If a detached nihilism is what she’s trying to achieve, then the approach could work. But detached nihilism is almost always a one-note song, and difficult for even great writers to make interesting.
If that’s not her intent, then the problem is largely one of craft. The conflict in each of the stories is always the same: will the object of her desire find the subject sexually appealing and fuck her?
Elizabeth Spiers, “But Is It Good?: The Problem With Marie Calloway’s Affectless Realism”
Some people may view the entire debate as an insular, inside bit of business in the comedy world, but this stuff matters; the way comedians of note choose to deal with touchy topics affects how those things work their way into the culture.
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