Sunday, May 13 2012
The past few seasons of Gossip Girl have sent a consistent message to the series' largely female audience: women who attempt to climb the social ladder won't get a happy ending. Even ladies born wearing Prada diapers can expect their share of misery.
Monday, June 28 2010
The aspirational dynamic at work with the majority of the show's viewers – adult women – is a fantasy do-over of their high school experience. Gossip Girl is a teen show for adults.
Thursday, February 18 2010
Gossip Girl and Chuck, both created in the wake of the demise of The O.C., bear a sharp resemblance to The O.C., despite paradoxically bearing little resemblance to one another. Chuck embodies the geekier parts of The O.C, while Gossip Girl evokes its internecine social battles.
Sunday, January 3 2010
It's here where you will find those unmentionable entertainments that keep us suckling at the glass teat for much longer than we need to. It’s not for mental nourishment or relaxation. It’s like an addiction, and going cold crappy TV turkey is just not an option.
Monday, September 1 2008
If Josh Schwartz isn't careful, Gossip Girl could follow The OC's arc: a first-year sizzling phenom that quickly flames out.
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The blogger called Gossip Girl reports on the sex, lies, and YouTube videos of the smart set at an Upper East Side private school.
Friday, July 29 2011
In Season Four of Gossip Girl, the series featured both one of the healthiest and one the most abusive relationships between a man and a woman on television.