Domestic Violence, Rape, Sexual Assault / TV / Women and Gender

Rape Jokes Are Taking Over TV and I’m Sick of It

Originally published at Bitch Flicks. [Trigger warning for rape] Newsflash, rape jokes are not funny. Ever. So why are so many sitcoms succumbing to them? 2 Broke Girls, Work It, Rob, Whitney, Up All Night, Two and a Half Men, Workaholics, Modern Family, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Family Guy, Glee, and The Soup (NO, … Continue reading

Guest Posts / Race / TV / Women and Gender

Guest Post: ‘Whitney’ versus Whitney

Written by Amber Leab. Originally published at Bitch Flicks. Cross-posted with permission. After the season premiere of Parks and Recreation (Knope 2012!) and The Office last Thursday night, I left the TV on and caught the series premiere of Whitney, the new sitcom created by and starring comic Whitney Cummings. I was first taken aback by … Continue reading