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Welcome to Wisteria Lane's contributors take on everything from sex to suburbia. Television Without Pity recapper Evany Thomas takes on female friendship, and Desperate Housewives as just latest incarnation ...
Welcome to Wisteria Lane's contributors take on everything from sex to suburbia. Television Without Pity recapper Evany Thomas takes on female friendship, and Desperate Housewives as just latest incarnation of the female foursome. Beth Kendrick takes on mothering and motherhood, and predicts Susan, Bree, and Lynette's kids' fates. Lani Diane Rich explains how Desperate Housewives is not, and is, a typical soap. And much more!
Not a typical fan guide, Welcome to Wisteria Lane takes you right back to the beginning and the question that was on everyone’s mind: Just what is it about these Desperate Housewives that holds us all in thrall?
|Introduction : why America is desperate for Desperate Housewives||1|
|The good of the group||3|
|Why I hate Lynette, and that could be a compliment||11|
|Ritalin, rivalry and the rat||21|
|Growing up Wisteria||29|
|Is suburban living hazardous to your health?||37|
|Girl power witty or cat fight city?||45|
|Sex and the television suburbs||51|
|Why the best nighttime soap ever is not a nighttime soap : damnit||59|
|Will the real Bree Van De Kamp please stand up?||69|
|Desperately seeking Susan||85|
|"I bet you were a cheerleader"||93|
|A morality play for the twenty-first century||105|
|Oh, give me a home||115|
|America the superficial?||125|
|The lost boys of Wisteria Lane||137|
|Something familiar, something peculiar||149|