I hate that women are currently being compared to cats. It's weird. (Dear Crockett: if you call me a puma one more time I'm going to make you actually buy me a pair of Puma's. That way at least I'll get cool shoes to go with my slightly demeaning nickname.) I refused to watch Cougar Town for that very reason.
I was trying to do homework and somehow, the ABC app on my iPad came on, and somehow there are NO GOOD SHOES ON ABC (that I haven't already seen).
So I watched all five available episodes of Cougar Town.
So much more charming than I thought.
They drink a truly truly insane amount of wine. They talk about sex in ways that are hilarious and also true.
For example, the most recent episode that I watched involved men's defense mechanisms for when women get mad*. You'd think I would have found that sort of irritating (because of my complete and total hatred of all things clichey sexismy), but I didn't. I think it's the transformative power of Courtney Cox.
I love her.
Other things to love:
- While Ms. Cox is very thin, the other women in the show are nicely shaped and positively gorgeous.
- The slutty girl owns her sluttiness. (Girl chest bump, sista.)
- They do girl chest bumps!
- The simple dating rules. For example - "I like relationships when you're older. You get to know each other, have sex, decide who will apologize to who, and you're on your way."
*Crockett's defense mechanism is to be very very logical, in case you're wondering.