Mondays are the worst and chances are that you look like this right now. But I have just the thing to turn that frown upside-down! It’s a clip of Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Jeopardy from the ’90s vault! Let’s go down our teen heartthrob check-list: Long hair, check. Adorable dreaminess, check. A love of Salinger, check. Joie de vivre, check! Watching this 17 second clip is the equivalent of holding three babies, petting seven puppies, and eating a whole box of Girl Scout cookies by yourself.



Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. After a few years of odd jobs, he landed at KQED, where he worked his way up from an intern to the lead producer of a literature podcast and then the creator and editor of KQED Pop. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.

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