The question: Why?

Attention Upper Eastsiders, as they say, the Gossip Girl reboot airs its first episode on July 8th, and photos of the new "it" group of NYC have been plastered on billboards for weeks, watching over the city with judgment for weeks.

The trailer dropped on June 10th and anticipation is ramping up for the new series. The original iteration was based on the bestselling novels by Cecily von Ziegesar and captured audience attention from 2007 to 2012 with its gripping tales of the glamorous, dramatic lives of New York's Upper East Side teens. Starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, and Ed Westwick, the cultish teen drama has earned itself a place in the cultural canon that obviously, almost a decade later, begged a reboot.

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The End of an Era: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Just Ended. But Will We Be Free?

The Kar-Jenners have built their empire at the expense of the marginalized groups they steal from

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Finale

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It's the end of an era, and oh how times have changed.

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The First "Gossip Girl" Reboot Trailer Is Here

Grab your popcorn, Upper East Siders.

Spotted: The new trailer for HBO's upcoming Gossip Girl reboot.

Almost a decade after the original Gossip Girl series left the air (and an undeniable legacy in teen drama), we're officially back on the Upper East Side. The trailer, which boasts a perfect utilization of Frank Ocean's "Super Rich Kids," already has the Internet in a frenzy. Watch it below.

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"Kim's Convenience" and the Flawed Promise of Representation

Netflix's "Kim's Convenience" was not as revolutionary as it might have seen, or even felt.

Kim's Convenience

What does it mean when a show famed for being "quietly revolutionary" and a beacon for representation in Hollywood is accused of being racist … by its cast?

Kim's Convenience is a popular sitcom which debuted its fifth and final season on Netflix on Tuesday June 1, 2021. The CBC series is about a Korean-Canadian family who own a convenience store in Toronto and has been lauded since its inception for its AAPI representation.

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Whose Man Is This?

New pictures of Jensen Ackles in Amazon Prime's "The Boys" have been released and we don't know how to feel

WW2 Soldier meets cowboy aesthetic ... I guess?

The Boys, the standout series from Amazon Prime, is gearing up for Season 3, and fans are eagerly awaiting each sneak peek as they come. The most recent teaser featured its newest cast member: Jensen Ackles.

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Before the Sex and the City Revival, There’s a Lot We Need to Unpack

Can Sex and the City still exist in 2021?

Update: June 6 2021

As Sex and the City celebrates its 20th anniversary and the reboot is on its way, for fans of the show, this means it is officially peak rewatch season.

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