[The following is minimally spoilery for El Camino, though it discusses plot points from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. I think the comments should be considered a spoiler zone for all three works
A year ago today, I went to get a flu shot and inadvertently kicked off a medical odyssey that took up nine months of my life and ended up requiring surgery. It also gave me a more comprehensive view
By now you’ve probably watched “Back-To-School Essentials”, the brilliant, harrowing PSA released by non-profit Sandy Hook Promise. It’s embedded above if you haven’t, bu
The final results won’t be published before Friday, and it’s likely that there will be movement in the realm of one or even two Knesset seats for some of the parties. But from the looks of
Welcome back to A Political History of the Future, our series about how science fiction constructs its social, political, and economic futures. Our topic this time is Russell T. Davies’s miniser
Lili Loofbourow is typically excellent on the topic of Jane Mayer’s attempted exculpation of Al Franken. The opening alone is a work of art. Former Sen. Al Franken has gotten his revenge on Sen.
The Atlantic has a long, detailed overview of the MH370 disappearance, which turned five earlier this year. Written by William Langewiesche, it constructs a straightforward timeline of events: on the
Writing in the New Yorker, Masha Gessen takes HBO’s recently-concluded, and for the most part universally-lauded, miniseries about the Chernobyl disaster to task for failing to grasp Soviet powe