Ted Cruz does not live on Planet Earth
By attempting to ridicule Beto O’Rourke for his opposition to police brutality, Cruz is inadvertently giving his opponent a valuable platform.
Hangover IV drips aren’t all they’re cracked up to be
The FTC has charged an IV cocktail company with making false claims.
What we loved this week
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of September 17, 2018.
Dean Winters is the only celebrity for me
Many famous people insist on being bad or conspicuously visible. Winters, thankfully, is just there.
Despite its reputation, weed is still illegal in the Netherlands
Once a progressive oasis, the country is falling behind the rest of the world in managing its cannabis supply chain.
Remembering the past won’t save us from the future
The curse of Santayana in the age of climate change.
Tomorrow 133: Erika Allen and the goths
Wait, is Batman a goth? Is Oscar the Grouch? Is Dr. Harold Bornstein?
‘Bust a Groove’ is a proper PlayStation Classic
The newly announced mini-console will come with recognizable PlayStation games — it should also come with this.
Goths for Trump
Inside the unholy alliance of goth culture and radical right politics.
The warped reality of Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn
In a recent ‘New York Magazine’ interview, the couple would like you to forget everything you know.
French girl fashion is... how do you say... le bullshit
The one trend that refuses to go away.
Why Joker memes took over the internet
From Ledger to Leto, the Clown Prince of Crime now stands for something much dumber than ever intended.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Dumbass
The man who kicked off the FBI Russia probe is a laughing stock in Australia.
This year’s hottest cultural trend is Blockbuster nostalgia
There’s just one Blockbuster left in America, and millions of feelings about it.
I had a mastectomy to lessen my risk of breast cancer. Does new science say that was a mistake?
A new study used CRISPR to reconstruct all of the possible BRCA gene mutations, and the odds that they all lead to cancer may be lower than the company that created the BRCA test would like us to believe.
Is populism the future for the left?
Chantal Mouffe’s new book is optimistic about radicalizing democracy. Not so fast.
Obsessed with Cyberpunk 2077? Here are 22 fantastic cyberpunk things to play, watch, read, and hear
Find a way to pass the excruciating, indefinite amount of time until the game’s release.
By Joshua Topolsky
It’s okay to quit
Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis retired at halftime, instead of destroying himself for an awful team. Good for him.
Michigan’s water crisis is rapidly extending beyond Flint
Miss Michigan used her pageant airtime to speak up for Flint, as well as several other water crises in the state.
Message to my haters: You are correct, I’m a Neanderthal
I am more Neanderthal than 96 percent of 23andme customers. What does this mean?