Eight Times Rory Gilmore Was Completely Relatable To Every 30 Something Writer

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By Alicia Cook

I am a first generation Gilmore Girls’ fan. I watched it from the day the pilot aired in 2000 on the WB until the series finale on the CW in 2007. I purchased the seasons on VHS and DVD. I watched the reruns on ABC Family (now Freeform.) And, when Netflix picked up the series, I continued to watch. You get my point.

Throughout the original seven seasons of the show, I felt in sync with Rory. I was very familiar with what she was feeling throughout college and high school. Each week, I commiserated with the younger leading lady, especially in the final season when she received her first major rejection (New York Times Fellowship), had her first major breakdown (the final she didn’t complete, or considering marriage, or graduate or law school; I never temporarily streaked my hair pink, though), and then her first big job offer (on the campaign trail with Barack Obama). Continue reading

10 DIY Foods To Eat While You Binge-Watch “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”

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By De and Kate

It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here! After months of waiting, the Netflix reboot of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life is finally here.  We’re not sure about you, but our plans today are pretty much – get into comfy clothes and binge-watch. Oh, and eat. Because if there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that no Gilmore Girls viewing party is complete without a fabulous array of snacks. With that, here are 10 recipes that will inspire you to have the best Gilmore Girls binge session possible: Continue reading

Gearing Up For Gilmore Girls

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By Casey Rose Frank

Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially less than three months away from the new season of Gilmore Girls.

For many of us Thirty On Tappers, we quite literally grew up with Rory. I was the same age as Rory when the show began, I gained boyfriends and lost boyfriends like she did, and I left for college when she did, albeit to a non-ivy league university and with far less Lorelai panache, but still, we led tandem lives. Continue reading