TV Review: Girls Is True to Life, If Not Reality

If you’re sitting down to watch Girls tonight with folded arms and a "this better be good" scowl, I don’t blame you. The tidal wave of advance press has turned it into more of an issue than a half-hour comedy, and its creator Lena Dunham – who also stars as the heroine, Hannah — has been profiled so often that you’d think she was running for president. There’s a whole subcategory of writing about the series which seems worried that it’s politically incorrect to even watch it, because the characters are white and have money, which contributes to the perpetuation of the hegemonic ruling class — oh, hey, people, that’s the bell! Don’t forget to read chapter four, there’s a quiz on Monday! Read More...


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