It’s the year 2000 (cue the dial-up-modem noise) and you’ve got a new message on AIM. Who wants to chat? OMG, it’s the creators and stars of Hulu’s puberty-comedy Pen15, Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine! That’s right, the duo will be interviewed at the Vulture Festival in the only way that’s appropriate for a show about turn-of-the-millennium teenage life — over instant messenger. Hear about how their real-life experiences influenced the show and how they worked to get all the period details correct.
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