REM, Drive.

Luna, Slash Your Tyres.

Dysfunctional relationships given the 90s indie-rock bliss treatment. Still gorgeous after all this time.

Way back in the day, I remember seeing The Breeders say that they thought this video reminded them of Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain’s relationship. This struck me as odd, which is why I guess I still remember it.

The new Puberty Blues release makes me think of Love and Betrayal and Hold the Mayo by Francine Pascal. To bring the Pascal joy to Tumblr, I Googled an image and… what the hell? Amanda Seyfried’s face was on the cover. Here you go.

So many Francine Pacal memories… Lowenstein, Lowenstein…
This just in - there’s a terrible follow up series to the Sweet Valley High books designed for “adults”. It sounds Just Awful. Also Diablo Cody is apparently adapting Sweet Valley High for the screen. Geepers.

The new Puberty Blues release makes me think of Love and Betrayal and Hold the Mayo by Francine Pascal. To bring the Pascal joy to Tumblr, I Googled an image and… what the hell? Amanda Seyfried’s face was on the cover. Here you go.

So many Francine Pacal memories… Lowenstein, Lowenstein…

This just in - there’s a terrible follow up series to the Sweet Valley High books designed for “adults”. It sounds Just Awful. Also Diablo Cody is apparently adapting Sweet Valley High for the screen. Geepers.

Porno for Pyros - Pete’s Dad.

Perry Farrell has a festive message for us:

Well it’s Christmas, and it’s Hanukah
Jews and Italians, they’re very much alike
I like Italian food….

Sonic Youth - Sugar Kane.

Amazing song, made even better with a very young Chloë Sevigny modelling in the clip. I loved her so very mucho because of Larry Clark’s film Kids.

Also fierce is the way Kim Gordon has always mixed fashion with her music. In 2008, she told The New York Times:

There’s a need for clothes for cool moms.

Last year Gordon started her THIRD fashion line. In 2010 she told The Wall Street Journal:

I’m an artist… I’m really interested in how fashion works for people in different ways. It is mostly marketing and branding, kind of how you can put on a dress and something can make you feel good, but it doesn’t add anything to you, unless it’s building an image.

Teenage love and beauty, 1990s style.

Sonic Youth - Dirty Boots.

Suede - Animal Nitrate.

How do you like your 90s Britpop videos? Full of androgynous raunch and racy lyrics? Here’s one I whipped up earlier, just for you.

Then there’s the story of Gabor Csupo and Arlene Klasky, selling their show Ahhh! Real Monsters based on a simple doodle scrawled on a paper napkin.This approach might work for you, too, if you had directed award-winning commercials for over a decade, made three seasons of The Simpsons, and created the hit original series, Rugrats. Until your resume matches theirs, you should avoid presenting ideas on a napkin.

David Levy gives us some career advice on on how NOT to start our new careers in animation, unless you’re the creators of Ahhh! Real Monsters. From Levy’s book: Your career in animation: how to survive and thrive.

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