Deus ex MacIntosh: Our Daughters, Ourselves

Dear Selena: My wonderful, amazing. beautiful teenager told me the other day that she thinks she’s “not pretty.” This is objectively untrue, but like most teenagers, she can’t see through her own insecurities. What, Oh TV Guru, would the great sitcoms of the past do to help a teenager improve their self image?

Signed,

Frustrated with archaic, ridiculous beauty standards Continue reading Deus ex MacIntosh: Our Daughters, Ourselves

Deus ex MacIntosh: Now We’re Cooking with Gas

“Dear Selena, I have invited my boyfriend’s parents over for Christmas dinner, but I’ve never really prepared a big fancy dinner before. Can television help me show them a night they’ll never forget?

Signed, Culinary Neophyte” Continue reading Deus ex MacIntosh: Now We’re Cooking with Gas

Deus ex MacIntosh: Meh, Strippers.

I caught my husband frequenting an online stripper website. I’m not as upset about this as society tells me I should be, so I feel like I should be more upset. What should I do, Deus ex MacIntosh? Continue reading Deus ex MacIntosh: Meh, Strippers.