TV Critic for The New Yorker. “I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through The TV Revolution.” https://t.co/DaI3zWvv1Q
See, this is why I have to watch 30 min of TikTok before I go to bed.
The press definitely treated Britney Spears horribly. But it's not some ancient story of misogynist horror—and in certain ways, things seem worse now, because of social media. Every feed is a tabloid; every phone is a paparazzo.
Very much on board for this harsh @thehighsign interrogation of Promising Young Woman:
The more I think about it, the more impressed I am that Michelle Wolf did such a harsh act WITHOUT insulting any woman's looks. She aimed straight at the white female enforcers & never once suggested that anyone was a bimbo or a dog—like the man they work for surely would have.
Trump is not "somber," he's not "acknowledging facts" or "deferring to experts." I doubt he even has a friend in a coma. His goal is strategic: to erase history (his week-ago Easter statement) & nudge the definition of success so he meets it.