“Cult movie” is a hard thing to pin down. And yet, Nerve pins down 50 of them.
Communist leaders in China are proposing some of the tightest limits on media and Internet freedoms in years.
For The Millions, Chris Barsanti reviews The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael.
John Carpenter’s first student film has been unearthed.
The world’s population is expected to hit seven billion in the next few weeks. After growing very slowly for most of human history, the number of people on Earth has more than doubled in the last 50 years. Where do you fit into this story of human life?
Black voters’ support for Barack Obama is steady and strong.
This excerpt from I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution concerns the genesis of The Real World.
Related: Musicians recalls the birth of MTV.
John McCarthy, the father of artificial intelligence, dies at 84.
A woman gave birth to a baby boy
with skinny jeans in a Brooklyn art gallery this week.
Herman Cain puts the Cain back in United States of Americain:
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