retorts

by rantywoman

http://nymag.com/arts/tv/features/girls-lena-dunham-2012-4/#print

Even before the Republican candidates adopted The Handmaid’s Tale as a platform, Dunham’s sly, brazen, graphic comedy, with its stress on female friendships, its pleasure in the sick punch line, its compassion for the necessity of making mistakes, felt like a retort to a culture that pathologizes feminine adventure.

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