New Girl Recap: The Apartment of Dr. Moreau

There is no better example of the difference between television reality and actual reality than the way TV couples flop simultaneously onto their backs as a shorthand for “we just had great sex.” The audience accepts this even though it implies that whatever act the pair was previously engaged in had taken place side by side, sitting bolt upright. There are lots of ways to have hot sex. (Foreign accents, body paint, and face-punching are just a few of the ways we see this week.) Seated parallel to one’s partner, core engaged, and covered in blankets is not, to the best of my knowledge, an especially sexy posture for anyone. Still, when Nick and Jess crash down to the mattress, we are supposed to believe they’ve been doin’ it, and doin’ it, and doin’ it well (to quote the poet LL Cool J). Read More...


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