MTV's 'Girl Code' wins over a man

I don't have a ton to say about MTV's "Girl Code," which ended its first season Sunday (July 7) with four (?!) back-to-back episodes. It's not a show the Boob Tube Dude even would have sought out had it not been on while I was flying back from Austin last month. What was a 30-second curiosity viewing turned into a full blown two-and-a-half hour session that took up a good chunk of my return to Boston.A few reasons why it stands above the "talking heads" is generally low-key. Too many shows of this ilk (whether they be on MTV, VH1, E!, or other networks) rely on screechy shtick in order to sell its commentary. Whenever I have the misfortune to come across the most recent incarnation of "Best Week Ever," my ears are assaulted by the "JUST LOVE ME" vibe put across by its personalities. "Girl Code," by contrast, has a lot to...


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