The Teaser for Old Friend Lindy West's Shrill Hulu Series Is Here!

The first teaser trailer for author and former Jezebel staffer Lindy West’s six-episode Hulu series Shrill, based on her book of the same name, is here. It looks wonderful and I’m not biased at all!

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Starring Aidy Bryant as Annie in what the Hollywood Reporter has dubbed “the story of a fat young woman who wants to change her life, but not her body,” the clip is brief but is enough to establish a key factors: Annie is awkward as hell, dates some weird dudes, has a strange working relationship with her boss and a wonderful one with her best friend.

It’s not much to go off of just yet, but it was enough to cause a face-straining smile to emerge on my typically joyless, Friday afternoon mug.

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All six episodes will drop March 15. Mark your calendars.

Senior Writer, Jezebel. My debut book, LARGER THAN LIFE: A History of Boy Bands, is out now.

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I. FUCKING. LOVE. LINDY. WEST.

She’s like my fairy godmother and big sister and cool aunt and best friend rolled all into one. I LOVE HER SO MUCH AND HER BOOK I AM SO FUCKING INTO THIS OMG FUCKING YAYYYYYY!