All the People Working in Television More Significant Than Lena Dunham That We Could Think Up in Four MinutesS

An essay today by Brian McGreevy on Vulture.com about Lena Dunham begins this way: "Girls creator and star Lena Dunham is debatably the most significant figure currently working in television..." Wait. Stop. Allow us to stop you right there, before this goes any further.

THE PEOPLE WORKING IN TELEVISION WHO ARE MORE SIGNIFICANT THAN LENA DUNHAM THAT WE CAN THINK OF IN FOUR MINUTES

1. Les Moonves
2. Big Bird
3. Charlie Sheen
4. Ryan Seacrest
5. Rachael Ray
6. HBO CEO Richard Plepler, who may not even know Lena Dunham's name, any more than he knows the name of the people that clean his office.
7. Seth MacFarlane
8. Andy Cohen
9. Oprah
10. David Milch
11. David Simon
12. Martha Stewart
13. Bob Costas
14. The Kardashians
15. Guy Fieri
16. Simon Cowell

Okay, our four minutes are up. Sorry we can't type faster.

Lena Dunham is in fact the most significant figure currently working on a television show whose primary purpose is to provide fodder for blog posts, though. We'll give you that.

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