Kevin Durant is on a hot streak
Long vilified on and off the court, this summer Durant has embraced his innate surliness on Twitter.
The baseball field where it’s always 1858
As baseball becomes more unrecognizable under modern rule changes, some are holding onto the past.
What we loved this week: Revisiting a pre-Drake ‘Top Boy,’ the dazzling majesty of Uncle Baby Billy, drinking the good kind of cranberry juice
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of October 7, 2019.
A list of questions won’t help you crack a celebrity
The idea that profiles can provide us real insight is a silly one we should all get over.
AAFU: I begrudge my ex her success
Am I a shitty person if I can’t just be happy for her?
Joke’s on me for seeing this awful movie
‘Joker’ is a spectacularly meaningless film that justifies none of the endless discourse.
The dangerously cheesy collectible Cheetos market
Dozens of “rare Cheetos,” shaped like everything from Donald Trump to a squirrel, are up for sale on eBay. But who’s buying?
Fast Times at Cringemont High
Teen movies aren’t popular anymore. You can blame the power of cringe content for that.
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When internet stars cross over into mainstream entertainment, their fans don’t always know how to follow the rules.
‘Succession’ is a shitty show
The HBO show gets compared to Shakespeare because of the power dynamics, but the bodily fluids — the piss, the poop, the cum — are just as important.
What we loved this week: ‘MLB The Show’ is realistic yet fun, ‘Dr. Stone’ shows the power of love and science, Atlantic City rules even if you don’t like gambling
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of September 30, 2019.
My worst job was as a debt collector
A job selling tea ended up puncturing my illusions about the pleasures of city living.
Tomorrow 177: Unsubscribing and thriving
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AAFU: I’m 23 and have nothing to look forward to
What’s the point when the future seems so bad?
What we loved this week: James Ellroy stoked our paranoia, Your Smith soothed us, and peel noodles affected us on a quantum level
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of September 23, 2019.
Eight tons of punk
Facing rising San Francisco rent prices, the world’s largest collection of punk records and the anti-establishment music magazine that safeguards it must find a new home.
We were supposed to be living in pod houses
Introduced in the late ’60s, the Futuro house was shaped like a UFO, contained built-in shag carpet, and could be delivered by helicopter. Unbelievably, it never caught on.
The hairy morals of my childhood
The time-worn link between the body and self-worth, the limited ways in which women are “allowed” to be imperfect — these were ideas that I had touted from a young age.
Next year in the diaspora
How can American Jews comport their faith with Israel’s politics?
Slimy happy people
Inside the Slime Bash, the largest slime convention in the world.