Have You Read the Freaks and Geeks Oral History Yet? Why Not? Are You…

The first really "expensive" thing I ever ever ever bought for myself—my first investment piece—was the Freaks and Geeks special edition yearbook DVD box set. I still cherish that shit, Gollum-style, and I've probably watched those 18 perfect episodes more than any other show (except for the British Office, obv, and… » 12/06/12 1:45pm 12/06/12 1:45pm

Watch Tavi Gevinson Talk About My So-Called Life, Freaks and Geeks, and…

Rookie founder and high school student Tavi Gevinson gave a talk at a TEDxTeen event about "strong female characters," feminism, and how the narrow ways in which popular culture views women impacts teen girls, both in fiction and in real life. It's funny and astute, and Gevinson calls for more TV shows with… » 4/12/12 6:30pm 4/12/12 6:30pm

Manohla Dargis Is Over Judd Apatow And His Merry Band Of Man-Children

Writer/Producer/Director/Hollywood sweetheart Judd Apatow's alleged sexism has been oft-discussed 'round these parts, and in her review of the new Apatow production Step Brothers, the NY Times' Manohla Dargis explores Judd's comedic man-child meme and rips it a new asshole. Quick plot summary: Step Brothers stars Will… » 7/25/08 3:20pm 7/25/08 3:20pm