Daily on the Internet, thousands of fans profess undying love for Broad City‘s jolly fuckup stoners, Abbi and Ilana. Needless to say, the show’s newfound worshipers who see themselves in its hard-luck heroines aren’t actually all dedicated potheads, nor do they struggle in basic life functions as adorably as those two do. In fact, some of them probably wouldn’t know a joint if it hit them in the face. Similarly, for humanity’s sake, let us hope that the fans who claim self-recognition in other hot comedies about women are not all as narcissistic, incompetent, and cruelty-prone as the girls on Girls or Transparent.
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