Stage 4

Why I Couldn’t Stop Watching the New Queer Eye

Earlier this month, a strange thing kept happening whenever I tried to watch a serious, Zeitgeisty, dramatic TV show: I’d put on screeners for the new Queer Eye reboot instead. I watched with the dedication of someone who was unquestionably soothed, even as I actively doubted whether the show was any good. But in 2018, especially as a woman, it is fascinating to watch a series about men trying to fix masculinity: