Technically, “Let’s Generalize About Men,” the latest bopping releases from Rachel Bloom and Crazy Ex Girlfriend, was released last Friday, but something about the last few weeks in particular (what could it be?) has us saying, “FUCK TIMELINESS. POST IT ANYWAY.”
In the song, Rebecca (Bloom), Paula (Donna Lynne Champlin), Valencia (Gabrielle Ruiz), and Heather (Vella Lovell) find themselves in a position we know very well: Getting hammered with girlfriends while talking about how terrible a few individual men are and then spreading that to the male gender as a whole. Yes, as the song posits, let’s generalize!
“Let’s take one bad thing about one man and apply it to all of them,” the women—united as a 1980s girl group in neon—sing. “ Let’s conflate all the guys! Let’s generalize! About men!”