Tag: girls

Links to the Zeitgeist

June 11, 2012
Links to the Zeitgeist

1. Preparing to bid Girls farewell. Just one more episode left, I’m so bereft. I offer thanks to brilliant illustrator Kyle Hilton for designing four pages of paper dolls suitable for framing! From Vulture at New York Magazine: As the first season of Girls nears it conclusion, we the public are forced to imagine a […]

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Had by a Cad

May 14, 2012
Had by a Cad

Spoiler alert: Girls, Episode 5, Hard Being Easy  Ep. 5: Recap   As a studious observer of the human heart, trusted keeper of stories and secrets, maker of lessons, experienced practitioner of temptation and seduction, and eager student of maleness in all its forms, I’m ashamed to admit I’ve been utterly duped, deceived, swindled, fooled, […]

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GIRLS Got Game

May 9, 2012
GIRLS Got Game

“When you’re in your twenties, sex is sort of the battleground on which a lot of different stuff gets played out.” Lena Dunham, Writer and Creator of GIRLS   I am obsessed with the HBO show GIRLS. Obsessed. As in, I’ve seen four episodes, there are only ten total, so now my GIRLS fun is […]

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HBO’s Girls Exposes Pretty Lies

April 19, 2012
HBO’s Girls Exposes Pretty Lies

Not being one of the media darlings who got advance copies of HBO’s new show Girls, I had to wait for Sunday’s premiere before weighing in. I enjoyed the first episode very much, which surprised me – I wasn’t a fan of Tiny Furniture, the film that put Lena Dunham on the map and brought […]

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Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

November 4, 2009
Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

As I wrote in Learning to Speak Hookup: A Pocket Phrasebook, the vocabulary surrounding the navigation of sex and relationships has become nearly incomprehensible. In the Hookup language, there are many irregularities and exceptions to the rule. It’s also heavily dependent on context. With so much misunderstanding, young people spend a great deal of time […]

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