Gemma: Shall we to haxx0rs? R: Yes. I was starting to make a list before our chat. As a techie, I notice haxxoring everywhere, IRL and in film/TV, and it often makes me grumpy because it’s being done SO BADLY. I’m curious how much it shows up on your grumpdar given that it’s not […]
Gemma: When I was in college and fighting with a friend, my uncle’s gf said that we’re socialized to believe that friendships between women are these Simple, Beautiful things, and there’s something Wrong if they aren’t, and how much happier I’d be if I realized how deeply untrue that was. I found that to be […]
Read Part I here. Rasha: So there are two things on my mind as we return to the topic of Bisexual Secondary Lady Characters in TV and Film: one is obviously Delphine in Orphan Black, and the other is an urge to step back from the phenomenon of bisexuality on TV and film and ask […]
Gemma: So sometime in the mid-aughts, a bi secondary female character became a hip new thing, particularly though not exclusively on network shows. Specifically, the shock reveal that a secondary female character was bi. I feel like that lasted a while, is still around in some ways. I name, off the top of my head: […]
Rasha: I have notes for this episode! They are: Who put up the damn flyers other than President Frenemy, Lauren Vélez? Gemma: Mr. Drake? He has some history. R: He really should get some. G: That or Wes is doing it his own damn self.
Gemma: Looking at shows that go on long journeys, we should talk about our old salty Brennan and Booth. Rasha: It’s more like chewy, rubbery old Brennan and Booth. Ok, I admit that I stopped watching Bones for pleasure in the middle-ish of season 8— G: Which was entirely justified as a choice, in my […]
Rasha: Shall we get down to it? Gemma: We shall! I am only through season 5 of Bones. and when I say “through,” I mean I’ve watched the first and last of each of those seasons plus a few in between. I have read of what happens in Season 6, though. Rasha: Ah, that’s still […]