From Superman to Dr. Strange, countless comic book characters have roamed the streets of New York. But why?
The former American Idol makes a guest appearance on this week's episode, which is all about the ups and downs of family
Problematic depictions of violence. Bad dancing. Stilted dialogue. Why the performer's latest doesn't live up.
How does a half-Palestinian, half-American outcast get a girl? With a little help from Don Draper
She's not as famous as the former Destiny's Child star, but her songs are more interesting—and she has more fun
And why it's not their fault. Sportscasters have to teach Americans the rules of unfamiliar games—and make them care.
I suppose what I want to do is really to ask a question: for those of you with children of your own, or nieces and nephews, or grandkids, or kids you care about a lot in general, how do you make decisions about when you're going to expose them to certain kinds of art?
Did you guys know that there's an entire genre of Yiddish Swing? Perhaps you did, but it was news to me.
Ta-Nehisi's post on rules about who folks are willing to drink with really struck me this last weekend, though not because I necessarily disagree with it. Instead, it got me thinking about the strange ways we figure out how we like to drink, what we like to drink, and who we like to do it with.
Seriously, guys. On, the "We Are the World" remake / announcement of his new website:
I think Scott Lemieux is absolutely correct to identify huffiness over artists who"sell out" as a factor that frequently produces bad criticism. But perhaps that's because I don't really understand why "selling out," or finding a way to steadily monetize your artistic output, is such a terrible thing.
HBO's new Temple Grandin biopic breaks the Rain Man mold—finally demonstrating that an autistic lead character doesn't have to be a mere collection of tics.
From Pride and Prejudice to Archie to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Jersey Shore is following in a longstanding artistic tradition of humiliation and bad decisions at the beach.
Brittany Murphy's short career will forever be defined by her breakthrough role
After decades of girls' fantasy novels featuring empowered, adventurous heroines, it's perplexing that the Twilight saga, featuring insipid Bella Swann, has so thoroughly captivated a generation of teenagers.
Choppy plotlines, repetitive gags, lack of conflicts—have Tina Fey & Co. lost their way?