my so-called life

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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 to see if the cult teen drama My So-Called Life would be renewed or canceled. Five years her junior, I preferred the 1960s sitcom The Patty Duke Show. I… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 of Hollywood It Girls out there showing the world that it’s OK to be awkward. Love them or hate them, we’ve already embraced them! Here’s… READ MORE »


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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 Johnson’s orange sherbet (GIF after the jump!), and, as shown in the clip above, Roger Sterling dropped acid. And Patty Chase, the mom from “My… READ MORE »


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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 always remember Claire as the angsty teen heroine of “My So-Called Life,” Angela Chase. As one of our favorite ’90s starlets, Claire’s portrayal of Angela… READ MORE »


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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 was a momentous event for me, and so I don’t feel dogged by it and I’m incredibly flattered that it continues to resonate,” she said. READ MORE »


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“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 love nursing a blind soldier who was wounded in battle. Or maybe while rescuing someone in the middle of a blizzard, seconds before the avalanche… READ MORE »


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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 television going for decades. Here, a look back at their predecessors, the kids that have made their marks by being horrible. … READ MORE »


Style

“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 Jordan was the high school boy we hopelessly pined for. Played with brooding intensity by dreamboat Jared Leto, Jordan will forever be the star of… READ MORE »


News

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 “full episodes,” then clicking on “My So-Called Life.” [ABC via BuzzSugar] … READ MORE »


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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 lifespan (one amazing, wonderful season), here’s a synopsis: the show follows 15-year old Angela Chase as she tries to make it through life at her… READ MORE »