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Sara Mayeux

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“Desperate Housewives” Tackles the Issue of Prisoner Reentry… (Not Kidding)

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So, I think I may be the only person who still watches “Desperate Housewives,” the hot debut of 2004 that has more recently made an art form of jumping approximately three sharks per episode. In fairness, I actually had stopped watching it for a few years after college, but have returned to it since coming back to school. Spending all day reading books about slavery, prisons, rape, murder, etc. as I tend to do for my day job as a history grad student can really drive you to mindless television on your off time. Also, I actually kind of think it’s a good show, but that’s probably why I’m not a television critic for my day job.

Anyway, improbably enough, this whole season “Desperate Housewives” has been running a prisoner reentry subplot. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by sara

December 14, 2010 at 8:07 am

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