Kevin Durant is on a hot streak
Long vilified on and off the court, this summer Durant has embraced his innate surliness on Twitter.
People keep trying to bring back phrenology
Perhaps their moderately sloped brows are driving them to this madness.
Will climate change kill Bigfoot?
What ecological collapse would mean for the world’s cryptid populations.
I’m Upset: Tim Cook is a gigantic hypocrite
The supposedly high standard he has set for Apple doesn’t apply to Hong Kong.
The baseball field where it’s always 1858
As baseball becomes more unrecognizable under modern rule changes, some are holding onto the past.
Kurt Schlicter is the nutjob of the moment
The middling conservative commentator is Trump’s favorite new guy, but who is he?
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.
A Good Place: Flea has a book club
The bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers loves art and literature, and he is not afraid to use Instagram to tell everyone all about it.
AAFU: I begrudge my ex her success
Am I a shitty person if I can’t just be happy for her?
He’s not a war criminal, he’s my friend
Big week for pals of very, very bad people.
This prediction market has Hillary Clinton in third place to win the Democratic primary
What the hell?
I don’t feel positive about my body
And I shouldn’t have to.
Joke’s on me for seeing this awful movie
‘Joker’ is a spectacularly meaningless film that justifies none of the endless discourse.
I spent a week being wrong online
Is the best way to find the right answer on the internet to post the wrong one?
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?
How geese became the assholes of the sky
Of course the main character of everyone’s favorite new video game is a horrible goose. What other kind is there?
Fast Times at Cringemont High
Teen movies aren’t popular anymore. You can blame the power of cringe content for that.
Tomorrowland’s empty hope
Walt Disney’s 1955 dreamworld is painfully out of sync with the present. Can it survive?
The cleverness of stupidity
Whether real or feigned, the political and media establishment are clearly benefitting from being very dense.