Stan by your man: 15 depictions of obsessive fandom

The third single from The Marshall Mathers LP earned Eminem some of the highest praise of his career, but back when “Stan” was grabbing VMA nominations and giving a three-year-old Dido single a piggyback ride up the charts, who would’ve guessed the song’s lasting legacy would be lexicographical? “Stan” is literally…

An unfortunate running list of food-industry sexual harassment and assault accusations [UPDATED]

The Time-lauded “Silence Breakers” movement started in September 2016 with revelations about sexual harassment and assault accusations against Hollywood uber-producer Harvey Weinstein. Although the original New York Times article containing those revelations led to a virtual avalanche of stories about other alleged…

How a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment in Uncle Buck inspired a Christmas comedy blockbuster

The John Candy movie Uncle Buck turns 30 today, and it remains an excellent watch. Writer/director John Hughes wisely put the charismatic Candy front and center as the title character, maker of giant pancakes, and driver of a car called the “Beast.” When the parents of three kids have to leave town unexpectedly, with…

Read this: A former Manson family member weighs in on Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

A significant portion of the new Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood deals with the Manson family. At one point, stuntman Cliff Booth gives a member of the family a ride home to the Spahn ranch, where he meets other Manson family members like Squeaky Fromme (Dakota Fanning), Gypsy (Lena Dunham), and…