Gee, if you're gonna make fun of us, you could at least pander to us!
The following are my thoughts on last night's Futurama, and the use of genderbending generally in postmodern cartoons.
Well, where can I start? If you haven't seen it, last night's season premiere of Futurama (technically, it's the second half of season six, but, c'mon), the basic premise is that the men and women (and Zoidberg!) of the Planet Express crew spend the bulk of their time and energy recreationally insulting each others' sexes for no apparent reason. After about 15 minutes of pointless, unfunny, and crudely dated "jokes" about how men are different from women