February 23, 2012

Culture Desk: In Defense of Liz Lemon:

That has always been one of the most radical things about "30 Rock," the way it has continually punctured Liz's self-image of herself as a spunky brunette underdog. In the first season, she went to her high-school reunion and discovered that she had not in fact been the overlooked nerd--she had been the sarcastic bully, throwing zingers at women she envied (an insight Tina Fey has regularly expressed about herself).

WOW, TRY SEASON THREE, DUMMY

So much for The New Yorker's legendary fact-checking department rolleyes