Gossip Girl Recap: There’s Only One Blogger in This Town Who Matters

Last night, we returned from our monthlong hiatus to find a world that has been turned upside down: The Van Der Woodsens have been exiled to Brooklyn, and Ivy Dickens is occupying their apartment. Chuck and his evil, scheming uncle Jack have reunited as friends. Nate issues correct diagnoses in the fields of law, journalism, and psychology. ("That sounds like classic Dan Humphrey overthink.") And Dan and Blair are having sex.

But the most salient metaphor for how backwards things have gotten on this show is the dress Serena wears to Ivy’s party: It is backless, not her usual frontless. Symbolism! Read More...



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