Glee: Shooting Star

Oh, Glee. Why do you do the things you do? I’m going to be brief on this because it’s been talked about a lot already, but I think there’s something really complicated and frustrating about how Glee‘s school shooting episode, “Shooting Star,” played out. First of all, they did an episode about a school shooting. … Continue reading

Faberry: Further Questions

Last week I finished a chapter on the portrayal of high-achieving girls and women on Glee, focusing mostly on Rachel Berry, but also considering Sue, Beiste, Emma, Terri, and Quinn. I wish I had revised it about, oh, six more times. It was a major case of having more that I wanted to say than … Continue reading

Glee “Goodbye”: So this is love

Did anyone really doubt that Rachel would be headed to New York? What I was surprised by was that she is going alone (in a red pillbox hat, no less). As I watched the emotional scene between Rachel and Finn before she boards the train, I kept thinking two things 1) THIS SUCKS! and 2) … Continue reading

I’m (Still) Not Ashamed of My Day Planner

Leslie: Yellow haired female… likes waffles and news. Ann: Sexy, well-read blonde… loves the sweeter things in life.[…]Hobbies? Leslie: Organizing my agenda. Wait, that doesn’t sound fun…jammin’ on my planner. –Parks and Recreation, “Soulmates” I published an earlier version of this post on another blog a couple years ago, but tonight as I’m working on … Continue reading