Pop Culture Taught Me How To Hide My Autism

Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So Called Life,’ with my friends it was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’


TEA's Nostalgic "NINETY FIVE" Video Is the Antidote to Toronto's Winter Darkness

A song that'll truly make you feel like you're ringing in 1995 instead of 2017.


Remember When Law & Order and the Detroit Red Wings Were Great?

Everything good from the 90s has disappeared—even the Detroit Red Wings.


'My Beautiful Laundrette' Taught Me I Deserve Love

I saw something I'd never seen before from the Western films of my youth: a gay man of color fall in love.


What I Learned From Token Black Characters in Teen Movies

Like my white friends, I learned how to be a proper teenager through movies—except for most of the films I watched didn't have any real black characters.


The Totally Enduring Legacy of 'Clueless'

Amy Heckerling's iconic retelling of Jane Austen's "Emma" remains timeless for its inventive language, deftly created characters, and iconic costume design.


This Is How We Don't: The Raised Stakes of Appropriation

Why the wanton jacking of black culture by white artists carried an extra edge in 2014.


Usher's Honey Nut Cheerio Song at Walmart Doesn't Exist

If this is the future of rolling out a new single, the future is a bleak (yet delicious) hellscape.


We Interviewed the Shit Out of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones' Full-Time Dancer

"It wasn’t like, 'I dropped out of college, Mom. I’m gonna be a dancer.'"


The Muffs Don't Want to Be Remembered Just for 'Clueless' and Fruitopia

The 90s punk trio is back with a new album.


Mapping the Music and Style in 'Clueless'

In this new regular style feature we pick apart classic movies and TV shows, dissecting the fashion, characters, and the importance of a sick soundtrack.