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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@chaneyj — 4,226 followers, 9,346 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

@joshuagilbert I like shows ABOUT communists (The Americans). But I am not one myself. Thank you for clarifying.

Sep 20, 2017

@LauraMLippman Agree. Love Sendak but preferred Knight's drawings. Also felt like a different series on the farm. Now parents just leave their kids??

Sep 20, 2017

@caseybennetto Ah, fair point. I'll look into moving the warning higher. Thanks.

Sep 20, 2017

@caseybennetto It's before the spoiler, and it's also in bold. Hopefully that helps?

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