Shrill

Whole Person: Lindy West Reflects on the Fat Positive Legacy of “Shrill”

“It was important to me to tell especially young fat women that romantic love will not save you.”

Body and Soul: In Its Final Season, “Shrill” Explores the Fear of Being Seen

We’ve seen Annie face off against the world; now it’s time for her to face herself. Read more »

In Season 2, “Shrill” Challenges Viewers—and Itself—on Fat Politics

Shrill’s sophomore season widens the show’s narrative to explore other areas of Annie’s life and identity. Read more »

You Can Laugh If You Want To: “Veep,” “Shrill,” and TV’s Abortion Plotlines

Abortion no longer requires a Very Special Episode. Read more »

Big as Life: “Shrill” Upends Pop Culture’s Fat Narrative

Aidy Bryant brings humor and positivity to a role that could have easily fallen into stereotype with a lesser actress. Read more »

Lindy West’s “Shrill” Is a Hilarious Manifesto for Living Loud and Proud

It’s the best kind of memoir, balancing humor with genuine reflection and empathy. Read more »