Have I utterly romanticised something that was dangerous and should be fixed? Has my European, drink-when-you’re-thirteen, Skins UK-esque adolescence absolutely blinkered me? Or am I right to feel like everyone is overreacting about the omg!£@!!@alc0hol on Glee? Because I trust my friends, and they all seem concerned about it, but for me… in the first place they shouldn’t have to have a stupid alcohol awareness week thing to even include alcohol on the show but the whole thing in general seems to satire the obsessive moralism in television narratives. The thing that kept springing to my mind was Jessie’s *drugs* episode from Saved By The Bell. I’m glad we’re at a stage where we don’t have to pretend alcohol is something else to talk about it.
I just… it’s been a long day and I can’t really phrase why this pisses me off. Selfishly, I think it’s that I hate feeling like I’m being passively criticised for my society’s drinking culture. And I also hate the idea that Glee has to be some pure little show. Bullshit. It started out as a comedy. Let’s get some of that satire, however conscious, however well delivered back please. Oh, and the Blaine ~bisexual~ storyline was a little contrived in how quickly it was fixed and how it was dealt with, but for everyone kicking up shit about that, a lot of people seem to be forgetting that Brittany and Santana are bisexual characters and I think the programme has done a tremendous job in not making a big deal out of that. Or do girl and girl sexual experiences not count in the same way?
Might just be tired, but yeah, please let me know if I’m being stupid and defensive about my choice/right/whatever to drink as a teenager?