Ann Shaff examines the ascent of the word "so" among this technology-raised generation.


Pics from some lucky person who received the Mad Men season 3 press kit.

The season 3 premiere is this Sunday at 10pm. I will be planted in front of my TV then, yes.


Can you measure grit? Maybe so.

Many books and articles have been written recently about how genius is overrated and hard work underrated, so that idea isn't the interesting point here. The idea that a survey can assess a person's grit with some accuracy is a bit surprising. Let's get this to be a standard test in the NFL so I can use the data in my upcoming fantasy football draft.


My So-Called Life is on Hulu now. Among the most beloved of the "one and done" shows in my lifetime, I'm looking forward to catching up on it online.