16 gimmicky real-time entertainments (that actually work)

1. 24
It’s such a perfect idea for a TV series that it’s a wonder somebody didn’t think of 24 before its 2001 launch. Those willing to suspend disbelief far beyond normal expectations got a cracking good spy thriller, while everybody else could tune in to see how silly things got. With each real-time hour adding up to…

Boppin’ them on the head: 17 terrifying bunnies from pop culture

1. Bunnicula, Bunnicula (1979)
There’s nothing less likely to be evil than an adorable, fuzzy little bunny—or is there? Every year, Easter rolls around and providing both person-sized rabbits giving out candy and animated bunnies twitching their noses. But something about all that fuzzy innocence has inspired some…

With Decemberunderground, AFI rode tacit approval all the way to the top

In We’re No. 1The A.V. Club examines an album that went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts to get to the heart of what it means to be popular in pop music, and how that concept has changed over the years. In this installment, we cover AFI’s Decemberunderground, which went to No. 1 on June 18, 2006, where it stayed for