my so-called life

How The Patty Duke Show Made Space For Complicated Women On TV

In the spring of 1994, a TV battle was brewing in a Central Florida suburban home. Each week, my 15-year-old sister would sit on the edge of her seat, waiting…

Julianna Rose Dow | April 7, 2016 - 9:40 am

10 Awkward Girl Idols

Over the past few years, awkwardness has become a trait to be embraced. There are so many awkward girls being portrayed in movies and TV, as well as the slew…

College Candy | February 2, 2013 - 12:30 pm

“Mad Men”‘s Roger Sterling Drops Acid With “My So-Called Life”‘s Patty Chase

Last night’s episode of “Mad Men” was weirdly awesome. Peggy gave a handjob in a dark movie theater (GIF after the jump!), Don tried to force Megan to enjoy Howard…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 23, 2012 - 10:40 am

My So-Called Love Life: Angela Chase On Sex And Dating

This week, Claire Danes turned 33! While the birthday girl is all grown up these days as the star of Homeland and wife to hot actor Hugh Dancy, we will…

Pop Sugar | April 15, 2012 - 11:30 am

Claire Danes Sitting Pretty In (Black And) Pink

Claire Danes was recently interviewed about her role as Angela Chase on “My So-Called Life” and told a reporter that playing the moody teenager pretty much changed her life. “It…

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: How Jordan Catalano Ruined My Love Life

“Love is when you look into someone’s eyes and suddenly you go all the way inside, to their soul, and you both know instantly. I always imagined I’d fall in…

Ami Angelowicz | November 25, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Television’s Worst Problem Children

Everyone’s buzzing about the teens on “NYC Prep” with shockingly bad attitudes. They may be complete brats, but they come from a long lineage of child douchedom that’s been keeping…

Leonora Epstein | July 1, 2009 - 2:25 pm

Crave: I Love Jordan Catalano Tee

“My So-Called Life” may only have lasted one season, but Jordan Catalano lives on in our memories. Sure, Angela Chase was the character we related to most of all, but…

Loren Lankford | January 15, 2009 - 7:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: My So-Called Life, M.I.A., And Bad Wedding Food

Can you wait the 10-or-so hours until tonight’s “Gossip Girl”?
ABC is streaming four full episodes of “My So-Called Life.” Relive the ’90s by clicking here, going to…

Catherine Strawn | October 13, 2008 - 12:30 pm

My So-Called Life: We Still Love The Way Jordan Catalano Leans

One of the greatest gifts I got this holiday was the My So-Called Life complete box set. In case you weren’t part of the show’s demographic during its unjustly short…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2007 - 7:00 pm