Younger from TVLand is a big hit with me. I enjoy it tremendously. It’s funny. The actors are outstanding at their roles. But the social criticism at the heart of Younger makes me sad. Continue reading “3 Things About ‘Younger’ That Are Just Plain Sad”
Younger begins with a premise: a 40 year old woman is not able to re-enter the job market no matter how skilled she is. But that same woman, if she pretends to be 26, can get a job. Even in a half hour comedy, that premise takes Younger into territory where ageism, sexism, discrimination in hiring, discrimination in dating and sex, and being who you are can be examined with humor and truth.
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