The biggest mystery on TV is how every show became a puzzle box
‘Westworld,’ ‘Russian Doll,’ ‘True Detective,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ and many, many more — today’s shows ask us to solve The Big Secret one meticulous step at a time.
Tomorrow 156: The secret knowledge
It won't be found on Instagram.
What we loved this week: Navigating the Troubles on ‘Derry Girls,’ dying a lot in ‘Dead Cells,’ learning to make lunch from YouTube
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of March 18, 2019.
AAFU: My friends are hanging out without me
How do I bring this up without sounding petty?
This year’s hottest cultural trend is eggs
From Eggboy to heart health, the oval food has been in the news a lot.
The new auteurs of gaming
Blockbuster video games like ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ have gotten boring, but there’s never been a more diverse crop of engaging, budget-friendly games to play instead.
Tomorrow 155: 2020 battle royale
It's like Fortnite but we could all die.
A Democratic presidential candidate’s curious alt-right fandom
The “Yang Gang” loves Andrew Yang’s unconventional political ideas, and they love making memes about his unlikely shot at taking the White House.
What we loved this week: Baroness grow up, ‘Narcos’ puts us off cocaine, political tweets don’t matter
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of March 11, 2019.
Live, laugh, love like a ’70s supermodel
Cheryl Tiegs’s 1980 lifestyle book isn’t all that different from Instagram influencers.
The ambient jams of ‘Kankyo Ongaku’ will help you achieve full consciousness
An interview with the makers of a new compilation highlighting innovative New Age and avant-garde artists previously overlooked outside Japan.
Let’s all die on hover shoes
Remember hoverboards? Well, they’re back, and they’re way more terrifying now.
Congrats on your viral music video; here’s a thousand bucks
Emma Westenberg’s career took off when she helmed a wildly popular Janelle Monáe video. But for many music video directors, the path to profitability isn’t always straightforward.
‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ rewards people who don’t like podcasts
HBO’s new documentary provides a necessary visual element to the 'Serial' case.
Relive the trashiest red carpet looks of all time with @NightOpening
Dispatches from Hollywood’s Golden Age (a.k.a. 1994 to whatever year the movie ‘Wild Hogs’ came out in).
Tomorrow 154: A Momo like this
Some people wait a lifetime for a Momo like this.
What we loved this week: Ethan Hawke on Broadway, the dreamlike drama of ‘Milkman,’ a story about David Byrne getting mugged
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of March 4, 2019.
AAFU: My boyfriend of two years ghosted me
How do I get the closure I deserve?
The nerds who hate ‘Captain Marvel’
Search YouTube, and you’ll find dozens of wannabe gatekeepers who claim they know best about nerd culture, and definitely can’t stand Brie Larson.
When a vest is more than a vest
A viral Instagram account satirizes the fashion sense of finance bros, but reveals how we conceive of the professional class.