Amy Lombard attended a Brady Bunch convention for VICE. Brady Bunch convention?! I can hear you thinking. Yes! That's obvious. What took them so long?
According to Jodi Ritzen, an organizer for BradyCon, they decided to hold the weekend after they saw a successful Monkees convention earlier in the year.
For a show that went off the air forty years ago, there's a pretty good turnout—and to answer your question, Greg and Peter showed up, Marcia, Jan, and Bobby didn't. As for Cindy:
From across the room, I spotted the piercing blue eyes of [...] Susan Olsen—also known as Cindy, the youngest Brady sister. At the [...]
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The fantasy of binge viewing is the fantasy of the cocoon. It is an intoxicating promise, sinking into a world where nothing matters except a story. In pursuit of this feeling, some friends and I made a deal to take Tuesday, February 19 off (n.b. none of us have real jobs) to watch season two of House of Cards in its entirety.
We were a foursome: Miranda, a couple named Sam and Daisy, and me. Miranda is a writer. Sam works on campaigns. Daisy does something with windmills that looks utterly terrifying. There was talk of a guy I didn’t know named James coming as well, but he didn’t [...]
There's a wonderful piece up at Myspace (hello, old friend) looking back at the inimitable perfection of The O.C.'s music game:
Where Dawson’s Creek drew from palatable soft rock like Alanis Morissette and Paula Cole, The O.C. skewed LCD Soundsystem and Pixies. Seth Cohen and Dawson Leary might have both been verbose teenagers, but Seth Cohen was the one you wanted controlling your iPod.
I agree! I actually agree very, very closely:
"Dawson's Creek" ended the same year that "The O.C." began, but the two seem generations apart. Dawson's was all plunky guitar and Alanis Morissette playing over soft-focus, flannel-ridden montages. The same year, "The O.C." featured Röyksopp, LCD Soundsystem, The [...]