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EXCLUSIVE! A Conversation with Awkward’s Monty Geer

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Actor Monty Geer is enjoying every second playing Cole on MTV’s Awkward. and has really enjoyed watching the character grow. With the show in its final season and storylines wrapping up, we checked in with the star. He talked to us about where he hopes to see Cole end up, what he remembers about auditioning for the role and his blossoming writing career that he hopes will one day lead to writing and starring in his own show. BOOKTRIB: How have you seen Cole change over the past season leading up to the final episodes? MONTY GEER: I feel like Cole just got even crazier! In the beginning I was just tiptoeing through and being like, “Is this right?” Then once…

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EXCLUSIVE! Awkward’s Jillian Rose Reed and Nikki DeLoach Dish on Season 5

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It’s the fifth and final season of Awkward and everyone is feeling a little uneasy. After having a front-row seat for four seasons, where being entertained each week revolved around the trials and tribulations of high school student Jenna Hamilton’s (Ashley Rickards) not-so-perfect life, MTV is saying good-bye to the teen drama. I know: What are they thinking!? But chin up, Awkward fans, high school isn’t meant to last forever and the show’s stars Jillian Rose Reed (Tamara Kaplan) and Nikki DeLoach (Lacey Hamilton) have a few things to say, not only about the end of an era, but what’s in store for all of those dedicated Awkward fans. “I’m really hoping it’s not the end,” winks Jillian Rose Reed. “Who knows, anything can…

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Jonesin’ For a Fix: Awkward Teen Drama Edition

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It’s not always easy to nail a teen show. Sometimes they’re too cheesy, or too boring. Too full of drama, or too many over-the-top issues. For every Dawson’s Creek, there’s a 90210 remake — don’t even get me started — just waiting in the wings. After years of entrusting all my teen needs to The WB, Read: The CW, lately I’ve been turning to cable networks for my high school fix. Specifically, MTV and ABC Family. MTV teen shows are funny, subversive and totally willing to go there. Just look at Awkward, coming back for its fifth and final season on August 31. From the first season, where unpopular Jenna starts a secret relationship with the school hottie and deals with…

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