As Lucille Ball might put it: It gets the details so wrong you could cringe a coveted Strokes shirt should have been vintage Pavement, the crowd coming out of an Arcade Fire concert look more like Fleet Foxes fans , but its tone—blithe racism, rapid-fire and scattershot cultural references, real-life conversations about events that occurred on social networks—perfectly captures the defeated irony of the twentysomething gentrifier, for better or for worse. Cummings told the Times. For her, being ready for anal sex comes down to whether or not you have trust in your relationship, since things can go "horribly wrong" during it. Chris' sole suggestion to Cummings: But even an imperfect representation of the hipster subculture is new to network sitcoms. Howard suggested a contest giving listeners a chance to win one. Whitney and her two friends—nameless shopping and drinking partners—fail the Bechdel test in which two female characters talk about something other than men. New Girl is less about Jess, who mostly cries, than it is about the dynamics between her three male roommates. I went on the bench. But then, if anyone could provide an update on female friendship, I imagine it would be Ms. The premise of New Girl is that Jess Zooey Deschanel has to move in with a bunch of dudes she finds on Craigslist, after coming home her to surprise her boyfriend with an amateur strip tease and finding him banging his own new girl. Frozen Cummings At 33, Whitney is in her prime childbearing years.