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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Jun 26, 2017

On vacation and heard a mom refer to her child as Grover. So it's not just a Hannah Horvath thing.

Jun 25, 2017

I'm not positive and I could be wrong but I think I may have been hypnotized by tonight's episode of #TwinPeaks.

Jun 24, 2017

@dleeds95 @mattzollerseitz @gazelleemami Aw, thank you, David. Thanks for being such a loyal listener.

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How is social media changing news?

Among other things, it forces us to disseminate information more quickly, and to have deeper, more active conversations with our readers.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Les Nessman. Those bow ties were just so snappy.