My So-Called Life

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    Five Movies to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time not just for feasting, but family antics. Everyone has a story from the holiday -- whether heart-warming or heart-breaking. This year, instead of focusing on the drama at the table, why not direct your attention to the silver screen? When you need a time-out from your family o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    The ten most awkward teens in pop culture

    Nerd. Geek. Dork. By whatever name, these poor, unfortunate souls with bad haircuts, unflattering clothes and few social graces are everywhere. Especially pop culture. Few films have captured the ideal of the awkward, disastrously uncool teen like Todd Solondz's Welcome to the Dollhouse, in the char ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Five TV shows that were canceled much too soon

    Futurama has been cancelled...again. Fans are keenly aware that the show was nuked back in 2003 by Fox, then brought back by Comedy Central after it bought the rights to the four movies in 2007. But this season will reportedly be the last one, with the series finale airing on September 4. Yes, Fut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Thanks for coming out, America: Are pop culture and politics on the same queer path?

    Waking up on November 7, I felt like a million bucks. A million bucks that could breathe again, knowing that my president was still mine, my uterus was in the clear, and so many people had exercised the right to vote. That part, the voting part, was the most exciting, because after months of the imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    VHS junkies and YouTubers, unite: It's the Cassette Regret edition of Black Sheep Friday

    The programming at Black Sheep Fridays is very good at making adults feel awkward -- but in the best way possible. Now in its second year, the end-of-the-week get-together at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver challenges our stuck-up, grown-up brains to play live versions of Japanese game shows, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Thirteen hottest vegetarians, in honor of Hug a Vegetarian Day

    Flickr photo​As if vegetarians don't get enough kudos for being greener and more animal-friendly than their meat-eating counterparts, now they get rewarded with hugs. And who doesn't love a hug? Today is Hug a Vegetarian Day, according to PETA2. And since we've been slaving away in our cubic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Beavis and Butt-Head and four other '90s shows that deserve a revamp

    ​Ever since MTV announced in February that Beavis and Butt-Head would return to television, we've been getting more and more stoked for the comeback of these cherished cartoon cretins. In anticipation of the re-do, which is slated for this summer, we take a look at four more '90s TV shows that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, March 18-20, 2011

    Would Sly stay in bed all weekend because of a hangover? No way.​While you might still be nursing your hangover today, that doesn't mean you can't start setting your weekend plans. We understand you're probably in terrible shape, you might have a bit of a headache and you're probably battling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Kaboom is this week's most ridiculous movie trailer

    ​Take a random assortment of cult classics involving teenagers -- let's say, oh, Brick, My So-Called Life and anything by Joss Whedon -- roll them all together into the space of a little over two minutes and you might have something like the trailer for Kaboom -- which is not to say that that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Michael Franti, Santana, Blonde Redhead top sellers at local stores

    ​Michael Franti & Spearhead's The Sound of Sunshine , released last week on Capitol, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill and checked in at number three at Twist & Shout for the week ending September 26. Santana's new Arista release, Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Like Conan's Tonight, 10 TV shows that got screwed

    Word of an Arrested movie can't quell our depression.​Television, as Conan O'Brien will tell you, is a fickle business. They build you up, they use you up, they toss you aside. And sometimes the powers that be don't even wait to use you up -- they just decide that you're done, for reasons tha ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 1, 2007

    Up and Coming

    Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    Backbeat Lounge

    Leggo my Leto.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2005

    Oz's New Heroine

    Wicked arrives with a bang.

  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    End of the Road

    Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more

  • Film

    May 29, 1997