New Girl Recap: In Defense of Adorkability

When New Girl started this past September, it kicked off a new, louder round in the ongoing debate about emo-boy love object Zooey Deschanel and her particular manic pixie dream girl appeal. The synopsized version of that debate: Zooey Deschanel is adorable and and gorgeous and quirky and some girls would like to be her, and more boys would like to sleep with her (in a gentle, adorable, quirky way, of course). While this is, more or less, the description of most successful actors and actresses (half the population wants to be like them, the other half wants to have sex with them), this formula got complicated for Deschanel by her particular brand of "girliness." Read More...


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