Can Broad City Rape Rape Culture?

For weeks, I've been looking forward to the season premiere of Broad City—mostly because I was hoping to writing a detailed think-piece about how Abbi's love of Bed Bath & Beyond is the least cynical and most hopeful romance of our time—and last night, it finally arrived. Bringing with it a male rape scene. » 1/15/15 3:50pm 1/15/15 3:50pm

The Amy Poehler-Produced Broad City Is Definitely Heading for Television

Fans of the webseries/beautiful brainchild of comedians Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Broad City have been in limbo for months (years even!) wondering whether or not the show, which started in 2010, would eventually make the jump from the internet to television. For awhile, there was talk of a pickup by FX and then… » 3/13/13 12:55pm 3/13/13 12:55pm

Hell Yes: Broad City Is Being Made into a Pilot for Comedy Central

Today in super cool girls being rewarded for doing super cool things, Broad City, the delightful web series written by and starring young New York comedians Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been ordered to pilot by Comedy Central. The series follows two best friends — coincidentally also named Abbi and Ilana — as… » 10/08/12 5:00pm 10/08/12 5:00pm