Riese’s Team Pick: My So-Called Life Cast Panel from 1995

You guys this just became the best fucking day of my entire life. Now I will make it yours. I’m paying it forward.

The Paley Center does panels with casts, creators, directors and writers of various popular teevee shows — they’re really excellent, you can download them as podcasts and listen to them on your iPods or you can watch them on videoThe L Word, The Office, The Daily Show, Dollhouse, Sex and the City, Golden Girls, Law & Order, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Mad Men … the list goes on. however, I was unaware that they’ve been doing this since the mid-’90s UNTIL TODAY.

Today I stumbled upon a My So-Called Life panel from March of 1995. With Claire Danes, Tom Irwin, Devon Odessa, Wilson Cruz, Devon Gummersall, Lisa Wilhoit, Bess Armstrong and A.J. Langer.



Riese is the 37-year-old CEO, CFO and Editor-in-Chief of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, blogger, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker, low-key Jewish power lesbian and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and then headed West. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image & Other Hazards Of Being Female," magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. ohai, hulu. me + you + this show = the rest of my life for the whole rest of the day today

    I think all these actors are smart and stuff, and I want to hug them all and bake them cookies and drink hot buttered rum with them while we do puzzles on my coffee table.

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