It has finally happened: Andrea Peyser is a TV recapper. With bete noire Alec Baldwin overseas promoting his new Woody Allen movie and the Casey Anthony trial long since concluded, the Post‘s Ms. Peyser chilled out with some TV. And what she saw upset her.
Think: “Sex and the City’’ — for ugly people.
Ms. Peyser finds the series objectionable on aesthetic grounds (citing “mismatched consignment-shop rags” and Ms. Dunham’s body shape) and moral ones, noting what she views as a misandrist ideology in the depiction of Ms. Dunham’s paramour and other dudes that hang with the girls. She suggests that the show should be called “Men Suck.” Get me rewrite!
“No girl from Podunk, Neb., will ever again dream of moving to this city,” Ms. Peyser concludes, which should ultimately work in the columnist’s favor–more room for her to spread out in Brooklyn