50 years of conspiracy theories.
How Marvel’s New Universe holds up—or not—three decades later.
Screenwriting guru Syd Field dies.
Foul play could be to blame for Brittany Murphy and her husband’s deaths.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot’s prison letters to Slavoj Žižek.
The reports of the death of cultural criticism have been greatly muddle-headed.
Thanks to BitTorrent, you can remix Moby’s new album.
Nick Pinkerton on the distinct approaches of Rushmore and Election.
Matt Zoller Seitz reviews Bill Cosby’s first standup special in 30 years.
Americans: Why do you keep refrigerating your eggs?
How Breaking Bad could have ended:
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