Aaaand we’re back! The episode’s title is not entirely reflective of the content, because Jenny couldn’t come up with a witty reference to the New York Times being racist, obnoxious and completely nonfactual in reference to one of TV’s most powerful producers, Shonda Rhimes.
First on the docket: Netflix original series Bojack Horseman, Cynara’s endorsement of it and a mention of her resemblance to the character pictured at left.
Second: The abhorrent screed that appeared last week in the Times, penned by a TV critic who apparently does not actually watch TV and thought that the sequential words “Angry Black Woman” could actually be part of a compliment.
Additionally: Other TV chatter that covers some Bunheads, some Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, some Cosby Show, and a false promise to talk about Fargo.
- Margaret Lyons’ expert takedown of the scurrilous NYT piece
- NPR’s Linda Holmes on the on-stage interview she conducted with Shonda at the Smithsonian literally the day after the NYT article ran
- Oh, and it turns out no fewer than three NYT editors saw the piece before it ran and non found it problematic
End clip: Aaron Paul, Will Arnett and Alison Brie in a clip from Bojack Horseman.