@napalmnacey is slutty, tyrannical: i thought the show was a show that was set as a reality show of a teen (to explain the cameras, ala the office). the fact the characters fit archetypes and that we expect certain modes of and/or tenors of plots would then make sense. » 1/22/10 11:41pm 1/22/10 11:41pm

@MIXED: after briefly reading up on cecil rhodes ([en.wikipedia.org] forgive the wiki citation), i have decided that i could not, in good consciousness, accept a rhodes scholarship. » 11/23/09 10:32pm 11/23/09 10:32pm

i agree, and would add that the fact that she would break down over the loss over her pup rather than her break-ups demonstrates her mental/emotional health. which is to say, she might be stronger/more mature than we would be lead to believed. » 9/22/09 10:56pm 9/22/09 10:56pm

@cwisto moweina has got yer goat: I think the issue with terminology stems from the privileging of the Spanish heritage and silencing/denigrating the indigenous and African peoples heritage. Hispanic referring to the Iberian peninsula. (to summarize CMHGYG's posts). But MPP, you, too, provide another complication of… » 5/05/09 2:26am 5/05/09 2:26am