And ain’t that fab? Most TV writers still treat POC characters too seriously or not seriously enough, but our wonderful Abbie lives in a show that operates between those two poles. To be camp, a text must make audiences feel a mix of love and detached amusement, and Abbie is a character human enough to love even if she lives in a hilariously nonsensical universe.
The entire thing is really worth a read. Go check it out!
OMFG someone who gets it! Gets it! It is FUN! Less of the moralizing and woe is me shit! Fun!
Great article. Especially about the magical negro bit. *sighs*