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The artistry of the late Richard Williams, from Roger Rabbit to the Pink Panther

American Factory, the first film in the Obamas’ Netflix slate, is one of the year’s best docs

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Where Sicko Mode’s weirdest moments came from

Art Spiegelman, creator of Maus, calls out Marvel Comics for its “apolitical” politics

Billie Eilish, the neo-goth, chart-topping 17-year-old pop star, explained

The Terror: Infamy turns America’s WWII internment camps into a bleak ghost story

Apple’s The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, looks dour and joyless in its first trailer

The Archive of Our Own just won a Hugo. That’s huge for fanfiction.

What HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones gets right about evangelicals

5 winners and 5 losers from Succession season 2, episode 2, “Vaulter”

This one scene explains what makes Netflix’s Mindhunter so scary

Meet the medieval Welsh poet who wrote odes to her vagina

How the Hong Kong protests created the #BoycottMulan campaign

Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a plodding, baffling misfire

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Teen TV needs more stories about boys of color. David Makes Man is a good start.

Good Boys is a very funny reminder of how great it is to not be a tween anymore

Danny McBride and John Goodman on God, capitalism, and wearing cool pinkie rings

The controversy surrounding Jay-Z’s new partnership with the NFL, explained

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With “Lover,” Taylor Swift shows she can still write a perfect love song

The case against summer camp

Barack Obama’s 2019 summer reading list celebrates a diverse group of authors

The director of one of the year’s weirdest documentaries doesn’t really care if you like his movie

Cardi B and Bernie Sanders’s video, and her longstanding interest in politics, explained

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’s many, many controversies, explained

“Christian girl autumn” was about mocking white women. Then they stole the joke.

Netflix’s Derry Girls is the best teen show out right now

The Hunt’s cancellation and Hollywood’s history of self-censorship, explained

Cardi B’s very on-brand love for Bernie Sanders, explained

The Handmaid’s Tale closes a messy season with a surprisingly satisfying finale

Social media’s conspiracy theory problem isn’t going away

WordPress could give Tumblr the thing it needs most: stability

CNN’s Chris Cuomo said “Fredo” is like “the n-word” for Italians. It’s … not.

The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s Little Women promises a focus on women’s ambition, not romance

How filmmaker Nanfu Wang exposed the global repercussions of China’s “one child” policy

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We measured pop music’s falsetto obsession

GLOW season 3 loses some of its trademark fun amid all the bloat

The fish tube is more than a meme. It could help save ecosystems.

How aggressively cute toys for adults became a $686 million business