Features

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: (L-R) Editor-In-Chief Fast Company, Brendan Vaughan, Billy Eichne...

Guillotines and Talking Heads at the ‘Fast Company Innovation Festival’

The celebs are addicted to disrupting

SHARK TANK
Tarpley Hitt

A Celebration of the Incredible Fake Names on ‘Riverdale’

The teen drama is known for its insane plot, but there are also subtle delights

The Five Seasons
Bec Shaw

Fantasize in the Extreme!

On Nathan Fielder’s 'The Rehearsal' and Nick Drnaso’s graphic novel 'Acting Class'

Drama
Alexandra Tanner

‘Catherine Called Birdy’ Is Lena Dunham’s Best Work to Date

The writer/director's YA adaptation will win over audiences of all ages

girls
Fran Hoepfner

'How to Blow Up a Pipeline' Filmmakers Hope You Take Their Advice

Alongside author Andreas Malm, the foursome behind the new heist film discuss the limits of art and the demands of the moment

Movies
Corey Atad

In Defense … of the Ellipsis

Three little dots perfectly convey the experience of human consciousness

Hear Me Out...
Franklin Schneider

Meet the Stars of the "Jan. 6 Solidarity Truth Press Conference"

From Johnny Tabacco to Richard Citizen Journalist, they are all real guys you've heard of before

DO YOU REMEMBER THE 24th DAY OF SEPTEMBER
Tarpley Hitt

Why Does the British Monarchy Exist?

This seems like a fair question to ask right now

Royals
Tom Whyman

Why Is British Media Up in Arms About the 'New York Times'?

According to some commentators, the left-wing U.S. rag will not stop until the monarchy is abolished.

Wots All This
James Greig

Kate Berlant and No One Else

In her new/old Hulu special, Cinnamon in the Wind, the alt comedian has the stage to herself

LEAGUE OF HER OWN
Tarpley Hitt

‘Moonage Daydream’ Has a Lot to Show but Ultimately Not Much to Say

The new David Bowie documentary attempts the impossible: separating the artist from the man

Bowie
Robert Rubsam

Rachel Aviv Asks What We Can Say About Our Own Minds

‘Strangers to Ourselves’ is a subtle, deft, and fascinating look at mental illness in America

Books
Hannah Gold

Harry Styles Doesn’t Suck in ‘My Policeman’

The rest of the film is a bit uneven

TIFF
Adam Nayman

‘Barbarian’ Doesn't Live Up to the Hype

It's clumsy, jarring, and relies mainly on one stupid twist

Meh
Nicholas Russell

‘Blonde’ Is Beautiful and Full of Contempt

Andrew Dominik's highly anticipated film about Marilyn Monroe disappoints as both truth and fiction

Marilyn
Hannah Strong

‘My Son Hunter’ Fails to Own the Libs

Against all odds, it's not a very good movie

Cinema
Christian Lorentzen