We all know his name. We all know where he lives. We all know where he bowls. Social media has absolutely exploded in the 15-or-so hours since New York City announced its first confirmed Ebola case. New Yorkers have had much to say about the city's response (de Blasio's got this, btw), the fear-stok ... More >>
Jennifer Lawrence is both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it’s magnificent to watch.
Voice critics pick their favorite shows from the past year
A rash of recent news reports about flesh-eating humans -- the tally has hit at least seven in the last week -- has had a lot of people asking: Are we entering the zombie apocalypse? Two key things people do not seem to have asked (but should!): So what the fuck are zombies, anyway? And: Do zombie ... More >>
George Washington loses his head, plus some other good decay
If you have been keeping up with the tabloids, you might think that contract negotiations between the MTA and the Transport Workers Union Local 100 have come to a screeching halt. You might even be tempted to believe that the union is going to strike, leaving you stranded in the cold on an ... More >>
Technology might soon bring humanity a plant version ofIce-nine.
Father-and-son reunion, and a semblance of emotion
If you were here for the very real destruction of the World Trade Center on 9/11, you probably thought you'd never care to see a fictionalized depiction of the demolition of New York City. But Max Page figures you'll get over it, if you haven't already. Page's book, The City's End: Two Centuries o ... More >>
Last December, while promoting his movie I Am Legend, actor Will Smith made an appearance on Tavis Smiley. So why does that matter all these months later? Well, since then Smith has been in the news for what appear to be strengthening ties to Scientology, the wacky sci-fi religion that Will's budd ... More >>
It's a hard knock lifeand a creepy onein The Orphanage
Wynonna's backwoods backstory (and other therapy issues)
That old 'last man on earth' setup? It really works.