Ice Age: Continental Drift was recently released, meaning the Ice Age franchise now has four movies. Whether the world needs four films filled with an ornery woolly mammoth and a dim-witted sloth is a matter of opinion, but I can't help wondering ... More →
Catch up on the Episode 2 recap right here, then read on for even more awkwardness!
The Scarlet B
For her first major campaign as Vice Prez, Val tries to knock out bullying by marking every bully with a scarlet B. Sadie gets her first about two seconds ... More →
So you couldn't get to San Diego this year for Comic-Con. BUMMER. Instead of mainlining Pocky while you obsessively check the Twitter feeds of your luckier friends, follow our steps and you'll feel like you're really there!
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Jenna's life isn't getting any less awkward.
Caught On Tape
High on her newly official relationship with Jake Jenna breezes into school hand in hand with her new BF only to get some seriously disturbing news: there's a camera trained on the sanctuary aka where Jenna and ... More →
Merida, the arrow-shooting heroine of Brave has been getting a lot of credit for being the first female protagonist in a Pixar movie. While she is the first lady to lead, there have been a ton of supporting girls that deserve their do. Here are ... More →
Movie teasers and trailers are a double edged sword. Sure they give you a little taste of the movie you've been waiting for since it was just a rumor, but they also make the days between now and the premiere so much longer. So now ... More →
Rejoice because Awkward is back! Now we can once again enjoy Crazy guidance counselor being crazy, Sadie saying "you're welcome," and Jenna's face freezing as she encounters all the extremely awkward situations in her life. Its return is so exciting we're even willing to forgive ... More →
The first book chronicling the sometimes agonizing life of Alice McKinley came out in 1985. She was in the 6th grade, she was in a new town, and, as we read The Agony of Alice, we met a character who unapologetically admitted exactly ... More →
YA lit is awesome, but sometimes it can be fun to stray away from teen paranormal romance and into the so-called "adult sections" of a book store. If you're just dipping your toe into more grown-up fare, a great place to start is with the ... More →
I fought being a writer for a long time and from every possible angle. I fought it with excuses and other aspirations, and on one occasion, nunchucks.
From the time I was five until I was thirteen, I was going to be a professional painter. My ... More →