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On The Returned Is the Best Show on Television

Aughgh I am desperate to watch this show, but it's not free on iTunes in Canada! Anyone out there found a way to watch it (besides, you know, paying)?

Posted on December 19, 2013 at 3:10 pm 0

On Gaby Hoffmann's Crystal Fairy

Speaking of Girls, "Taffy Brodesser-Akner" is Tally Schifrin, right?

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm 1

On Introducing the "Girlfriend Zone"

@leon s In my day we called this the "backup boyfriend."

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:07 pm 0

On Introducing the "Girlfriend Zone"

I thought this was called the "fuck zone"?

(Lord knows it's not always a girlfriend they want...)

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:05 pm 0

On Being a Jessica and an Elizabeth

@MoxyCrimeFighter You just blew my mind. K.A. Applegate wrote the "Girl Talk" books??

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm 0

On Friday Bargain Bin: What to Do With Your Allowance This Week

@thisisunclear Yeah, but straight-haired girls can wear bowlers and fedoras and all non-knit hats without having to worry about looking like Slash.

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 2:34 pm 1

On Friday Bargain Bin: The Gramophone

@KatnotCat Guys, I'm getting married soon, and I feel like this means I should own lingerie of some kind? But I don't really know how that works. Isn't it awkward to be like "wait, hold that thought" and go change? Or are you supposed to wear it all day? That seems uncomfortable/impractical. Also, where does one buy such a thing? Most of what I have seen looks pretty ridiculous. I suppose I would like something cheap that does not LOOK cheap, and is vintage-looking, and reasonably comfortable. A nightie, maybe? To complicate things even further, I have recently moved to Canada and don't know where to shop here yet.

Posted on November 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm 2

On Friday Bargain Bin: What to Do With Your Allowance This Week

@teenie I wore a pair of palazzo pants WITH A MATCHING VEST that my grandmother had bought me at K-Mart (it just keeps getting better) to a dance in the fifth grade. They (the pants AND the vest) were off-white faux silk with a gold/purple/magenta floral pattern. I believe there was also a ribbon choker. I am a pretty adventurous dresser today, but at the time I was an obliviously overdressed nerd with a terrible haircut, and this shameful memory has soured me on palazzo pants forever.

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:16 pm 0

On How Your Sweet Valley High Gets Made

@OhMyGoshYouGuys I really wish you hadn't told me that.

Posted on August 8, 2012 at 4:43 pm 0

On I Blew It With Scott Speedman

@KatieBarTheDoor I related to Felicity SO STRONGLY when the show was first on the air. I was about the same age! I was kind of awkward and took everything too seriously! I remember thinking that her dilemmas were just so REAL.

So I'm taking it as a sign of personal growth that ten years later, when I started re-watching it on Netflix, all I could think was "Damn, girl needs to get laid."

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 3:31 pm 3