By Rachel Bennett
Television Editor & Columnist
Guys, we need to talk about Girls.
Ever since the HBO comedy premiered April 15, 2012, there’s been controversy following in its footsteps — and I’m a little sick of it.
Yes, the series is loved by most critics. The first season won rave reviews and nabbed Girls two Golden Globes, including Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, just a week ago.
But thanks to the Internet, viewers and some critics have nitpicked — at times reasonably, but mostly not — at several issues surrounding Girls.
The most minor quibble I’ve heard is that the New York-based characters, led by Hannah Horvath (creator, writer, director and producer Lena Dunham), are unlikable. As Pajiba’s Dustin Rowles notes, “If you dip into the comments section of Girls reviews on any given site, one refrain echoes throughout: The characters are entitled and unlikable. Why should I watch a »
- Rachel Bennett
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