Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 1, Episode 3 of HBO's "Girls," entitled, "All Adventurous Women Do."
There's a scene at the end of this week's episode of "Girls" (Sundays at 10:30 p.m. ET on HBO) where Hannah and Marnie dance around to Robyn's "Dancing On My Own." That was the moment I knew that Hannah had finally won me over. For the first time, she's admitting that she doesn't know everything. It's a humbling experience, but thankfully, Robyn makes everything better.
Even though girls can identify with Hannah's situation -- well, not all girls -- she never seemed extremely likable. Is she smart? It seems so. Refreshingly self-aware? Sometimes. Vulnerable? Without a doubt. Does she need a good smack upside the head? Definitely. But this week, Hannah seemed real.
Not only does she fall for yet another one of Adam's heinous lies, but she also discovers that her college boyfriend is gay and had she been more aware and less emotionally needy in college, she probably could have figured it out. "He seemed gay," she admitted to Marnie. Read More...