The Weird Part of Your Story is the Best Part of Your Story

Gilmore Girls is a show that should not have worked. But it’s an enduring classic for all the same reasons it should have failed.

Image © Warner Bros Television 2001

Gilmore Girls is a dramedy, meaning it is a full-scale drama but also a full-scale comedy. The structure is family drama, including both the episode…




Twice-weekly writing lessons based on the hit show and the writing genius of its creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino. Far more than Team Dean vs. Team Jess. Pull up a stool, grab a mug from Luke’s, and join us.

Recommended from Medium

Celebrate Halloween with Radiotopia’s Eeriest Episodes

“All of us are dead” and the dystopian reality of epidemics

Scenes from “All of us are dead”: The police push back against zombies. Source: Teen Vogue

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 7, Episode 1: Panthers on the Runway

Power Enneagram Types: Ghost, Angie, or Lobos. Which Power Character Are You? I’m Tommy 🤦‍♀️

The Whole Story Of Swarley

33 Years and The Simpsons Make History Once Again

The Simpsons logo in yellow and blue

Julia, what anime should I watch?

Why Netflix’s Sex Education S02E03 Was Awesome to Watch

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Gina Denny

Gina Denny

B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Associate editor for Touchpoint Press. Erstwhile classroom music teacher. Homeschooler.

More from Medium

It Took Me Years to Understand the Genius of Stephen Sondheim

Three Things The Book of Boba Fett Can Do to Keep Things Interesting