On Fassbinder, Pasolini, Marco Ferreri, Adam Curtis, and the limits of “counterculture” that operates within the system it criticizes.
Expect the black Superman movie to be snider and cutting.
On the hyper-real breakup of Erika and Tom Girardi.
DC's feature comic was a crucial and innovative contribution to the youth market and counterculture.
The man of steel faces his most persistent and powerful foes in Superman & Lois.
BQ on human folly, and the increasing urgency of an avian insurrection in order to save the planet from its own people.
Play At Home only ran for one season in 1984, but its potpourri gonzo variety programs are worth revisiting online.
Charlton Bullseye, “Dial ‘H’ For Hero,” and the Hamster Press collections present an embryonic version of today’s DIY aesthetic.
The Wall of the Hokey-Pokey.
On Marvel's What If? series and its bizarre temporal rearrangement of one of its most enduring characters, Conan the Barbarian.
Final scraps of Trump news are devoured, and the original inanity of social media (“Bean Dad” and cat photos) returns to timelines across America.
Why we’re losing our minds.
"Let's Do the Fink" is a grotesque dance craze parody.
Memo to 2020: you were real, you were fun, but you were never real fun.
Our cultural watchdogs are telling us that they're "problematic."
We're supposed to believe that Japanese life is a daily freak show.
Unconventional toys of the 80s proved that even innocuous trinkets could symbolize a revolt against mainstream standards.
Entertainment Weekly's build your own Avenger game is depressingly accurate.
A step-by-step guide to going viral by writing the hottest takes under the sun.
The young have long been killing the old.
When it comes to the Coronavirus, are you a Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, or Charlotte?
An hour with the screen icon, two years before her final theatrically released film, The Flintstones.
Promoting Raging Bull, a relative flop in its time.
Robin, Artie, and the King of All Media rip on Rush for selling chairs, toilet seats, and ties.
A brief collection of news reports on the death of one of the 20th century's most enduring screen icons.
The creator of The Twilight Zone talks about his craft with a group of college students sometime in the 1960s.
Michael Parkinson talks to the Swedish star, now nearly 40 years gone.
Five and a half minutes with the ever loquacious star.
A variety of topics are discussed in this excerpt from the 2017 episode "Valentimes."
From the October 9, 1970 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, with additional guest Lee Marvin.