Abbi & Ilana Are Bringing Sex and the City/Broad City Fan Fiction Alive For Season Three

In a parallel universe, it’s possible to imagine Carrie Bradshaw being shocked at what twenty-something New York City women have become since her heyday (even though she was already appalled back then, as evidenced by the episode “Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women”). Case in point, Abbi Abrams (Abbi Jacobson) and Ilana …

Girls May Be Ending, But the Damage It Has Caused Will Last A Lifetime

With the fresh report of Girls being cancelled, those on either side of the love/hate relationship have expressed their viewpoints on the matter, with fans in the laudatory camp exhibiting pathetic forlornness and detractors in the pit of vitriol relieved to see something so wretched reach its conclusion. And yet, no matter what …