What we loved this week: Writing letters, putting new wheels on chairs, and checkin’ in with our bros
Here’s what got us through the week of February 24, 2020.
‘Better Call Saul’ gets the point of prestige TV
Like all the great shows about bad men with guilty consciences, the ‘Breaking Bad’ offshoot invites viewers to take ruthless inventory of themselves.
What we loved this week: Exploring the supernatural world of ‘Control,’ revisiting old ‘Survivor’ seasons, waiting for a new ‘Animal Crossing’
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of February 17, 2020.
My boyfriend shared a private photo of me with his friends
I want to move past this, but is it a giant red flag?
Slow Motion: ‘The Lobster’ exposes the horrible systems we’re trapped in, and how we need to get out
Announcing a new series about scenes that linger with us.
RIP Pop Smoke, who welcomed you into the exhilarating world of Brooklyn Drill
The 20-year-old rapper was killed on early Wednesday morning.
The emptiness of televised Nazi hunting
Amazon's new TV show ‘Hunters’ inadvertently reveals the limits of vengeance.
There are enough good RPGs to fit on a 20-sided die
An entire world exists beyond ‘Dungeons & Dragons’, the only role-playing game to achieve any sort of mainstream consciousness.
What we loved this week: Having a good time at ‘Birds of Prey,’ being comforted by ‘Cop Land,’ losing it over dog farts
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of February 10, 2020.
I would love to date a man who can’t read
Some of us are still trying to have some fun before we die and, I’m sorry, clever men are very rarely fun.
I love mediocre sports teams
Sometimes, sports aren’t transcendent or even transcendently awful — they’re just... there.
We should all read more Jenny Diski
The late British writer was a master of precision and not overthinking things.
“Giving her content is my love language”: Meet the couples who TikTok together
The billion-person social network has become a financial boon for some couples. But how do they manage money, their relationship, and the incessant demand for new videos?
I’m Upset: Rich people should stop giving their kids long-ass names
For the love of Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, please stop.
Hitler’s horoscope has been trending for almost a century
Fascination with the astrology charts of famous Nazi leaders stems from a desire to know whether their evil may have been preordained by the stars.
How a small-town Canadian museum became a shrine to Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber’s grandparents didn’t know what to do with their famous grandchild’s old stuff, but the Stratford Perth Museum did.
We are where we piss
San Francisco’s lone open-air urinal is architectural masochism at its boldest.
Thanks for laughing, and remember your place
This year’s Oscars repeatedly referred to their lack of diversity — a joke that swiftly lost its humor.
The ecstasy of the agony: A quick guide to transcendental horror
In movies like ‘Midsommar’ and ‘The Lighthouse,’ supernatural forces liberate their protagonists from earthly concerns to a new plane of understanding.
Sometimes it makes sense why celebrities avoid the media
The internet is built to highlight the dumb stuff famous people say, as Billie Eilish learned this week.