An Ode to Fangirls

By Sara Valle-Martínez Being a fan is hard. As Caitlin Moran puts it in her book, How To Be Famous, there’s something incredibly intimate about consuming someone else’s art. And the connection is even stronger when you’re a teenager exposed to any kind of stimuli. It’s especially hard if you’re a girl. Inevitably, being a teenager means feeling …

Top 17 bands from the 2010s that changed our lives

By Sara Valle-Martínez Green Day Greeen Day's Dookie marked a shift in many teenagers' lives years after it was released. But it was the band's American Idiot that made them accessible to teens with smeared eyeliner and Converse shoes. https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ee_uujKuJMI It doesn't matter if you were alive or not when Basket Case was released, it …