Seminal hardly begins to describe the impact Josh Schwartz's coming-of-age series had on popular culture. The first season exploded through the zeitgeist like a comet, helping user in the age of geek rule while also turning indie rock acts like Rooney, The Killers and the aforementioned Death Cab for Cutie into required listening for emo kids of all ages.
"The first six or seven episodes was really literally stuff off of my iPod," Schwartz told HitFix writer Alan Sepinwall in a new interview. "Some of the bands that we reached out to were these indie rock bands, and that was all we could afford. A lot of these bands probably would have had deeper reservations about having their music debut on a Fox teen soap,
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We've already shown you one trailer for the film, but the newest one has even more footage of Rudd acting a fool. This second trailer also touches a little more on Rudd's character's evolving relationship with his sisters, and we've got a serious hunch that maybe - just maybe - in a shocking twist, the three sisters could stand to learn a little something from their idiot brother. Check it out below:
Our Idiot Brother was written and directed by Jesse Peretz, who
As Gloria Winters she enjoyed guest acting roles in numerous 1950s series, including "Richard Diamond", "Private Detective", "Racket Squad" and "Death Valley Days" - but she was perhaps best-known for her role as Penny in TV western "Sky King". She retired shortly after the series went off the air in 1959 but found love on the hit show before she quit acting, marrying Dean Vernon, a sound engineer on "Sky King" who died in 2001.
The "Sky King" role also inspired her to write an etiquette book for young girls, entitled "Penny's Guide to Teenage Charm and Personality" - which inspired alternative band Nada Surf's 1996 song and video "Popular"
Winters-Vernon is survived by her sister-in-law,
Winters-Vernon passed away at her home in Vista, California on 14 August after a battle with pneumonia, her family tells The Los Angeles Times.
As Gloria Winters she enjoyed guest acting roles in numerous 1950s series, including Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Racket Squad and Death Valley Days - but she was perhaps best-known for her role as Penny in TV western Sky King.
She retired shortly after the series went off the air in 1959 but found love on the hit show before she quit acting, marrying Dean Vernon, a sound engineer on Sky King who died in 2001.
The Sky King role also inspired her to write an etiquette book for young girls, entitled Penny's Guide to Teenage Charm and Personality - which inspired alternative band Nada Surf's 1996 song and video Popular.
Winters-Vernon is survived by her sister-in-law, Phyllis DeCinces.
Case in point: 1997 saw the rise of
The band which formed in ’97 saw a brief hiatus a couple years ago, but have come back with two albums since last May. The latest, Car Alarm, came out a couple weeks ago and is perfect for lazy Sundays camped out in the stacks. And whether you want to admit it or not, that time of year is fast approaching where some study soundtracks will be a necessity.
The opening track, “Aerial”, sets the theme for the rest of the album – upbeat enough to keep you awake, chill enough to play in the background. It has a sort of 90s feel, I immediately thought of Nada Surf or The Replacements. I really dug the track “Weekend
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