Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya is a writer and television critic living in Brooklyn. She is a staff writer for Autostraddle, and she wrote and co-created the super gay webseries Sidetrack.
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"Son of Zorn" Christmas Episode Half-Assed its Animated Jokes
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
The holiday episode, “The War On Grafelnik," proved the show needs to be let off the leash.
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Zorn's Drinking Buddy Returns on 'Son Of Zorn'
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
"Return of the Drinking Buddy" promises to finally hold Zorn accountable for being an asshole.
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"Son Of Zorn" is too Hard to Watch After the Election
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
Not even Sarah Koenig of 'Serial' could save the Thanksgiving episode.
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Zorn's Worst Enemy on "Son Of Zorn" is Himself
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
'Son of Zorn' finally gave us emotional depth in Zorn, but only to remind us it doesn't really matter.
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'Son of Zorn' Loves Black-ish Comedy, Thinks 'Asshole' is a Cultural Identity
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
The FOX sitcom wants to be a harsh, satirical take on otherness. It isn't.
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'Son of Zorn' Finally Got Around to Doing Some Drunk World Building
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
Finally, the show is creating a landscape in which its jokes make sense.
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'Son of Zorn' Continues to Be Absurd, But Episode Three Bodes Well
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
The biggest problem with 'Son of Zorn' is its ludicrous main character's refusal to get out of the spotlight.
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'Son of Zorn' Totally Wimps Out in the Face of Toxic Masculinity
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
What if the Defender of Zephyria is just Sterling Archer without the insight?
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'Son of Zorn' is All Style, Not Enough Substance
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
The premiere episode of 'Son of Zorn' has a unique look but falls into typical sitcom trappings.