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It’s the End of the World As We Know It…
...and you feel like crap.
Marlon Brando: Hollywood’s Complex, Conflicted Cassandra
All else aside, writes William J. Mann, the actor was "a voice in the wilderness warning about the celebrity culture he spied coming down the tracks."
What Finally Killed Off Superman? American Fascism
How America finished off the superhero that he was always meant to embody.
The Right Horror Flick to Distract From America’s Nightmare
Or maybe just watch "Queer Eye" again and remember the world isn’t always a big scary place run by a clown.
John Lennon as Only His Half-Sister, Julia Baird, Knew Him
As Tolstoy said, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The Lennon-Bairds were no exception.
I Won’t Calm Down: Taylor Swift, Kellyanne Conway and the VMAs
Don't tell me that I "need to calm down," Taylor. Oh, and please, Kellyanne, don't sing.
Trump Sacrifices Pro-Conservative ‘The Hunt’ to His Own Victim Complex
"The Hunt" reminds us: seldom is enjoyable art also emperor-sanctioned cult messaging.
How Abortion Narratives Are Changing in Hollywood
Amazingly, encouragingly, the subject is suddenly everywhere.
For Indie Artists, Does the Daisie App Match the Hype?
It's the wild, wild west (of Westeros).
Latinx Artists Probe Sci-Fi in ‘Mundos Alternos’
Artists from across the Americas playfully show that science fiction has always been a metaphor for addressing complex political and social realities.
Why Professional Wrestling Should Be in the Theater Conversation
Why not? After all, writers create the narratives and matches have predetermined outcomes.
How ‘Nailed It’ Fails It
Join us, as we mourn the death of craft.
For Bob Dylan Musical, Conor McPherson Jettisons the Jukebox
"Hurricane," "Forever Young," “Like a Rolling Stone” -- but not always where you'd expect them.
Punishing Faith Fennidy For Her Black Hair Is What’s Unnatural
Discrimination against Black hair is a modern way of keeping us out of spaces we had to fight, march and protest our way inside.
Hannah Gadsby Just Killed Comedy As We Know It
First she shows how her jokes work. Then you're left appalled at why you laughed in the first place.
How Do You ‘Queer’ a Pop Song?
An excellent tribute to a legendary gay dance party raises awesome gnarly questions.
Remember How ‘This Is America’ Distracted Us?
Americans don’t have amnesia about mass violence, we have no attention span.
Childish Gambino and the Music of the Marginalized
Singing tales of all-too-common threads.
“Fail-Safe”: Remember When Nukes Weren’t a Punch Line?
Why aren't we worrying about the bomb?
No, Claire Berlinski: #MeToo Isn’t Going Too Far
Not when there are restaurant rape rooms and Louis C.K. is just fine.