The “Sweet Valley High” Twins Were Monsters. I Still Love Them.
When I was a teenager, Francine Pascal’s iconic series was an escape to a destination that I already knew my way around.
You Probably Owe "Jennifer's Body" An Apology
Diablo Cody and Karyn Kusama, the screenwriter and director of Jennifer’s Body, are coming to terms with the critical reappraisal of their 2009 flop.
This '80s PBS Show Made It Cool To Love Math
The best kids’ TV activates something that becomes an orienting beacon for the rest of our lives. That’s what the math show Square One did for me.
How Craig David’s Debut Album Taught Me That Love Could Be Effortless and Easy
The British R&B artist met the fervor of the genre with his own easygoing style in Born to Do It, which helped form my understanding of love and storytelling in music.
"7th Heaven" Duped Me Into Believing In A Christian Family Fantasy
Growing up, 7th Heaven offered me wholesome Christian comfort. But then I saw myself in queer shows like South of Nowhere, in which the Christian grown-ups weren’t saviors.
Why “Fried Green Tomatoes” Is A Lesbian Classic — Yes, Lesbian!
I loved Fried Green Tomatoes so much that I scared myself and those around me. And I still do.
How “Philadelphia” Has, And Hasn’t, Changed How We See AIDS
Twenty-five years after Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington headlined the first studio movie about a gay man with AIDS, screenwriter Ron Nyswaner talked with BuzzFeed News about the film’s lasting impact — and what scene he still wishes had made the final cut.
“You’ve Got Mail” Made The Internet Seem Nice
The 1998 rom-com believed that the internet could be used for something beautiful.
Like Everyone Else In The Aughts, I Loved Norah Jones
Reviewers dismissed Jones’ first two albums as Starbucks music, but there’s no denying how popular they were.
This Iconic Hollywood Screenwriting Team Should Be Household Names By Now
From Legally Blonde to 10 Things I Hate About You, Karen McCullah and Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith are responsible for several of the most iconic movie moments of the past 30 years.