We Need to Talk About That Lyn Hernandez Scene from Starz ‘VIDA’ Season 2

There’s no denying that we love Starz VIDA here at Fangirlish. I’ve been raving about it, from Emma killing queer stereotypes to #Emico being the bees knees, for weeks! And it wasn’t until I did a rewatch of season 2…

‘Vida’ 1×06 Season One Finale Review: Finding Our Way Home

Vida’s season one finale takes an unexpected turn with Eddy being attacked, Lyn breaking up with Johnny, and the sisters deciding that they’re going to keep the bar and make it better than ever. For a season finale, it’s honestly…

‘Vida’ 1×05 Review: A Divide Between the Community

Starz Vida‘s fifth episode saw the Latina and Whitina clash, a wife and two daughters on vastly different journeys through grief, and Lyn aka the least dependable of the bunch, actually coming through. (Still surprised by that last bit: and…

‘Vida’ 1×04 Review: Sorry, Not Sorry That I’m Not Easily Defined

Every week I am astonished and blown away by how much Vida is kicking stereotypes right in the cara! The fourth episode of this Starz series follows in that tradition and presents a story of three vastly different women and…

‘Vida’ 1×03 Review: Setting the Standard for the Female Form on TV

Starz “Vida” delivered the hottest lesbian sex scene I’ve ever seen (let’s get that out there first) in its 3rd episode, made it clear that Lyn needs a stern wake up call where she understands it’s time to stop depending…

‘Vida’ 1×02 Review: The Female Gaze, Gentrification, and Jupiters Penis

Starz Vida continued proving that there is nothing else like it on screen with the way that it showed EVERYTHING from the female gaze, lit a fire under Emma to give gentrification the bird, and dived into the mind of a…

‘Vida’ 1×01 Review: Two Sisters, One Funeral, and Lots of Flan

Vida’s series premiere flies directly in the face of peoples’ fears that they wouldn’t be able to understand a story such as this unless they themselves were Latinx or queer. A lot of the success of Vida and it’s relatability is due to the…

Starz First Look at “Vida” Treats Latinx Stories Like…Any Other Story

Anytime Hollywood tells me they’re going to take on a Latinx story I’m like, “Here we go again.” I’m wary and ready to expect: Latinx women with bright red lipstick, popping gum, cholas, and the maid of some random hotel…