I would like to take a moment to thank BOTH Julie and Mala of SOW for their two very insightful, thoughtful, and spot on columns, Julie's view on the Spawngate that is Zach and Bianca's baby in the SOW's "Today in SOW" email, and Mala's Soapbox column on couples in this week's edition of SOW. Both of you ladies have echoed what the audience has been screaming about for months, if not years where Mala's article is concerned. Which leads me to ask, if the audience gets it and the mags get it, why don't the people who actually make the decisions at networks and on shows (and I bet earn FAR more than any of us do) get it? The audience are the consumers for these shows. Without us the shows do not survive. Yet the networks, ABC and AMC in particular, seem to do everything in their power to ignore, reject and dismiss us. How is that good business?
I don't know if AMC and ABC are going to pay attention to what the audience and you ladies have said so articulately and try to address these issues. Given how the show is currently going where they think having a man between two lesbians is great storytelling (though I suspect it might be some man's sexual fantasty being acted out for him), I have little hope that such an intelligent move would be made.
But I still applaud you ladies for at least putting it out there, in print, and giving voice to those of us out here who are ignored by ABC. If they don't pay attention to us, hopefully, they will to you.