Gabe Worgaftik
Contributor, The A.V. Club.
Jul 25 2019

It’s weird because, anecdotally, I’d argue that Gangnam Style had a *much* bigger cultural impact than Old Town Road (ie. your aunt knew what Gangnam Style was, but probably not Old Town Road.) Read more

Jul 22 2019

Here’s the thing, though: I’m not making fun of fishing or the game.

Jun 19 2019

There’s definitely a lot of stuff there that’s compellingly odd. Tom Cruise is trying to do some kind of Chris Pratt thing, which you’d understand why they’d want that in 2017, but coming from a dude in his mid-50s he just gives off uncomfortable divorced dad vibes. Read more

Jun 18 2019

That would have been a good name!

Jun 18 2019

See now this right here is a good stupid joke.

Jun 4 2019

For sure they’ll take the ratings, but not everyone who employs the Holzhauer/Arthur Chu approach is going to go on the same kind of headline- and ratings-grabbing winning streak as them. Read more

May 22 2019

As streaming services basically become cable TV and every media company starts to hole-up in its own proprietary streaming service, there is definitely an argument to be made for the renewed viability of, if not physical media, than at least media you can personally own. Read more

May 8 2019

Yeah, I definitely agree to an extent, the flat/young earth people come across as more genially dumb than the rest, but I think it’s the same type of thinking (“Why listen to what a consensus of people who have put their lives into studying this have convincingly determined when it’s easier/makes me feel smarter and Read more

Aug 3 2018

I can think of a third option.

Jul 17 2018

What part of the headline would you say the article did not deliver on?

Jul 9 2018

Right, except giant record labels *weren’t* doing it. Check out the linked article in the piece (—even into the 2010s, it was somewhat hard to imagine that all the record labels would be willing and able to get through all the red tape required to put (essentially) all their Read more

May 11 2018

Yep, my mistake, I did indeed mean 3. And surprisingly Anchorman is PG-13.