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Harvard virginity conference pops its cherry

At what moment are you no longer a virgin? When you get a blowjob? Give one? Give 30 ? When someone fingers you? Oral sex? Anal sex? Enjoyment? Orgasm?
Roe v. Wait Dept.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  May 07, 2010

Review: The Good Guy

Writer/director Julio DePietro's first effort is every bit as obvious as it sounds, thudding from one symmetrically perfect cliché to another.
As much fun as chlamydia
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 05, 2010

Why we live here

By now, we've all heard what the people at Forbes magazine have to say about why Portland is at the top of its annual "America's Most Livable Cities" list. We apparently scored a lot of points on a "leisure index."
Tell us your story at
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 24, 2009

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

Like Sex and the City: The Movie, Sanaa Hamri’s continuation of the journey of a pair of jeans that magically fit four girls of disparate genes feels tailored for the small screen.
Disjointed, sketchy, and saccharine
By BRETT MICHEL  |  August 05, 2008

The power of love

Carl Wilson’s recent entry into Continuum’s esteemed 33 1/3 series — a series of books by critics and musicians devoted to canonical pop albums — is framed by an irresistible concept.
A respected music critic contemplates Celine Dion and has a crisis of conscience
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 19, 2008

Heart to heart

It’s a wonder, Gilmore Girls notwithstanding, that our species keeps producing mothers willing to produce daughters.
Trinity Rep’s hurtful, humorous Memory House
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 27, 2007


Dead white females

Can you remember the last time you curled up under the covers with Marcel Proust’s I n Search of Lost Time ?
From Fall Out Boy to One Night in Paris , modern pop culture is what it is today thanks to 10 long-expired ladies
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 08, 2007

Identity crisis

It’s easy to hate 02138 , the Harvard-centric magazine whose second issue comes out later this week.
02138  searches for its voice
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 13, 2006

Cringe catharsis

I think I’m addicted to the cringe catharsis.
Mortified at the Paradise
By SHARON STEEL  |  October 31, 2006

Reinventing the steel

Lex Luthor, dressed like a pimp, is chasing Superman around in a golf cart — and they aren’t even on the set yet. Lex marks the spot: Kevin Spacey sets his sight on Superman Returns. By Mike Cotton
A behind-the-scenes report from Superman Returns
By MIKE COTTON  |  June 14, 2006
She Hates Me list photo 3/24/06

Loves me – not?

We all have that secret love that never dies; it’s just second nature to love them, to wonder how they are, where they are, and if they still love us.
Confessions of love, lies, and lesbians
By AMY MARTIN  |  March 22, 2006