'Girls' Just Want to Have Fun -- White Fun

In a piece for the Huffington Post, NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tackles the messages of the popular HBO series Girls.

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Adam, Hannah's (Lena Dunham) abrasive boyfriend, is a wonderful character whose quirkiness never diminished his depth of character. The episode in which he performs in the one-man show is brilliant. Charlie, Marnie's ex-boyfriend, is a complex mix of too stable and too nice. The fact that he's dumped by a girl who is actually more boring and shallow than she claims he is, makes for some excellent social commentary, although that seems like an accidental byproduct. Could it be that Dunham actually is better at writing guy characters than girl characters? ...

Read Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's entire piece at the Huffington Post.

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