Instagram’s rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Shame
Catatonicyouths is probably your favorite musician’s favorite Instagram account.
What we loved this week: ‘The Outer Words’ is truly open-ended, Charles Manson conspiracy theories are too spooky, and ‘Death Stranding’ finally exists
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of November 4, 2019.
You gotta Louvre the Mona Lisa
‘The New York Times’ thinks that the most famous painting in the world sucks and crowds up the Louvre, but that’s the point of the Mona Lisa.
Instagram pets don’t live forever, but their content can
It’s hard to tell adorable hedgehog Mr. Pokee from his replacement, adorable hedgehog Herbee. That’s the point.
Hannibal Buress might be a landlord, but he lives in our heads rent-free
The “Hannibal is a landlord” debacle illustrates the danger of assuming that our favorite celebrities share our politics.
Please, I am begging you, stop telling me which good books are actually bad.
The joys of aimless driving in video games
Shooting people is boring; sometimes, you’ve just got to hit the open road.
Damon Lindelof can’t stop treating his ‘Watchmen’ interviews like therapy sessions
I am tired of this Earth. These showrunners.
The podcast documenting skateboarding’s history in real time
‘The Nine Club’ captures the essential parts of skateboarding that happen when no one’s riding a board.
I’m Upset: Why do Millennials hate carpet?
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was telling us that hardwood floors were somehow authentic.
Why don’t we eat swans?
We’re not so squeamish about chicken, turkey, pigeon, or goose, but these long-necked beauties have long been off-limits.
What’s happening at Deadspin is a travesty
Fuck Jim Spanfeller and Paul Maidment.
Kanye West has risen — sort of
His Christian rebrand might be suspect, but Kanye’s gospel album actually finds some of the transcendence it promises.
The TikTok school of witchcraft and wizardry
The viral video platform’s witch community practices everything from wry memes to actual spell casting.
Tomorrow 179: Zuck off
How does Mark still have this job?
What we loved this week: ‘Children of Morta’ is a family experience, Alex Cameron explores toxic masculinity, birthday pie > birthday cake
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of October 28, 2019.
I’m Upset: Deadspin’s terrible, horrible, very bad, no good video ads
The new owners say they don’t want to change much. Well, here’s one change that sucks.
AAFU: I have a crush on an artist I’m bankrolling
How do I ask her out without making things weird?
New York, then and now
Between the 1920s and 1940s Percy Loomis Sperr took more than 30,000 photographs of New York City, capturing a city that still shapes the present day.
Let people talk shit in peace
Pedants complain that rudeness ignores logic. That’s the point.