Culture & Criticism
We dissect the weirdest show on TV right now.
Several homeowners are accusing husband-and-wife home renovation duo Candis and Andy Meredith of promising renovations that ended poorly. The Merediths deny the claims and after an internal investigation, Magnolia Network says they “do not believe there was ill or malicious intent.”
In the aughts, the actor was pummeled by the press for partying and plastic surgery. Now, she wants everyone to just move on.
In the second season of Netflix’s Cheer, we see an even uglier side of the sport.
Rusty Shackleford Agrees These 25 Incredible "King Of The Hill" Moments Still Hold Their Own 25 Years Later
It's been 25 years since we dropped into the Hill's home and saw how they do it in Arlen, Texas.
It’s almost like the show was made with the explicit purpose of convincing teenagers it sucks to be social media famous.
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We chatted about one of Netflix’s biggest films ever. (Spoilers ahead.)
“Someone once told me that my work is like that of an anthropologist, finding things and symbols that are from that time and comparing them to how they feel today.”
“I've invested too much hope only to be burned. I'm not going to hold stock in the future anymore.”
The media allowed misinformation to frame “debates” about trans identity and race in education. That has to change.
From Red Rocket to Benedetta to even, yes, House of Gucci, here are the movies we loved this year.
Our terrifying experience came to an end — but it took a lot of time and resources others might not have access to.
In some corners of the internet, it’s not “no.” It’s “naur.”
The newest Marvel movie had one of the biggest opening weekends in history. Does it live up to the hype? (Spoilers ahead.)
From the new HBO adaptation of Station Eleven to a Showtime show about cannibalism.
“I think it’s possible to acknowledge that you have benefited from a system that’s unequal without feeling shame or even guilt from it.”
The latest edition of Netflix’s burgeoning Selling franchise delivers both drama and stunning million-dollar homes.
From a novelistic account of the opioid crisis to fanciful short stories, these are the books we loved this year.
Spoilers: We unpack the explosive finale.
The people who are drawn to LuLaRoe are in it for more than just making money. And that’s what makes MLMs so harmful.
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
And Just Like That, we’ve got another cringey reboot.
Josh’s conviction is the latest fall from grace for the Duggars, who have spent the past two decades selling themselves as a wholesome family for others to emulate.
The children of original social media influencers like the Kardashians have their own accounts now. But should kids be influencers?
Choose between Vanessa Hudgens playing three characters or 56-year-old Liz Hurley playing 66-year-old Kelsey Grammer’s daughter!
Recent art about the late princess exploits and oversimplifies the royal’s trauma.
The songwriter has been making gay anthems for years. Now she's ready for her big label moment — on her terms.
In 1999, writer Alice Sebold published a memoir about her brutal rape almost 20 years prior. An overturned conviction casts the book in a new, even more painful light.