A senior journalism major at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Caroline spends her time thinking an inordinate amount about music, trying to pet other people's cats, and harnessing the dark powers of the Internet. She worships at the altars of both Ciara and Poly Styrene and watches television at a level that most people would deem "unhealthy."
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Billy Eichner's 'New Girl' Role Is Perfection

Your favorite high-energy comedian from YouTube series Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner, is coming to visit New Girl . And not just any New Girl episode...a Christmas episode! Eichner is set to appear on the December 9 episode as Barry, an airline…
By Caroline Pate

Want an Album made of Cat Sounds? Meow You Have It

Sure, Kickstarter can create some terrible things (potato salad, anyone?) but it can also bring in some wonderful ideas birthed from the womb of the Internet. Case in point: Meow the Jewels , otherwise known as a remix of Run the Jewels 2 , the secon…
By Caroline Pate

How Christian Bale Can Be a Better Steve Jobs

Christian Bale's next role is yet another American icon: Steve Jobs. "Wait, isn't there already a movie about Steve Jobs?" There is. Remember Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher, made practically before Jobs' body was six feet under? After all, there's noth…
By Caroline Pate

Mila Kunis is Back in Television

No, it's not as voicing Meg on Family Guy or a reboot of That 70's Show. This time, Mila Kunis will be behind the scenes, heading up a television production company. The actress has teamed up with Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov to creat…
By Caroline Pate

Neil Patrick Harris Should Host All The Things

If you haven't heard, Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the 2015 Oscars. It hardly comes as a surprise, since Harris' qualifications are plentiful: he's hosted the Emmys, hosted the Tonys four times, and won three Emmys for hosting the Tonys. It wa…
By Caroline Pate

Your New Socially Conscious 'Because I Got High'

Remember listening to "Because I Got High" in the early 2000's (on headphones, of course, because your parents would kill you for listening to a song about weed)? It's practically become the anthem of lazy stoners everywhere. Well, now it's gotten a …
By Caroline Pate

Will the Obelisk Turn Him Into Kraken?

So we've now learned that on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Whitehall sincerely wants the Obelisk and will do anything in his power to get it... including attaching a powerful device to Raina's hand and giving her a deadline of 48 hours to give it to him. N…
By Caroline Pate

Melinda May Will Be Interim Director of S.H.I.E.LD

Tuesday night's new episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D had Agent Melinda May facing some of her biggest fears: smiling, dancing, and wearing heels. And on top of all that, she also had to create a contingency plan in case Coulson goes crazy... you know…
By Caroline Pate

Who Will Win Marvel's Civil War?

If you're a fan of any Marvel product — Captain America, Iron Man, The Avengers, even Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D — then you're in for some big changes ahead. Robert Downey Jr. has joined the cast of Captain America 3 , and that means more than just a cas…
By Caroline Pate

How to Do Halloween Like a 'Drag Race' Queen

If you're trying to do Halloween right, why not take a lesson from the pros? After all, who better to take costume inspiration from than the former contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race. These ladies dress up for a living, and they always manage to look …
By Caroline Pate

Can Ryan Murphy's New Spinoff Actually Work?

The new companion series to American Horror Story may sound a little mundane in comparison to its originator, but it might just be Ryan Murphy's strangest idea yet. FX has ordered 10 episodes of another anthology series called American Crime Story .…
By Caroline Pate

Is 'Law & Order: SVU' Parodying Amanda Bynes?

Even if you've never watched Law and Order (which, if so: how have you even managed to avoid it?), you know that many of their episodes are "ripped-from-the-headlines." Hell, they took on Jay Z and Solange and Donald Sterling in one Law and Order epi…
By Caroline Pate

Save the Feminist Bookstore from 'Portlandia'

Right now, the fate of the local tent-pole of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's IFC show Portlandia hangs in the balance: Women and Women First is in trouble. The infamous feminist bookstore where no one leaves happy is not a set but in fact, a re…
By Caroline Pate

Reading Through the 'Daria' Book List

If you've never been a part of a book club, there's now a great reason to start one: The Aerogramme Writer's Studio has compiled every book mentioned or read by the titular character of Daria . Besides being inspired by one of the most revered carto…
By Caroline Pate

How The Hell Do You Even Make This "Sexy?"

It's a Halloween tradition as old as time. No, not trick-or-treating, but turning any person, thing, or character into a confusingly sexy Halloween costume. I mean hey, if you want to look sexy for Halloween, no judgements here, just try not to go ar…
By Caroline Pate

Jaden Smith Song Lyric, Or Tweet? You Decide

If you've never seen Will Smith's progeny's Twitter timeline, you've been missing out. Not on some deep an infinite wisdom, but on an unfiltered look into teenage disillusionment. Sure, Jaden Smith's tweets are hilarious because He Capitalizes Every …
By Caroline Pate

Stop Asking Taylor Swift About Dating

The latest cover of Vogue UK features Taylor Swift, and the interview with the pop star uncovers one of her most shocking answers yet: no, Taylor Swift's not dating anyone. “Dating or finding someone is the last thing on my mind, because I can't pict…
By Caroline Pate

Pearl Jam Does One of the Weirdest Beatles Covers

These days, pretty much any white dude who's picked up a guitar has at some point played a Beatles cover. But although it's far from surprising to see any number of acts play a requisite cover of the world's most revered rock band, some covers can st…
By Caroline Pate

ABC's 'Broad Squad' Might Be Your New Favorite

So we may not have two female leads on True Detective, but it looks like we may have a detective show exclusively for female cops, thanks to ABC. The network recently made a put pilot commitment for Broad Squad , a show about the first graduating cl…
By Caroline Pate

What's Happening In the 'Inherent Vice' Trailer?

The first 30 seconds of the recently released trailer for Inherent Vice already mark it as a movie to watch. A heftily-sideburned Joaquin Phoenix plays "Doc," whose ex-girlfriend wants him to help stop her boyfriend's wife and the wife's boyfriend …
By Caroline Pate