Clint Smith’s culture picks include Fatimah Asghar’s first book of fiction and a sad song by Boyz II Men.
John Hendrickson’s culture picks include the unsung heroes of the turn-of-the-millennium New York rock renaissance and a 1993 blockbuster that was among the last of its kind.
Gal Beckerman’s culture picks include two must-preorder spring books, Michelle Williams, and Indiana Jones.
Kate Lindsay’s culture picks include a variety of murder mysteries and one go-to comfort sitcom.
Spencer Kornhaber’s culture picks include BeReal, online comedy stars, and an irresistible Nigerian singer.
Jenisha Watts’s culture picks include a dramatic reality-TV moment, Viola Davis, and the young-adult writer Jason Reynolds.
David French’s culture picks include Amazon Prime as well as HBO Max hits, and a profoundly meaningful blockbuster art film.
Shirley Li’s culture picks include Barbarian, Elena Ferrante, and Pokémon Go
The Atlantic writer has noticed that people are pretending Lydia Tár is a real person.
The Atlantic editor also enjoys discovering that things she previously thought were Bad are actually Good.
The Atlantic writer is worried about HBO Max, but he’s still thinking about Station Eleven
The Atlantic writer is savoring her top fall movie and poem, and is grateful she waited this long to watch Girls.
Her top actors and authors, the poem she can’t stop thinking about, and the kids’ show that makes her cry