Broad City VS. Girls

broadcity_101_10-520x292girls

I tried. I tried really really hard, actually, not to compare Broad City to Girls. I wanted so desperately to not fall into the trap. They are both shows set in New York about girls in their mid-twenties, right? There had to be some similiarities, and of course there are. The similarities are these – both shows are set in New York about girls in their mid-twenties. They both aim to show some kind of reality about what it’s like to be white, twenty-something, and broke. They tried.

I watched Girls a couple of years ago after my friends recommended it to me, and I really liked it. I thought it was funny, candid, and any complaints anyone had seemed to revolve around the whiteness of it all. But as a white girl in her early 20s, it wasn’t too hard to swallow. I saw a lot of myself in both Jessa and…

View original post 754 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s