This moment was one of the most emotional for me in last nights Parks and Recreation episode, "Leslie and Ben." April (Aubrey Plaza) and Tom (Aziz Ansari) have presented Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) with a "Leslie and Ben (and Us!)" scrapbook, complete with City Hall nametags a la Leslie's birthday present for April … [Read more...] about Leslie and Ben (And Us!)
I loved Friday Night Lights, but I didn't watch it until the whole show was over and off the air because I thought I wouldn't particularly enjoy it. I grew up in East Texas. My high school was Friday Night Lights and I wasn't crazy about the experience in total, so I thought I didn't need to watch a TV show about it. I was wrong, FNL was amazing and, obviously, much more … [Read more...] about The One Thing Friday Night Lights Got Wrong
It seems like it was yesterday when I wrote up a little thing for the 14th anniversary for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiere, and now we're on the 15th anniversary. And today, I'm pondering this day as I work on the Joss Whedon biography that I'm writing. So strange to think of how much Buffy has affected my life, and the lives of the people around me -- and all for the … [Read more...] about I'm Buffy, The Vampire Slayer. And You Are?
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?