Matt Mitchell

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Matt Mitchell is a poet, music critic, and essayist from Northeast Ohio. He writes for Pitchfork, MTV, Bandcamp, Paste, Literary Hub, and elsewhere. He is the author of The Neon Hollywood Cowboy (Big Lucks, 2021). 


Cover Photo: A screenshot from the sitcom 'Friends,' in which the core cast members are joined by Brad Pitt as they sit inside a fancy Manhattan apartment and talk.
The One With the Offensive Joke About Intersex People

Like any sitcom created before the mid-aughts—around the time Hollywood started doing the bare minimum to give space to marginalized people—‘Friends’ has not aged well.

Sep 20, 2022