In the 1990s, Friends, The X-Files, and Seinfeld all acknowledged the web—some more awkwardly than others.
Some of Charles Schulz’s fans blame the cartoon dog for ruining Peanuts. Here’s why they’re wrong.
After a strong but uneven debut last year, Noah Hawley's show has hit its magnificent stride.
A reader writes: So you were hinting at a window view contest in a recent…
A collaboration shows how the worlds of gaming and filmmaking are converging.
Though it had more gross-out moments than ever, the fifth premiere hinted at a return to the best parts of the first season.
Many films seek to dramatize the Red Planet’s harsh landscape as a romantic frontier, but The Martian is one that actually succeeds.
This year’s winner of the literature prize is the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich.
The Nigerian novelist Chigozie Obioma's first novel is a dark, striking tale about family and fate.
Over at Vox, Seth Masket wrote an interesting analysis of the Star Wars films and how to prevent the Galactic…
A reader flags it: Dustin Tebbutt’s voice is kind of dry and raspy in kind of the…
The show and its fellow ABC sitcom Dr. Ken are showing many viewers something they might rarely encounter at home.
Why the rapper-slash-pop-star shut down a New York Times Magazine writer who suggested she loves to squabble
Sophie has a thought provoking piece on the controversy surrounding Chrissie Hynde—the lead singer of the Pretenders—and her…
With his latest show, Karl Lagerfeld found yet another way to put the “conspicuous” in “conspicuous consumption.”
It may be fictional, but the idea isn’t far off from existing technologies.
For centuries, printed and mass-produced signs have helped activists spread the message of everything from AIDS awareness to the plight of Syrian refugees.
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The CW show starts its second season strong after a dynamic, fun, and densely plotted first year.
In an NPR interview, the Pretenders singer compared comments about her book—and its description of her sexual assault—to a “lynch mob.”