You’re in luck- in a groundbreaking move, HBO announced (via Mashable) that the network will upload the first two episodes of Girls‘ new season to YouTube on Monday at 10 a.m. The two new episodes debuted back-to-back Sunday night. HBO executives speaking to the website described the move as a part of the series’ expansive social media strategy.
Here are the two episodes which are, needless to say, not safe for work:
Last week was quite a newsy one for Lena Dunham’s oft-controversial series. First, the show was renewed for a fourth season, before the third one even began. Then, at the Television Critics Association press tour in California, The Wrap’s Tim Molloy drew fire when he asked Dunham why her character on the show gets naked all the time. The exchange led to dozens of thinkpieces- as most Girls controversies tend to do- but Steven Hyden of Grantland perhaps made the best point of all:
"Hey James Gandolfini, why are beautiful women always having sex with your character?" — no TV critic ever. http://t.co/0MB3r6qWs7
— Steven Hyden (@Steven_Hyden) January 10, 2014
Meanwhile, Buzzfeed did its meticulous research and found that nudity is on screen only three percent of the time in Girls‘ first three seasons.