Playing House establishes quickly that its central relationship will be Maggie and Emma’s. Maggie’s husband is disposed of in the first episode, kicked out of the house in the wake of a revelation that he’s in a relationship with an online cam girl. While Emma’s ex-boyfriend Mark, played by Keegan-Michael Key of sketch show Key & Peele, does live in town and may well be a source of future drama, he’s happily married, for the moment at least. […] The pilot ends with a classic “catch her before she goes to the airport and tell her how you feel” moment, but it’s a friendship, not a romantic relationship, that’s at stake.
Not everything in life has to be earth-shattering to matter. The things that cheer and center me everyday—such as my hair—are critical. They help me through the more difficult stuff. Besides, it’s dreary to go through life with perspective. If it’s not death or illness, I can’t freak out? Yes, I can. I can freak out if I want.
Look, I’m not a lesbian, I just think that all humans are born with the ability to be attracted to both sexes. I mean, I could see myself in a relationship with a girl. Olivia Wilde is so sexy she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox with my bare hands.
I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.
Faith in God means believing, absolutely, in something with no proof whatsoever. Faith in humanity means believing in something with a huge amount of proof to the contrary. We are the true believers.