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  • Of Terminator and Motherhood: Why My Mom’s Franchise Fandom Finally Makes Sense

    The last Christmas I spent with my mother, we watched two movies of her choice: Casablanca (1942) and The Terminator (1984). Between rounds of chem...
  • Is The Lost Daughter a Horror Film?

    “When Is a Horror Movie Not a Horror Movie?” asked The New York Times in a November headline. Recent films like The Humans, Spencer, and The Lost D...
  • Exit Wounds: On the Roots of Violence—and Its Complicated Aftermath

    I should start with what happened: I’m on a bus, traveling back to Chicago on the first sweltering day of summer. Actually, the bus isn’t traveling...
  • Did you notice these 8 #ProudlyPinoy things from VALORANT’s Agent Neon trailer?

    Don’t you just love it when Filipinos are properly represented in series, movies and games? Aside from the recent #PinoyPride appearance in a Spide...
  • Where You Come From

    LOST IN THE STRANGE, DIMLY LIT CAVE OF TIME I live in Hamburg. I have a German passport. My place of birth lies past distant, unfamiliar mounta...
  • How Do You Kill a God? On Captain Cook’s Ill-Fated Arrival in Hawaii

    In a type of neoclassical painting one might call The Apotheosis of X, the dead hero is bundled up to heaven by a host of angels, usually in a wind...
  • 44 Writers on Their Favorite Books to Give as Presents

    With the holidays right around the corner and the looming supply chain issues, we thought it might be time to pull together a bookish gift guide. ...
  • Louisville Slugger Puts This Bass on Base

    One of the most recognizable instruments in both jug band and American folk music has got to be the washtub bass. Also known as gutbuckets, these i...
  • Impromptu Metal Detector Built From the Junk Bin

    Have you ever found yourself suddenly in need of finding a small metal object hidden in the woods? No? Well, neither have we. But we can’t say the ...
  • The longlist for the Dezeen Awards 2021 design categories has been revealed, with 308 projects selected across 12 categories.

    All longlisted design projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the Dezeen Awards website where you can find an image an...
  • Holikme Mop Broom Wall Holder only $9.59

    Get Holikme Mop Broom Wall Holder (4 Positions with 4 Hooks, Silver) for only $9.59. Tagged as: 697208580244 | Tools & Hardware Click here...
  • By Okla Jones ·August 18, 2021August 19, 2021

    Today, MTV Entertainment Studios and the Smithsonian Channel announced that the new docuseries, One Thousand Years of Slavery, would be produced b...