The Outline


Culture Oct 16

American loves K-pop. What about K-rock?

HYUKOH, one of South Korea’s most popular indie rock bands, set their sights on the U.S. market.

Culture Oct 16

The master quilters of Gee’s Bend

Stitching together questions of race, art, and commerce through a quilting tradition borne in slavery.

Culture Oct 15

Maybe it’s time for “Maybe It’s Time” to become a 2020 campaign song

Jackson Maine’s haunting ‘A Star Is Born’ elegy for a bygone era should push us into the future.

Culture Oct 14

Behold, the national emojis of Finland

The Northern European country would like you to know that it’s the land of snow, socks in sandals, and getting drunk in your underwear.

Culture Oct 13

Weezer rewrote Jay Z’s “Can’t Knock the Hustle” to be about the sharing economy

You literally cannot make this shit up.

Culture Oct 12

Tomorrow 135: Leah Finnegan, the mother of fear

And the owner of a dog named Baby.

Culture Oct 12

Alyssa Edwards’ new Netflix show has just the right amount of drama

‘Dancing Queen’ only stresses the little things.

Culture Oct 12

Craigslist Confessional: I was a full-fledged alcoholic at 15

“I was born an alcoholic — it just took a while to find the alcohol.”

Culture Oct 12

TikTok make it stop

TikTok will never replace Vine, no matter how hard it tries.

Culture Oct 11

Never befriend Mark Wahlberg

Did he ruin aggrieved Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler?

Culture Oct 10

AAFU: I don’t have any friends

I just moved to a new city and work all the time. How do I cope with loneliness?

Culture Oct 10

Confusion is the forking point of ‘The Good Place’

The hit show’s third season is a nonstop philosophical crisis — and it’s great.

Culture Oct 09

The 20 greatest horror movie songs and soundtracks of all time

Or at least in my opinion.

Culture Oct 09

It’s time to talk about “It’s”

It’s overused. It’s lazy. It’s something that should be stopped.

Culture Oct 09

There can be 100 ways to thank someone but Lady Gaga only needs one


Culture Oct 09

Public bathrooms are terrible. What will it take to fix them?

Inside one man’s journey to find a way for people to pee in peace.

Culture Oct 08

Taylor Swift, welcome to the Resistance

After months of criticism, Taylor has finally endorsed a politician. What was all the controversy for?

Culture Oct 08

The bed-bug whisperer of Brooklyn

Billy Swan is a genius at ridding your home of things that bite and terrorize in the middle of the night (and keeping you from going insane in the process).

Culture Oct 06

It’s scarily easy to convince people to eat bugs

You just have to tell them it’s trendy.

Culture Oct 05

Tomorrow 134: ASMR vampire voice

The news this week is very spooky.