I can’t stop watching “Billions”
How a show about the most unrelatable lives on earth sucked me in.
Barack and Michelle are coming to Netflix
Finally, we might get a sequel to ‘The Wire.’
We haven't learned anything about what the internet is for since 1996
Another great day to be online.
It’s fine to be mean to racists and ghouls
The smug morality of journalists rarely serves anyone but themselves.
The only good men’s fashion is a luchador wearing a suit
A masked wrestler is never more respectable than when he wears his best business casual.
How do you fix a broken city?
These might not add up to full-on revolution, but hey, they’re a start.
You can now read thousands of complaints from people who got scammed on Match.com
PSA: It is not normal when your internet crush asks you to wire them money.
Tipping reinforces inequality. The restaurant industry wants to keep it that way.
As New York considers reforming its tipping system, restaurant owners have turned to dirty tricks to keep waitstaff wages from rising.
Old-School Texas Instruments books are a treasure trove of great graphic design
Love to master the TI-99 with my golden sword.
Cheaper paper won’t fix the news
A new bill proposes fixing our very broken media in the dumbest way possible.
What we loved this week
Here’s the entertainment that got us through the week of May 14, 2018.
ConPRmetidos is rebuilding Puerto Rico for Puerto Ricans
Almost one year after Hurricane Maria, a nonprofit called ConPRmetidos is trying to rebuild the island sustainably.
Nobody tell Trump he might fund Paris Accord climate research
The House snuck in money on a federal spending bill for a climate program that Trump wants to axe.
The war for Meek Mill’s attention
His political power amplified overnight, but who gets to sway his vote?
Facebook is tracking you on over 8.4 million websites
This is great and fine and not at all worrying.
Tomorrow Podcast 117: The TV is Lying
The world is falling apart and it all started with MTV's The Hills.
Mike Myers’ disappearing act
Once a wildly popular comedian, Myers has faded entirely into the margins, seemingly by choice.
R.I.P. Young King Dave
“Doink” will be a lasting addition to the weed-smoking lexicon
We rely on oil to make plastics. Now, plants can change that
Forget mitochondria. Lignin is the real powerhouse of the cell (wall).
Facebook partners with think tank to avoid breaking the world again
For a platform that isn't an actual extension of the government, it sure seems to need to be managed like one.