judyxberman:

Gossip Girl premiered on September 19, 2007, only a few weeks before the stock market hit an all-time high. America was already feeling the effects of the subprime crisis, but the economic meltdown wouldn’t penetrate the popular consciousness until a year later. When banks began to fail and the market plummeted in October 2008, a few episodes into Gossip Girl’s second season, public opinion turned swiftly and dramatically against the very rich. The New York story pointed out that the show’s appeal was in how it “mocks our superficial fantasies while satisfying them, allowing us to partake in the over-the-top pleasures of the irresponsible superrich without anxiety or guilt or moralizing.” But in the throes of the most catastrophic recession in several generations, that kind of magical, aspirational thinking became more difficult with each passing week.

Fascinating.

This show has been on for so long, fading to relative obscurity, I forgot about the central mystery. If you’re interested the spoiler is above. Though don’t expect a straight answer. 

A Brief History of Dumb Internet Searches on Television, Part I

tvhangover:

“Cancer” on Gossip Girl in one of their many attempts to make “bing” happen.

“Vampires” on The Vampire Diaries. Seriously, do you know anyone outside of a CW show that uses bing?

“Mutism + Cell Phones” on last night’s premiere of Touch which is a show you can learn more about by googling “Early Edition + better technology”

One of the most infuriating parts of an otherwise okay pilot.

Speaking of my favorite show in the entire world! “Murder” on Early Edition which was technically a search of the computer, not the internet, but it’s a detective searching a cop’s work computer to see if he was actually a murderer. 

Ugh, this means I might have to watch an episode of Gossip Girl.

Gossip Girls Get Bloody | Lara’s Book ClubThe best part about this genre reboot is that it’s from the same author as the original.

Gossip Girls Get Bloody | Lara’s Book Club

The best part about this genre reboot is that it’s from the same author as the original.

I’m not sure Gossip Girl's target demographic knows who David O. Russell is.

First Look: James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence and Rose Byrne in ‘X-Men: First Class’ | /Film
The set of X-Men or Gossip Girl? You decide!
It speaks poorly for the 2007 development season if only “Chuck” and “Gossip Girl” remain on air…

HitFixDaniel

Thank you Writer’s Strike.

snee:

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do i have to start watching gossip girl?

Chuck Bass is her football.

snee:

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do i have to start watching gossip girl?

Chuck Bass is her football.