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Endings are hard (TV endings I mean)

I have a weird tendency to not watch the ending of TV series I like. You’ll notice that I didn’t say “habit” but “tendency” because I swear it’s unintentional.

I feel like I may have told you this at some point. Did I? My memory isn’t the greatest right now, still.

To this day, I haven’t watched the finale of 30 Rock, in spite of it being one of my top five favorite shows of all time.

Property of NBC or similar

Property of NBC or similar

Part of that stems from the whole Hazel character introduction because UGH. The rest is me worrying that the ending won’t live up to the show. Continue reading

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This is why I don’t watch TV around my parents

Thanks for the laugh HBO! (this one is kind of NSFW)

I love Girls but it’s numero uno on the list of shows Never To Watch Around My Parents.

There are more spots here. h/t to @JarCardoza and @Candacearm.

Did you watch Lena Dunham on SNL?

I’m a big fan of Girls so I was eager to see how Lena Dunham would do as host of Saturday Night Live.

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She was great!

For me, these were the highlights.

First, SNL does Scandal. Watch it here. The casting is great. Sasheer Zamata is terrific as Olivia Pope and Lena cracked me up as Millennial new hire Kelsey.

Second, Hannah in the Garden of Eden. From the first “Adam?” this is gold.

What did you think?

Lots of Girls plus one B*tch

There is no shortage of strong female characters on television right now. Actresses normally associated with film are appearing on the small screen for the cost of basic cable – Zooey Deschanel and Kat Dennings, I’m looking at you.

Even better, talented young women like Lena Dunham have taken the reins behind the scenes too.

Here is my rundown of four of these female lead shows:

Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23

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