Why the era of Peak TV is the era of the...

The recent drop of the fourth and final season of UnReal on Hulu made me realize something a little sad: I’m probably never going...

Why movie theaters are trading popcorn and soda for chimichangas and...

Popcorn and movies, movies and popcorn — it’s an eternal pairing. For decades, the two have seemed as inseparable as peanut butter and jelly,...

Why this economist thinks public education is mostly pointless

I’m not a libertarian, but I love debating libertarians. Case in point: Bryan Caplan. Caplan is an economics professor at George Mason University and the...

At long last, Twitter brought back chronological timelines. Here’s why they’re...

Twitter has finally brought back exclusively chronological timelines, more than two years after phasing them out. In a move many would characterize as restoring...

Facebook and YouTube have restricted Alex Jones and Infowars. Spotify hasn’t,...

These days, trying to track the progress of inflammatory right-wing conspiracist Alex Jones and his cult conspiracy show Infowars is a bit like playing...

The Snowman is a magnificently, transcendently awful movie

All you may need to know about The Snowman is that its main character is an alcoholic police detective named Inspector Harry Hole, and...

Why people love to hate tiny sunglasses

All fashion trends are scams, but every so often, one bubbles up in the collective consciousness and forces us all to be mad at...

Batman’s penis is in a comic book for the first time...

Like the hero it’s attached to, Batman’s penis has traditionally worked undercover. But that changed this week as DC Comics exposed Batman’s Batmember to...

Wuthering Heights is a masterpiece of literary genius that is incredibly...

The cliché about bookish women and the novels of the 19th century is that you have to pick from three authors, and you’re only...

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country as the United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,”...

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