Easy A – A Review

October 24, 2010

Having sex in high school is so potentially fatal an exploit, it’s a wonder anyone does it. Years ago, it was bad…and that before the internet. Now, not only is there the acute embarrassment of having sex when you have no idea what you’re doing; you’ve also got the blogosphere / Facebook / text-rumour-mill to deal with. Can you (I’m speaking to those readers over-30 here) actually imagine how tough it must be to be clodhopping through your teens with ten thousand camera-phones recording every social faux pas? In the new comedy, Easy A, a girl gets a reputation as a harlot within about fifteen seconds of saying she’s slept with a guy. She doesn’t even have sex, and still everyone’s telling her she’s doing it wrong.

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