HBO’s tepid satire about the provincialism of U.S. liberals doesn’t play well in a year as catastrophic as 2020.
Give into the lush, neo-noir pleasures of the new Starz show P-Valley.
This year’s national reckoning over policing means that more people could stand to seriously listen to the music of young artists who have firsthand experience with the system.
The fantastical HBO series imagines white supremacists as literal monsters but fails to make its Black heroes as compelling.
A former U.S. poet laureate’s new memoir reflects on the power of storytelling to help us grieve—and offers lessons for surviving the cataclysms of the present.
The ranking reveals a sad reality: People are really bored right now, and that leaves a lot of room for mediocre content to flourish.
Many prominent writers and thinkers seem invested in the notion that simply facing strong public criticism is a threat to free speech.
The posthumous debut album of the Brooklyn rapper reverberates with the tragedy of his untimely death.
The industry has been proclaiming the importance of Black lives while continuing to ignore Black women.
Thanks to the pandemic, Netflix’s first summer hit is a shallow movie full of sun, sex, and spit.
Four seasons in, Issa Rae’s HBO show is becoming the friendship study it was always trying to be.
A national discussion has erupted, again, over racism in food media. But that discussion is one part of the problem.
The popularity of these donations signals a quietly radical shift in many people’s attitudes toward American policing.
HBO Max’s On the Record details sexual-assault allegations against the rap mogul Russell Simmons—and homes in on the lives derailed by sexism.
Mindy Kaling’s Never Have I Ever joins a handful of new coming-of-age films that break with history to put young women of color at the center of the story.
The industry icon, dead at 59, ushered in a new sound by bridging two musical worlds.
A wave of culinary experts is responding to the pandemic with an accessible and empathetic approach to home cooking—and audiences can’t get enough.
Nationwide forced isolation, along with media coverage of the pandemic’s toll in U.S. jails and prisons, could shift public perceptions of carceral punishment.
As millions of people struggle with layoffs and lost wages, now is not the time for wealthy stars to be asking ordinary Americans to give money.
For people hoping to travel after the crisis passes, Pinterest helps them envision a future that feels impossible to imagine right now.