10 Moments From My So-Called Life That Changed My Life
Here’s why My So-Called Life is so formative: It depicted teen angst in a way that felt relatable, not alienating or petty. It wasn’t seen as a mockery like it usually is. It’s so easy to act as if teens’ feelings are just silly and naive, but that’s just not fair. Even now, a few years out of my teens, I can find myself asking the same questions Angela did? Who am I. Why did I say that? Will this person even know that I exist? That’s a part of growing up, and it’s cool that before cryptic Tumblr posts about how sad we are were around, there was a show that showed us how normal those feelings were.