Hello PopGurls readers! I'm excited to be here; I hope you're excited to be reading about the ninth season of American Idol, a show I have loved and loved to be disgusted with since its inception. Many thanks to Amy Popgurl for offering me this shot. I hope you'll all be patient with me while I get my sea legs — something that I need to remind myself to be with the other … [Read more...] about American Idol Goes Hollywood
Nearly twenty years ago, when Beverly Hills 90210 first premiered, most girls were twittering away about the drama to their best friends on commercial breaks. I was a late-bloomer, getting into the excited phone call mode in my second teenhood brought on by The WB. Amanda and I used to take turns calling during Roswell, utterly squealing about the uberangst of Michael and … [Read more...] about 90210 — Deja Vu All Over Again?
Written by Hannah All right, let's get the big spoiler out of the way first. Marcus and Jessica don't end up together. And you know what? I'm glad. That's right. I'm glad Jessica and Marcus finally broke up. One of the best things about Fourth Comings is how it illustrates that two people in love may, in the end, still not be right for each other. The idea that love is … [Read more...] about Fourth Comings
Written by Alex This was a hard list for me to make, as I am very much a mixtape kind of girl. I tend to pick and choose, as one single album rarely fulfills a need for me. However, I have a few albums that have been able to do the job. Ben Folds Five - Whatever and Ever, Amen This is one of those albums that I forget how awesome it is for a while, but as soon as I put it … [Read more...] about Fallback Albums: Alex
Vol. 1 by Michelle Left Bank, by Kate Muir Left Bank is the tale of Madison, a Texan-born French movie star who goes out of her way to be as Parisian as possible (which seems to necessitate being in a loveless, frustrating marriage), her husband - the famous French philosopher Olivier - who is a bit of a slut as that seems to be what he thinks being a famous French … [Read more...] about Big Batch of Books