I didn't assume that a makeover show would be an enlightening journey of intellectual pursuits, but it didn't have to be this bad.
Stuart Murdoch was nice enough to call me up (on his birthday!) and chat about "Girls," "Jesus Christ Superstar," and (of course) his exciting new film.
There had to be room on this list for hatred of individual men who done you wrong, especially when combined with destruction of personal property.
At 15, I'd only touched the tip of the heartbreak iceberg. But if I could blast Liz Phair in my bedroom -- and learn how to swear with her emphatic nonchalance -- I might be OK.
my so-called life
I can’t get through a single episode without crying, welling up from the opening credits though each scene, emotions coming in waves off a collectively unconscious teenage ocean.
With so many popular, dynamic, and varied young female artists jumping at the chance to capitalize on cultures that are fundamentally not their own, it’s getting increasingly difficult to shrug this trend off.
the good men project
The new family-friendly Scooby Doo movie, “Frankencreepy,” curses Daphne by making her fat. What kind of message does that send to our kids?
I do sometimes wish I could revert back to my blissful state of ignorance that allowed me to enjoy whatever entertainment I sought out, without minding if it was problematic or not.
Can I just say how amazing of a childhood those of us who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s had? We somehow managed to imbibe media and still spend a decent amount of time outdoors. How did this happen? Well, because movies used to teach us shit.
Instead of just hot must-reads from recent years, this list is comprised of truly life-changing and genre-changing texts.
In the end, it’s still a movie about a white person killing a bunch of Asian people.
"I’m doing this terrible thing, plotting these horrible deaths by day and promoting this sweet, sweet series by night."