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Can ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Still Scare Me (an Adult)?

Testing the show’s power on its 30th anniversary

being brave
Kelly Conaboy
Whiteboard with "Tyleam," "Tylenol," "Ty Bye," and "Typhoon" written on it.

Nicknames So Good They Could Only Be the Work of this TikToker

From “Olivia” to “Trivia”? Her mind…

30 under 30
Fran Hoepfner
Young woman with red hair buying groceries in a local supermarket, feeling depressed by the high pri...

Failure to Cope "Under Capitalism"

The inability to do basic tasks is not always a political problem

Adulting: The Sequel
Clare Coffey
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JULY 15: Marcus Mumford attends Apple's "Ted Lasso" Season 2 Premiere a...

Mumford Is Doing Just Fine Without Sons

He got a tattoo of an Oscar

spielberg iphone music video
Fran Hoepfner

The Ceaseless Delight of ‘Nancy’

Ernie Bushmiller's comic about a mischievous eight-year-old is almost 100 years old and better than ever

sluggo is lit
Fran Hoepfner

Everyone’s a Loser In the Ongoing Wilde/Sudeikis Drama

Yes, even Harry Styles

do worry darling
Fran Hoepfner

The Difficulties of Helen DeWitt

Her new novelette, 'The English Understand Wool,' pits a young writer against the imperatives of modern publishing

Books
Jared Marcel Pollen

I Was Wrong About Rage Against the Machine

The band’s serrated, insurgent anarchy has never felt more relevant

Turn That Shit Up
Luke Winkie

James Franco Has the Same Physiognomy As Fidel Castro, As We All Know

And as a very confident press release for the upcoming Castro biopic reminds us

the disaster artist
Fran Hoepfner

‘The Goodby People’ Is One of the Great Los Angeles Novels

A new reissue is the perfect excuse to pick up Gavin Lambert's classic work

Books
Sam Russek

Last Days of Little Ellen: 'Little Ellen' Has Died

Another casualty of whatever is happening at HBO Max right now

Rest in Content
Olivia Craighead

Six Days With a Big Lollipop

I completed America's most disgusting treat

the lollipop guild
Fran Hoepfner

It’s Okay to Irish Exit a ‘Close Friends’ List

Thank you, but no thank you

miss type
Kelly Conaboy

The Good Little Pig Problem

Why readers on TikTok love this sentimental slop

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Elia Cugini

Regular Food Review: Hotel Waffle, Pt. 3

Third time’s the charm

🧇
Jenny G. Zhang

Consumerism Reports: $44 Coffee Pods Save America

Cometeer's frozen coffee capsules taste just like coffee

freeze!
Claire Carusillo

Can ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Still Scare Me (an Adult)?

Testing the show’s power on its 30th anniversary

being brave
Kelly Conaboy

Nicknames So Good They Could Only Be the Work of this TikToker

From “Olivia” to “Trivia”? Her mind…

30 under 30
Fran Hoepfner

Failure to Cope "Under Capitalism"

The inability to do basic tasks is not always a political problem

Adulting: The Sequel
Clare Coffey

Mumford Is Doing Just Fine Without Sons

He got a tattoo of an Oscar

spielberg iphone music video
Fran Hoepfner

The Ceaseless Delight of ‘Nancy’

Ernie Bushmiller's comic about a mischievous eight-year-old is almost 100 years old and better than ever

sluggo is lit
Fran Hoepfner

Everyone’s a Loser In the Ongoing Wilde/Sudeikis Drama

Yes, even Harry Styles

do worry darling
Fran Hoepfner

The Difficulties of Helen DeWitt

Her new novelette, 'The English Understand Wool,' pits a young writer against the imperatives of modern publishing

Books
Jared Marcel Pollen

I Was Wrong About Rage Against the Machine

The band’s serrated, insurgent anarchy has never felt more relevant

Turn That Shit Up
Luke Winkie

James Franco Has the Same Physiognomy As Fidel Castro, As We All Know

And as a very confident press release for the upcoming Castro biopic reminds us

the disaster artist
Fran Hoepfner

‘The Goodby People’ Is One of the Great Los Angeles Novels

A new reissue is the perfect excuse to pick up Gavin Lambert's classic work

Books
Sam Russek

Last Days of Little Ellen: 'Little Ellen' Has Died

Another casualty of whatever is happening at HBO Max right now

Rest in Content
Olivia Craighead

Six Days With a Big Lollipop

I completed America's most disgusting treat

the lollipop guild
Fran Hoepfner

It’s Okay to Irish Exit a ‘Close Friends’ List

Thank you, but no thank you

miss type
Kelly Conaboy

The Good Little Pig Problem

Why readers on TikTok love this sentimental slop

Waaaaaaa
Elia Cugini

Regular Food Review: Hotel Waffle, Pt. 3

Third time’s the charm

🧇
Jenny G. Zhang

Consumerism Reports: $44 Coffee Pods Save America

Cometeer's frozen coffee capsules taste just like coffee

freeze!
Claire Carusillo