Category Archives: Television

The Sexual-Romantic Politics of Star Trek

I am a big fan of Star Trek. Not the original series — I have to admit, I’ve never watched the original series on purpose, though I suspect I soaked up a lot of it accidentally as a kid, since … Continue reading

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Broken, But Beloved: BBC’s “Spooks” & The Inherent Sexiness of Spies

You can always tell a true “Friends” fan by the fact that she’ll proudly admit to watching all 10 seasons. She’ll know everything about every lead and be able to name cameo appearances by big-name actors, and to which plot … Continue reading

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A Post Wherein Cara Dissects The Bachelor

Wonk-o-mance is everywhere! Any place you might find a love story, you might also find wonk. Novels, movies, folklore, operas, country songs, erectile dysfunction medication ads, TV shows, and certainly real life. If it’s ripe for love, it’s ripe for … Continue reading

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