The O.C.

Culture

'Gossip Girl' Is Getting a Reboot, So When's 'The OC' Coming Back?

We need to know what a mid-30s Seth Cohen is listening to.
River Donaghey
4 days ago
LGBTQ

The Overwhelming Whiteness of Queer Women on Teen TV

Queer women on teen TV shows are, by and large, blindingly white. Though things are slowly changing, they're not changing fast enough.
Jill Gutowitz
1.12.18
TV Week

How the Music Supervisor for ‘The O.C.’ and ‘Gossip Girl’ Changed the Game for Indie Rock

Grammy-nominated Alexandra Patsavas and her soundtracks for 'The O.C.,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' and more helped launch artists' careers and shaped the music taste of a generation.
Sean Neumann
10.20.17
Premieres

Babygirl Celebrate a Great Love From ‘The O.C.’ on “Seth and Summer Forever”

Califooooooooorniaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!
Sarah MacDonald
7.13.17
Premieres

Listen to Blonder's "In and Out" and Feel Free, Feel Fine

This is like totally Seth Cohen you guys.
Avery Stone
4.6.17
tv

Welcome Back to 'The OC,' Bitch

It's been ten years since the end of the show that changed television forever.
Issy Beech
2.22.17
Op-Ed

How Maxïmo Park's 'A Certain Trigger' Is Still the Ultimate Seth Cohen Album for 'The OC' Era

The British band's debut album is the patron saint of millennial smart, sad boys everywhere and symbolic of 00s alt indie.
Sarah MacDonald
11.1.16
Internet Exploring

Let’s Meditate on How Drake’s Obsession with 'The OC' Drove Him to Sampling it on "Energy"

The piano sample in "Energy" is the soundtrack to Marissa shooting Trey at the end of season two. But what if the entire song is based on that episode?
Ryan Bassil
1.20.16
Interviews

After Sculpting Sounds for Kendrick, Kanye, and Drake, Boi-1da Is Set to have the Best Year Ever

The multi-Grammy winning producer talks about his work on Kanye's "Real Friends" and drops some hints about the upcoming 'Views From the 6.'
Jabbari Weekes
1.14.16
2005 week

Popped Collars, Skinny Jeans, and The Pussycat Dolls: WTF Was Up with Fashion in 2005?

Maybe if we could see out from under our asymmetric haircuts, we'd have realized how terrible we looked.
Elizabeth Sankey
9.18.15
back to school

​What Happens When TV Goes to College?

And why is it so hard to get right?
Marian Bull
9.4.15
Teenage Fanclubbing

The Internet Made Me Hate All My Favorite Artists

Social media made me feel guilty about listening to The Shins.
Ryan Bassil
10.6.14
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