Topic: Artie

Gleek Of The Week: ChristmasGlee!

Gleek Of The Week: ChristmasGlee!

Now before we start getting all dewy-eyed and reindeer-nosed about this week’s heartwarming episode, I would like to point out several fundamental flaws in our New Directions attitudes toward the Yuletide in this very special episode of Glee. Then on to our (pretty obvious) Gleek of Week. More »

Gleek of the Week: BLAINE!

Gleek of the Week: BLAINE!

This week’s episode of Glee, “Never Been Kissed,” is already being applauded for being one of the most tolerance-friendly episodes of television, ever (or something). Which I just don’t get: the boys (and Tina) use their butch football coach as a way to “cool down” during hook-up sessions, which, when “The Beast” finds out, naturally makes her very upset and quit her job. Who wants to be used as the female version of slamming your finger in a car door? But then Will comes by and makes Beast confess that she’s never been kissed, so he kisses her and makes the boys apologize, so now she’s all better? Uh. Yeah, one patronizing kiss from a halfway homosexual is not going to fix Shannon Beiste’s love life. At least, not until she and Sue Sylvester get together. But there was another subplot to this whole mess, that made this week work watching. And his name was Blaaaaine! More »