When an interracial lesbian couple moves in across the street, Roseanne turns into a literal pile of shit. She slurms her way over to their house to hurl insults at them while the laugh track encourages the TV-viewing audience at home to reward this repugnant behavior with laughter. Later, Dan surprises Roseanne by trading in … Continue reading Roseanne, “Heavy-Handed Horse-Pucky”
Howard is back together with his recently resurrected wife, and things are going great...until he accidentally crushes his genitals in her new Juicio™ juice pressing machine. Luckily for Howard, his upper middle class white privilege put him at the top of the genital transplant recipient list. When he notices that the penis he chose from … Continue reading Big Bang Theory, “The Cold-Pressed Transplantation”
Dear White People continues to impress me with its second season.
Dear White People returns for a second season, May 4th on Netflix.
By Jeffery Shellenbarger
Season 1 of Dear White People—the Netflix dramedy series based on the film of the same name—largely explored themes of being black in a space that has historically been segregated—through both systemic and official means. In this case, it’s the Ivy League college of Winchester University. Throughout the season, we saw the characters finding themselves pigeonholed into their very specific roles until it all exploded in a fiery protest.
Season 2 picks up directly after the events of the first season. An alt-right movement—the rather ironic politically correct term for a white supremacist movement—has taken a stronghold at Winchester following the protests and a dorm fire that forced the integration of the historically black AP house. With the invasion of white students into the black space, the students are forced to explore the dualities of…
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