Tavi Gevinson

Tavi Gevinson wants better lady characters on TV: We've got some of her faves with FREAKS & GEEKS and MY SO-CALLED LIFE

Tavi Gevinson wants better lady characters on TV: We've got some of her faves with FREAKS & GEEKS and MY SO-CALLED LIFE

Rookie’s Tavi Gevinson took to TedxTeen to find out what happened to complicated (read: interesting) teenage girls on TV. Frankly, they’ve been hard to find since the 90s. The two shows she holds up for the their shining examples of awesomely interesting ladies figuring their teen selves out? FREAKS & GEEKS and MY SO-CALLED LIFE, which you can watch on Sundance Channel.

Thanks, Tavi. I’m sure Angela Chase would have something insightful to say:

Bloggers as fashion muses

Bloggers as fashion muses

The Wall Street Journal, a paper not necessarily known for its fashion coverage, had an interesting article recently about the influence bloggers now have over big name fashion designers. Where in recent years political bloggers have received more and more credit and credibility for their writings, and audience numbers, style bloggers not so much. Until now.