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Sunday, January 27, 2013

'Girls' recap: Cocaine Blues

"Here's your comfort zone. This (you know, over to the side) is where the magic happens." Or so says the editor of an online magazine who's just promised Hannah a freelance rate of $200 an article. She suggests that Hannah could write about having a more
Entertainment Weekly ( 1/27/2013 9:31:01 PM -08:00 )

Girls: Lena Dunham's series is finding its groove again
Girls: Lena DunhamIn the hierarchy of things that interest the most vitally important demographic (younger women who watch little TV but set trends and buy stuff), the HBO series Girls is up there, high on the list. In this neck of the woods, it is somewhere below keen interest in the more
Globe and Mail ( 1/27/2013 9:02:07 PM -08:00 )

Who is the Worst Friend on 'Girls'? Here's Our Recap
Who is the Worst Friend on Hannah goes on an interview at jazzhate. It's online only, but it's $200 an article, and her boss, Jame, says “you don't seem that fancy, so…” She tells Hannah to think outside the box and write about something like threesomes or doing coke. (That's one way of more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 1/27/2013 7:27:08 PM -08:00 )

'Girls' Recap: We Have So Many Memories
I know the subject is still totes verboten, but what if Lena Dunham's depiction of her body is basically the point of her creative endeavor? Or at least the most important part of her creative endeavor as it relates to the constant discussion we're all having about more ( 1/27/2013 7:05:41 PM -08:00 )

He said, she said: America loves a comeback
He said, she said: America loves a comebackHe said, she said is a discourse on the second season of Girls from two points of view. (Find previous conversations here.) Episode recap: Hannah has a meeting with an editor who says she'll pay her $200 to write about her first-time cocaine experience. more ( 1/27/2013 6:57:07 PM -08:00 )

'Girls' Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: 'Bad Friend'
Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 2, Episode 3 of HBO's "Girls" titled "Bad Friend." The tagline for Season 2 of "Girls" is "almost getting it kind of together." As Season 2 rolls on, it's becoming increasingly clear that Hannah, Marnie, more
Huffington Post ( 1/27/2013 6:31:36 PM -08:00 )

Guys on Girls, Season 2
David Haglund: Bryan, you regularly joined our Girls chats on Brow Beat last season, but you were less won over by the show than some of us—which is why I'm glad we're discussing what was easily the best episode of Season 2 so far. What do you think of more
Slate Magazine ( 1/27/2013 6:23:10 PM -08:00 )

The 'Girls' Gut Check: Who Wants to Get Trapped in a Cage of TVs?
Four Atlantic staffers sound off on whether the portrayals of their generation's quirks in the third episode of Season Two of Lena Dunham's HBO show ring true. girls banner week 3.jpg. HBO. Things got very weird, very fast for the characters on Girls this week. more
The Atlantic ( 1/27/2013 1:15:08 PM -08:00 )

Post Pop Podcast: Allison Williams on Girls, racism and Lena Dunham
HBO series Girls may be created, written, and defended by Lena Dunham, but lately, it seems it's her TV best friend Allison Williams that's been getting the star treatment. Between appearances on Letterman and Kimmel, and a guest starring role on The Mindy more
The Province ( 1/27/2013 9:36:48 AM -08:00 )

HBO's Girls :: Bad Friend
Friends. That's what this episode of "Girls" is about and it takes a square look at two of Hannah's (Lena Dunham) friends: Elijah and Marnie. You see, Hannah has applied for a job at a blog site called "Jazz/Hate" and is given the option to write about whatever more
EDGEOnTheNet ( 1/27/2013 9:31:17 PM -08:00 )

RECAP: Cocaine and Mesh Tank Tops, the GIRLS Do It All
Should one go to a nightclub while on coke and dressed as a pre-teen girl? Probably not. You'll end up in a yellow mesh tank top that's not yours. Should one then snort more coke off of the lid of a public toilet? Also, no. Unless you're Hannah Horvath. more
Broadway World ( 1/27/2013 9:13:38 PM -08:00 )

"Girls" recap: The contact high
"Girls" recap: The contact highIt's hard to get old. By the time you reach 30, not only do the joyful events of life — parties, medication, sex — become inexpressibly tedious, you've begun to realize that any major life change — divorce, skin elasticity, death — is likely to be very unpleasant. more
Salon ( 1/27/2013 8:07:37 PM -08:00 )

Girls Season 2, Episode 3 Review – The magic happens outside your comfort zone
Girls Season 2, Episode 3 Review – The magic happens outside your comfort zoneDo you know where the best socks in NY are? Here's my Girls season 2, episode 3 review. Girls Review “Bad Friend”. Marnie + Boothe. That TV chamber would freak me out. And though I was impressed by the impression we got from Boothe Jonathan (Jorma more
Small Screen Scoop ( 1/27/2013 8:01:28 PM -08:00 )

Girls — Season 2 — Quotes: “Bad Friend”
Girls — Season 2 — Quotes: “Bad Friend”Hannah: It is my greatest dream to have sex with myself. But also my greatest nightmare. Elijah: We are the sexiest people here. Hannah: We can keep being friends just as long as you know you're a bad one. Hannah: Get on my level! Jessa: I love when you more
Small Screen Scoop ( 1/27/2013 8:01:27 PM -08:00 )

GIRLS Recap: “Bad Friend”
GIRLS Recap: “Bad Friend”Did anyone count the seconds Shoshanna and Jessa turned up on screen in this episode of Girls? More than twenty, but less than a full minute, surely. The problem with any episode that focuses entirely on Hannah is that Hannah is, by far, the least likable of more ( 1/27/2013 7:33:31 PM -08:00 )

Girls: The Good, the Bad and the Funny
Girls: The Good, the Bad and the FunnyGirls haters have another loss to groan about this week: Lena and the gang have been picked up for a third season. And if virgin viewers took that news to heart and decided to check out the show starting with this week's "Bad Friend," I'm pretty sure they will more
Television Without Pity ( 1/27/2013 7:27:56 PM -08:00 )

'Girls' 2×03 “Bad Friend” reaction post
The third episode of HBO's Girls season 2 just finished. Read a recap, and share your thoughts and comments here! It looks like Hannah's finally got herself a gig as a writer, something we've been waiting on since the very first episode of season 1. But, this more
Hypable ( 1/27/2013 7:25:37 PM -08:00 )

Girls Review: "Bad Friend" (Episode 2.03)
Girls Review: "Bad Friend" (Episode 2.03)I've never done coke for a story before, but I did drink a lot of gluten free beer last year for Paste. Actually, between Eastbound & Down and tonight's Girls, everything I know about cocaine comes from HBO. In Eastbound coke kills Kenny Powers' best friend more
Paste Magazine ( 1/27/2013 7:19:09 PM -08:00 )

Girls recap: Hannah the antihero
Girls recap: Hannah the antihero"We're all just living in Hannah's world, and it's all Hannah, Hannah, Hannah all the time." HBO/Jessica Miglio. Stanley McChrystal's 6 favorite books · The 'based on a true story' fake-out: How 3 Oscar contenders misled audiences · The daily gossip: Steve more
The Week Magazine ( 1/27/2013 6:42:38 PM -08:00 )

'Girls' Recap: Cocaine, A Lonely Island Hook-Up, and An Icona Pop Earworm
ALT Before we get started with the recap of the latest episode of Girls, let's begin with what you all really came here for: trying to find the name of that incredibly catchy tune Hannah and Elijah were dancing to at the club was. It's Icona Pop's "I Love It" and more ( 1/27/2013 6:41:26 PM -08:00 )