SEX AND THE CITY PISSED ME OFF SO I WROTE A SONG ABOUT IT

It’s my own fault: Carrie Bradshaw was minding her own high-heeled business in the episode with the McDonald’s. You know, the one where she throws the hamburger at Mr. Big? Carrie was the same, lovely and steaming so hard she made the melting cheesy quarter pounder pound harder when launched through the air past her surprised lover’s face. But me? Upon this viewing, 10 plus years after the original, I was feeling… Read More

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

By now, almost everyone who loves Stars Hollow and its eccentric cast of characters has watched Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. I consumed it in one weekend and enjoyed new material from old, reliable characters. I was most looking forward to these new episodes because I felt like there was no closure at the end of the Gilmore Girls series. I know this is mostly because Amy Sherman-Palladino did not… Read More

The Trans Literacy Project

Last year, I got in an argument with a family member about Transgender people, why it’s important to honor who they are, and how soon is “acceptable” for them to decide whether or not they are Transgender.  It wasn’t a pretty discussion, and I let a lot of anger get in the way of helping them understand the gender spectrum. I wish I had been able to show them “The Trans Literacy… Read More

A Write Teacher(s) Review: This Is Us

Life has never been what we see on television. Life off the screen is messy and tricky and beautiful and horrible and painful and sweet and hard and good. Life has never been what we seen on television – until This Is Us.   And now, we see the mess of life in all it’s sweet and sticky glory on our television screens every Tuesday thanks to NBC.   This Is Us centers… Read More

A Write Teacher(s) Review: Stranger Things

GOOD GOD. The 80s are back and they’re better than ever and they’re here in the form of five kids – Dustin, Lucas, Mike, Eleven, and Will. The synopsis is thus – “On November 6, 1983 in the town of Hawkins, Indiana, 12-year-old Will Byers vanishes mysteriously. Will’s frantic mother, Joyce, searches for him while Police Chief Jim Hopper launches his own investigation. Will’s friends Dustin, Mike, and Lucas discover a psychokinetic girl… Read More

TV Talk

Hello Write Teacher(s) Readers! Here’s a growing list of the show’s we’re looking forward to this fall: Homeland The Affair Billions How To Get Away With Murder Grey’s Anatomy Quantico Scandal What’d we miss? What are you looking forward to?! Tweet us your favorite televisions hows with the hashtag #TWTtalksTV. (And, if you haven’t done so already, be sure to follow us on twitter, instagram, and facebook.) Live, Love, Learn, Megan &… Read More

TWT Talks TV

KIMMY SCHMIDT. The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, that is. Goodness gracious, if you haven’t seen this Netflix wonder, to yourself a favor, and set aside some time to watch it, asap. It’s absolutely delightful. It’s absolutely ridiculous. It’s absolutely delightful and ridiculous and still somehow manages to be poignant and thoughtful. For those of you who are unfamiliar, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a new American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert… Read More

A Write Teacher(s) Review: Fuller House

When I was in fifth grade I wrote a letter to the creators of Full House…BEGGING them not to take it off the air. I have no idea what happened to that letter, but oh goodness it broke my heart to have that show leave my life… TWENTY YEARS LATER MY LETTER WAS ANSWERED. Fuller House is now available for your viewing pleasure on Netflix! Now, before the haters come out of… Read More

TV Talk: Pretty Little Liars

Hello BeAutiful People, CAN WE TALK PRETTY LITTLE LIARS FOR A SECOND? Thoughts, feelings, impressions? Predictions on A? Any leAds, loves? Tweet them to us @TheWriteTeach – use the hashtag #TWTtalksTV, or leave them in the comments section below! Live, Love, Learn, MegAn & The Write TeAcher(s) 

I HEART BUFFY

Calling all lovers! This Valentine’s Day, Pivot is bringing you a special gift: a mystical marathon with the most lovable, yet daring, vampire slayer there is—Buffy. Airing on Sunday, February 14th, starting at 9:00am ET, Participant Media’s television network, Pivot, will air a “I Heart Buffy,” 13-hour marathon featuring the complicated love story of one of pop culture’s most beloved couples. Whether you’re snuggled up with your sweetheart or celebrating with friends,… Read More