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Oversized Sweaters and Boiler Room Sessions

My So Called Life was a one season wonder that followed the complicated life of teenager Angela Chase (played by Homeland’s Claire Danes) and has continued to be a TV classic among teens. 78 more words


Forecast Fascist Future—Music Thoughts

I challenge anyone and everyone in their mid-20s to go see a band they deeply loved as a teen and not be forced to reevaluate who you are as a person. 77 more words


(0312): Overalls

This man bait—for which I paid $5 at Unique, a warehouse-sized wonder emporium that I would liken to the Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory of thrift stores—pretty much turns guys to jelly. 49 more words


0201: Fictional alter ego -- Angela Chase

My So-Called Life premiered in August 1994, right around the time of my conception. You could say we debuted simultaneously.

I only discovered this show on the recent, but I wish I’d seen it in high school, because I… 295 more words

Movies & TV

0122: A gift of self-possession

Even though J.K. Rowling is my all-time favorite author and my future daughter (Joanna Rory Hughes) will be named for her, I have not read her written works beyond my personal gospel, the… 66 more words

Gilmore Girls

0101: "She wasn’t just talking about my hair. She was talking about my life."

Besides dancing in my kitchen to Taylor Swift’s 1989 (favorites: “All You Had to Do Was Stay,” “How You Get the Girl,” “Bad Blood”), I spent my Christmas Eve attempting to conspire with my unruly locks by… 328 more words

My So-called Life

have a happy weekend

Is everyone getting really excited to stuff themselves on Thanksgiving? I have to work all weekend, but looking forward to those four days off next week. 103 more words