Revenge of the Nerds Lied to Us! Popular People Do Better in Life

Many of us have believed that being a late bloomer was a good thing, that our shy, socially awkward ways in high school would be rewarded in spades if we made it to graduation. We heard that if you go through middle school and high school as an ugly duckling, and you are guaranteed to blossom into a brain scientist… » 10/23/12 9:30am 10/23/12 9:30am

When It Comes to Smoking, All the Cool Kids ARE Doing It

I have always been a huge nerd, which is why I pretty much didn't even look at a cigarette until I was like 22—and even then it was just to deliver some morally superior sniffs about how some of us don't have to suck on a stanky Duraflame log just to have a good time. Some of us have ancient Greek city-states to… » 9/10/12 4:00pm 9/10/12 4:00pm

Teen Witch: Feathered, Ruffled, Locker-Room-Dancing Splendor

There is no feminist subtext to Teen Witch. No class critique. Instead, this poor woman's Sweet Sixteen spiked with witchcraft should be remembered for its inexplicable yet splendid song-and-dance sequences. » 5/13/10 4:20pm 5/13/10 4:20pm