‘Justice League’ is a great sleeping aid and not much more
They’ll never stop making comic book movies, but maybe they’ll stop making this one.
There are still things to be thankful for
Let’s talk about them on the phone.
The specific betrayal of Brand New
Brand New’s Jesse Lacey is the most famous emo musician to be outed as an abuser. His world is long overdue for a reckoning.
One made-for-TV movie to underwhelm them all
Revisiting a Lord of the Rings adaptation that went very wrong, as Tolkien’s series heads to Amazon.
Forensic Files is extremely my shit
Erik Hinton on his fascination with the long-running, true crime TV show.
The most hated poet in Portland
One tweet turned Collin Andrew Yost into a joke. Could he survive it?
The ‘search angels’ who reunite birth families on Facebook
How one online search group is working to connect adoptees with their origins.
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Acceptance speeches are extremely my shit
Aaron Edwards on the thrill of emotional displays of gratitude.
Silenced by stereotypes
The public is slow to legitimize assault allegations when they come from celebrities deemed “messy.”
Céline Dion is extremely my shit
Liz Plank on the Québécois singer’s offbeat charm.
My memes, my self
A viral meme-maker takes us into her process.
I love spoilers
Give them to me.
Who’s afraid of sugar?
Apparently, sugar is killing us. Or is it?
John Carpenter is extremely my shit
Joshua Topolsky on the how the horror film pioneer shaped his worldview.
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Active Listening: What you didn’t notice the first time
Songs (and videos) that make you think twice.
When “stan” became a verb
A brief history of the term’s evolution.
The 18-year-old rapper bold enough to just be MIKE
MIKE and the sLUms crew are changing the model for internet-bred rappers.