Traveling is stressful, especially since you now have to choose between being irradiated and having a stranger brush your taint with the back of their gloved hand in order to enter an airport. One way to make it much, much worse, however, is to insist on going through a terrifying bag-tube on a conveyor belt because…
Watching audition tapes always feels very invasive, like you’re bursting into an actor’s trailer and demanding they read the phone book in character. This one is particularly intimate, as it’s between Outlander’s Sam Heaughan and Caitriona Balfe. The heat—it is hot.
Government often initiates drama on a global scale, but interpersonal feuds will erupt in heated moments. The residents of 10 Downing Street were recently treated to the sight of two civil servants in a knock-down drag-out cat fight.
Dogs are infiltrating every corner of public life. Where there were once clear rules—no dogs in grocery stores, cafes, or the workplace—are now just gentle suggestions. Big Dog is getting its way.
It’s been 14 years since The Incredibles introduced us to a family of superheroes. The new trailer for The Incredibles 2 picks up right where it left off, but it definitely feels more like a movie from 2018. Mom is getting the hell out of the house while Mr. Incredible stays home and deals with the bratty kids.…
Frank Ocean released a cover of Johnny Mercer’s “Moon River” on Valentine’s Day, in case you weren’t already sobbing in the shower while eating discount chocolate.
A judge has dismissed a copyright case against Taylor Swift for her popular song “Shake It Off,” saying the lyrics within were too banal to be copyrighted. Ouch.
Netflix has released the trailer for the third season of its rom-com Love, which is appropriate for St. Valentine’s Day. Less appropriate: Love is cancelled.
Marie Kondo’s books have sold more than 8.5 million copies, but how do you reach people who hate books? Broker a deal with Netflix.
Originally, during Lent, you couldn’t eat meat, except for fish. Then rabbits snuck in. As with most religious traditions, the story of why is built on a foundation of lies.
When contestant Bekah Martinez left The Bachelor this November, she headed up to a friend’s weed farm in the mountains for some much needed R&R. Unfortunately, she was also without phone service, leading her mother to file a missing person report. That Martinez was technically a missing person didn’t become common…
On Wednesday, devout Catholics will be faced with a difficult choice. Do they commit to the commencement of Lent with Ash Wednesday, a day set aside for fasting, self-reflection, and sacrifice? Or do they celebrate St. Valentine’s Day and dine on wine, chocolate, and decadent meats with their SO? Tough choice.
Director Alex Garland adapted his movie Annihilation from a book of the same name, by Jeff VanderMeer. Some changes have been made to the film’s protagonist in the jump from page to screen: she’s no longer Asian.
Michelle Wolf has been a writer for years on Late Night With Seth Meyers and The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. Netflix is finally giving a woman who writes late-night jokes the opportunity to actually tell them, too.
For those of you keeping tabs on the Olympics, this week is a good time to get into bobsledding, because training heats begin on Thursday. If all you know about Olympic “bobsleigh” begins and ends with a viewing of Cool Runnings, you could stand to learn a little more.
In 2011, an Oxfam aid worker named Roland van Hauwermeiren and another unidentified employee were removed from their posts amidst accusations of sexual misconduct. The event was immediately brushed under the rug to protect the organization’s reputation, but the charity’s failure to address the men’s behavior sooner…
The luge has flown by quickly at PyeongChang. Men’s singles have finished, with Team USA’s Chris Mazdzer taking the silver. Tuesday and Wednesday will reveal the women’s singles and doubles winners, and Thursday is the team relay. So in preparation, what the heck is luge?
In honor of Judy Blume’s 80th birthday, NPR broadcast an interview with the author, in which she weighed in on the #MeToo movement and whether or not she was able to separate art from the artist.
The Olympic Games are here. You might say they snuck up on you before you had a chance to even really research what the heck is going on in Pyeongchang. If you might say that, this cheat sheet to catching up on figure skating might help.
Young Adult literature is a booming industry, but it has changed a lot since this writer was a hormonal teen reader. Where do the kids go for literary smut these days? The educational, respectful smut?