Jonathan Majors Is Enjoying His Villain Era
On the precipice of his biggest year yet—with starring roles in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Creed III—Majors is finally at peace.
Streaming Is Too Big for Its Own Good
Viewers are overloaded with content. And as Netflix and other major services are now learning, blind excess comes at a cost.
Reality TV Has Become a Parody of Itself
Nobody Knows How to Watch Movies Anymore
What to Do When Netflix Won’t Let You Share Your Password
Sharing your streaming service is about to get a lot harder, but you’re not out of options.
Cocaine Bear Is a Buzz Kill
The movie seems destined for internet infamy but doesn’t live up to the promise of its viral trailer.
The 25 Best Amazon Prime Shows Right Now
From The Underground Railroad to Rings of Power, these are our picks for what you should be watching on the streamer.
The 11 Best Amazon Prime Movies Right Now
From Shotgun Wedding to Licorice Pizza, these are the best films available on the streamer.
The Debate on Deepfake Porn Misses the Point
Online discussions tend to focus on the fact that the images aren’t “real,” ignoring the real harms caused.
Final Fantasy XVI Is What Happens When Developers Grow Up
The latest in the 36-year-old series is far darker than its predecessors.
I Got a Destiny 2 Rocket Launcher and It’s My Whole Life Now
Bungie sent me a real-life (Nerf) Gjallarhorn. I was not prepared.
Loverwatch Left Me Wishing For a Third First Date
Overwatch 2’s new limited-time dating sim lets you romance Mercy or Genji, but I want so much more.
Six-Word Sci-Fi: Stories Written by You
Here's this month's prompt, how to submit, and an illustrated archive of past favorites.
Keke Palmer Is OK With Being Left Out of the Group Chat
The actor and new parent talks about her TV network, giving Black creators opportunities, and a group text her sisters and friend didn’t add her to.
Sci-Fi Publishers Are Bracing for an AI Battle
Fantasy and sci-fi publication Clarkesworld has been hit with hundreds of submissions from writers using chatbots. Others are prepping for an onslaught.
The ChatGPT Reincarnation of the Marquis de Sade Is Coming
“Loab” was just the beginning. Artificial intelligence will soon dredge up all kinds of secret fascinations and fears.
We’re All Living Under Gravity’s Rainbow
Looming apocalypse. Paranoid conspiracies. Rocket-obsessed oligarchs. As Thomas Pynchon’s novel turns 50, its world feels unnervingly present.
How Rihanna Pioneered a New Kind of Super Bowl Performance
The singer gave much of her halftime show performance atop seven suspended platforms. It was all in the name of protecting the grass.
Def Jam Just Signed a Bunch of NFT Whales
The famous label’s new deal with a virtual band is being called “metaverse music history in the making”. I have questions.
Raphael Saadiq Found the Perfect Sound for Marvel’s New Show
The legendary R&B musician rooted the music of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur in classic New York—just like the show itself.
The Marvel Movies From Worst to Best—and Where to Stream Them
How to Protect Your Kids From Adult Content—Without Censorship
The 8 Best Movies on Hulu This Week
TikTok’s De-Influencers Tell You What Not to Buy
Love in the Time of Fentanyl Tells the Whole Truth
I Found My Chosen Family on Social Media
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How to Watch Something Other Than the Super Bowl
What Web3 Can Learn From Archive of Our Own
The Twitch Seinfeld Show Proves AI Shouldn’t Write Comedy
How the Artists of Destiny 2 Gave Life to Its Big, Bad Enemy
What Creepy Video Game Sounds Do to Your Brain
The 19 Best Shows on Hulu Right Now
The Last of Us’ Original Joel Was Skeptical of the Show
The 10 Best Games on PlayStation Plus
The Paradox of the Tyre Nichols Video
44 of the Best Movies on Disney+ Right Now
35 of the Best Shows on Disney+ Right Now
The Last of Us Is All I Want to Talk About Right Now