TV Columnist @Vulture. Reviews movies & TV on @WTOP. Wrote the book on Clueless. Prev bylines: @NYTimes, @Washingtonpost, elsewhere. Nostalgist with standards.

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I'm a Washington area native who spent 12 and a half years at The Washington Post, first as a Web producer and editor, then as writer of the Post's celebrity and pop culture blog, Celebritology. I am still writing about pop culture, but currently as a freelance writer. My work has appeared in New...

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May 23, 2017

@tara_abell Not saying he doesn't have the moves. He's too clean-cut is the issue.

May 23, 2017

@tara_abell He would not have been right for Johnny either, tbh. Not sure who would have been.

May 23, 2017

@tara_abell My abs comment made you think of this, didn't it?

May 23, 2017

@WineAndPop I can't tell you how much that episode lifted my spirits. MacLachlan is just great in it.

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