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Month: December 2020

Okay Doomer: An Analysis of the TV Show ‘New Girl’

I’m not mad. I’m just disappointed. New Girl tries to be many things: a situational comedy about what it’s like being the only female roommate; a PG-rated version of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia; a will-they-won’t-they romantic comedy, featuring three guys; a representation of a school teacher amidst millennial doomer culture. On many of these fronts, I think it succeeds. For instance, New Girl plants Jess in the lives of…