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Rating Noel Fielding’s Great British Fashion

(Warning: Spoiler's for Noel Fielding's Outfits on Season Ten of The Great British Bake Off) This season of GBBO reached Henry James-level subtlety in its explorations of...

Eight Best Highwomen Lyrics, According to Preliminary Findings

I stress that these are only preliminary findings, based on a first week of near-constant streaming; they do not embark on the important frontier...

About Your New Anne of Green Gables, I Have Concerns

Monday greeted us with the discovery that there is to be a new Anne of Green Gables TV series, and while I am typically...

Five Reasons I love Stephen “tWitch” Boss and You Should Too

This week you have seen a lot of headlines about Channing Tatum and whether he is dumb and whether he likes gazing into the...

The Little Women Televisual Analog Test

You’ve thought about how Girls responds to Sex and the City, and you may have thought about how both shows are a response to Golden Girls,...

A Braid of One’s Own

Entertainment Weekly has released a series of photographs anticipating the next season of Game of Thrones. While previously anticipation for Season 5 had circled around...

50 Shades of Outlander

You: you have to choose.  Between the present and the past; the watch and the longsword, the suit and the kilt. Your hair is...

Imaginary Idols Redux

Yesterday, March 27, 2014, NBCUniversal announced that Television Without Pity would be shut down, effective April 4, 2014. There is a lot to be said about TWoP's role in...

Lady Professor Conference Fashions

The last question was the hardest: “But what should I wear?” I was on a professionalization panel for graduate students, brought in to discuss...

The Unbearable Awesomeness of Lululemon Pants

Lululemon running pants are awesome but they cost fucktons of money.  It’s a problem.  No one likes to admit they are spending $88 on...

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