Posts in category "Girls"

Girls Review: Only Child and Why Being a Hannah Will Never Be As Cool As Being a Samantha

Girls Review: Only Child and Why Being a Hannah Will Never Be As Cool As Being a Samantha
“I though you said he was gay?” – Adam “Well I don’t know now. He had gay apps on his iPhone and liked to show his ankles, but what does that even mean in this day and age?” – Hannah Perhaps Girls’ greatest strength is its ability to endear and alienate in equal measure. Last... Read more »

Girls Recap: Dead Inside

Girls Recap: Dead Inside
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Girls Season 3 Ep. 4 – “Dead Inside.” “Fancy people want to work with me.” – Marnie In case you’ve ever wondered how the girls of Girls would react to a sudden death “Dead Inside” is here to answer that question. Spoiler alert, they do not... Read more »

Girls Recap: She Said Ok

Girls Recap: She Said Ok
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Girls Season 3, Ep. 3 – “She Said Ok.” “It’s really amazing that all three of you have accomplished so little in the four years since college.” – Shoshanna Who could have guessed Adam was the normal one in his family? “She Said Ok” introduced us... Read more »
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Girls Review: Females Only and Truth or Dare

Girls Review: Females Only and Truth or Dare
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Girls, Season 3 Eps. 1 and 2 – “Females Only” and “Truth or Dare.” “I don’t wanna do it and its really liberating to say no to shit you hate.” – Hannah The one thing you can always count on Girls for, it’s consistent in its... Read more »

Girls Recap - Together

Girls Recap - Together
Girls is a show that takes pride in shocking its audience, what with all the naked ping pong, creepy doll sex, and pantsless trips to the ER, but in “Together” they did the most shocking thing of all and turned into a standard rom-com just in time to close out season two. This season has... Read more »

Girls Review - On All Fours

Girls Review - On All Fours
Sometimes, when watching Girls, I am struck by the layered storytelling, the unassuming simplicity that manages to depict raw truths and the pure genius it takes to make something so out there so relatable. And sometimes I just think, this is fucking weird. “On All Fours” was one such episode. Any hopes that these girls... Read more »
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Girls Recap - It's Back

Girls Recap - It's Back
If this season was about the girls “almost getting it kind of together”, this was the episode that highlighted the almost part. For all the progress the girls have made over the last seven episodes “It’s Back” tore it all down. Hannah has finally found success (and a paycheck) with her writing, but the pressure... Read more »

Girls Recap - Video Games

Girls Recap - Video Games
Are we all ultimately doomed to become our parents, no matter how much we may dislike them? Jessa and Hannah took a trip upstate this week to visit Jessa’s dad. We’ve been given little information about Jessa’s childhood other than it was rarely supervised and likely traumatizing. These suspicions were confirmed when Jessa’s dad arrived... Read more »

Girls Recap - Boys

Girls Recap - Boys
Girls has already dealt with the 20’s something cliché of trying to figure out who you are ad nauseam. This week it explored the facades people create during that “finding yourself” process. After an episode entirely of Hannah, she took a back seat this week to let some of the supporting characters drive this one... Read more »
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Girls Review - One Man's Trash

Girls Review - One Man's Trash
“One Man’s Trash” exemplifies the paradox that Girls so often inhabits and the reason it inspires so much ire amongst its viewers. The episode was a lovely departure from the norm and provided the closest thing to growth and development Hannah has ever seen, but the fantasy and the suspension of disbelief it took to... Read more »
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