FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS "The Benefit of the Right Track; The Benefit of Keeping Your Ego in Check" Season 1 Episodes 5 and 6 – Well, it’s official. Thanks to tonight’s episodes of Friends with Benefits, "The Benefit of the Right Track" and "The Benefit of Keeping Your Ego in Check," I cannot find one thing I like about Sara.
Not only is she one of those girls who desperately wants a real, romantic relationship (because heaven forbid something in her life isn’t perfect), yet can’t stop herself from sleeping with every hot guy who catches her eye, she has the audacity to diss the fact that for the first time in history, nerds are starting to be considered cool and sexy in popular culture. To that, I say "Frak you, Sara! Frak. You."
It’s really not the fact that Sara is promiscuous. So is Riley and I kind of love her. What separates the two of them is that Riley isn’t trying to validate her sex life by claiming she’s looking for lasting love. Sara frustrates me because instead of owning her sexuality, she makes excuses for it. In a way, she judges herself worse than I ever could. "What kind of a girl do you think I am?" she asks a guy with whom she slept with before even establishing whether or not he knew her name. Um…is that a rhetorical question? What kind of girl are you being, Sara? It’s a rare person who can be both the Madonna and the Whore and own them both, and I don’t think you’re up to the challenge. Read More...