Topic: TV

The Mindy Project Expertly Explains How Women See Themselves

The Mindy Project Expertly Explains How Women See Themselves

Last night’s episode of The Mindy Project focused on the fact that Mindy Kaling‘s lead character, Mindy, had never let a boyfriend see her completely naked, even during sex. This set up an episode wherein Mindy worked out with her coworker and sexual tension partner Danny (Chris Messina) eventually resulting in a hijinks-filled situational comedy standby: they accidentally see each other naked. The entire episode provided a worthwhile conversation about body image and confidence. More »

Daily Video Picks: Aubrey Plaza Plays Daria Morgendorffer, Fiona Apple Is Back & More ’90s Goodness

Daily Video Picks: Aubrey Plaza Plays Daria Morgendorffer, Fiona Apple Is Back & More '90s Goodness

Ready to get your ’90s nostalgia on? Just kidding, I know you are because that’s why we have Internet. What would a live-action Daria look like? Who directed Fiona Apple’s new music video? Prepared to have “Ice Ice Baby” stuck in your head for another decade?

Get answers to these questions in today’s ’90s-inspired video picks – and fine, there’s a couple more modern ones in there, too – here on The Gloss. More »

Maybe Sex And The City Was A Great Feminist Show

Maybe Sex And The City Was A Great Feminist Show

It’s pretty commonly accepted that we all decry Sex and the City, now. It seems a bit like a relic of an earlier time (she was able to spend that much on clothes while working on one newspaper column? She was a columnist who did not know how to work e-mail?) And, gosh, that second movie was terrible. Really, really terrible. Basically only about buying stuff and making puns. So Emily Nussbaum‘s New Yorker piece on how it was actually a very good, progressive, feminist show is fascinating. More »