The Wilco singer says Daniel Johnston epitomizes his mostly instinctual creative process.
Can a graphic novel really convey the complexities of America's most controversial assassination and the era that gave birth to it?
How have stories changed in the age of social media? The minds behind House of Cards, This American Life, and The Moth discuss.
Nonchalance about injuries is magical thinking.
Twenty-five years after it began, a brief history of the iconic public-service campaign
Raymond Chandler in a bowling alley
A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?
New accounts of child abuse from a football player have sparked a conversation about black fatherhood, but that just obscures the real issues here.
Twenty-five years later, the political message and musical innovation on Rhythm Nation 1814 is more significant than ever, though less appreciated than it should be.
Disney's sequels will revive many of the filmmaking techniques of the original trilogy. Is that savvy nostalgia marketing, or an earnest challenge to the rest of the movie industry?
The movie that brought it all together
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The NFL commissioner portrays himself as a guy who takes after his father, a principled senator who opposed Nixon. His actions reveal just the opposite.
The “commercial” movie that wasn’t
Unlike some histories of the blues, the documentary Take Me to the River revitalizes its subject by grappling both with racism and contemporary pop.
HBO's Terror at the Mall goes light on presenting background info, on the assumption that viewers are going to look up the facts anyways.
Ten years ago, illustrator Mirko Ilic combined three visual cliches to create a fresh, enduring emblem for gay marriage.
With Perfidia, the novelist mines racial tensions in wartime Los Angeles, digging into the city's dark past once again to work through his own.
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So Ariana Grande strains to put her best face forward. Who doesn't?