The Audacious Trust of Teens in 'Skins: Volume Four' | 23 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

With its propulsive, kinetic and unpolished tone, Skins breathes new life into a genre that has always threatened to suffocate itself, and elevated the art of teen melodrama in the process.

Skins: Vol. 1 | 3 Feb 2009 // 3:00 PM

Frank sexuality, open drug use, and incessant swearing mark this as different from a typical teen drama.


Why the Parents Television Council Is Wrong About 'Skins' | 9 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM

Yes, Skins is a raw depiction of what teenagers get up to when their parents aren't paying attention, but what exactly makes it a broadcast version of the Apocalypse?


MTV, again behaving badly: 'Skins' relies on showing sex and drug use for its own sake | 17 Jan 2011 // 10:26 PM

From the beginning, which is to say Charles Dickens, stories revolving around the lives of children and adolescents often shared a similar theme. Facing adversity,

For 'Skins' remake, MTV linked with a site for unsigned artists | 3 Jan 2011 // 2:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — When it came time to select a theme song for MTV's upcoming adaptation of the hit British teen drama "Skins," the network wanted

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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