While aging rock stars attack the standard corporate villains, Donald Glover’s FX show sketches an ecosystem of exploitation.
“There’s something therapeutic in looking at the apocalypse and laughing,” Colin Meloy says of the band’s I’ll Be Your Girl.
Mount Eerie's second grief-stricken album in a year is about “the transition from a living person into a memory,” its creator says.
ABC has brought back the recently canceled Fox franchise, with Katy Perry rather than Simon Cowell anchoring the eerily upbeat affair.
American Utopia from the Talking Heads mastermind tunefully renders the familiar as strange and new.
RuPaul took heat for saying trans women couldn’t compete on his show—when the truth is that’s exactly what the art of drag needs.
On its biggest night, Hollywood stressed inclusion: from a gentle and safe distance.
Netflix’s highly entertaining reboot of the iconic makeover show offers wish fulfillment about personal growth—and possessions.
A 13-year-old guitar shredder and a South Korean metal band were the highlights of a thrilling Olympic finale.
The rapper’s charming “God’s Plan” video shows him donating a million dollars around Miami—and earning something for himself.
The ideological conflict in Black Panther animates not only Kendrick Lamar’s soundtrack for the movie, but also the artist’s whole ethos.
Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy show the entertainment value, and political power, of gay people embracing full visibility.
The show is the latest example of pop culture thinking through whether Siri has a soul.
The Tonight Show host followed the Super Bowl with a Bob Dylan rewrite touching on #MeToo, fake news, and Colin Kaepernick.
The pop star’s underachievement came off all the weaker with a tribute to the perfectionist Prince.
The best Grammys moment fused “Soul Train + Cuban + New African dance styles + ’70s disco + Bob Fosse,” director Philippa Price says.
Here’s hoping the singer’s Super Bowl show blends rootsiness and rhythm more effectively than his new album does.
The Recording Academy’s president suggested a lack of female ambition explains the gender gap at the Grammys. The stories of #MeToo provide a different explanation.
Bruno Mars’s retro pop swept the big categories after a night of blazing performances and of-the-moment causes.
The singer’s performance of “Praying” made a powerful comment on the current moment. But as a rallying tune, it’s a surprising one.