NBC’s new 10-episode event series, co-produced with the British TV company Sky, explores the days leading up to the end of the world.
Mattel’s new Barbies, varied in their body shapes and their skin tones, suggest the company has calculated that diversity is good business.
From vending machines to coffee sleeves, a number of projects around the world are using guerrilla marketing tactics to promote reading.
The buzz from this year’s festival, from the historical drama The Birth of a Nation to a bizarre comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe
A staffer who asked to remain nameless drew the above diagram to help the rest of us contextualize the mayhem…
An avant-garde offshoot of 1940s surrealism offers new insight into exploring the topography of gaming.
Her hugely hyped single with Drake embraces the joy of repetition.
Research shows that people tend to prefer linear narratives, but can also be engaged by just the right amount of disruption.
Why advocates are backing away from a theoretically helpful term that’s being misused in ways big and small
Whitney Cummings’s new HBO special, I’m Your Girlfriend, often sounds like a TED Talk. It’s in good company.
The uproar the Academy’s proposed membership changes have sparked indicate how necessary they are.
Chelsea Handler’s new four-part Netflix series can’t decide what to do with its biggest asset.
The SyFy adaptation of Lev Grossman's trilogy aims to be a grown-up version of Harry Potter.
The battle between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos features record ticket prices, the classic old-versus-young trope, and a fight over Roman numerals.
A long-married couple grapples with news from the past in Andrew Haigh’s Oscar-nominated film.
From frumpy, high-’90s blazers to sleek, modern pencil skirts, the clothing The X-Files’ doctor chose for herself reflected her character—and the era she lived in.
A reader recommends a parenthood song by Leslie Odom Jr. and Lin-Manuel Miranda from the Hamilton soundtrack: …
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