Shark Week Unofficially Began 240 Years Ago
John Singleton Copley's depiction of a shark attack is now an artistic masterpiece, but it used to be pop culture.
The Year America Took Out the Big Guns
2016 was all about weapons. Then it became one.
More Time Off Helps Nurses Get More Done
A Swedish municipal program proved that the six-hour workday can revolutionize a massive, growing industry.
The Sudden, Inevitable Rewiring of the American Left
When the Democratic Party gave up on technology, progressivism malfunctioned. Now, technophile liberals are preparing to fix a movement.
The Beginning and End of Retrofuturism
What do we make of a white evangelical future now?
6 Reasons to Suspect the American Space Vote Went to Trump
Where George R.R. Martin's Horse People Keep Their Living Language
The Rosetta Stone for Westeros and Essos is an outdated .pages file.
How Painting 'A Game of Thrones' Taught an Artist to Love the Lannisters
Real-Time Win Probability Will Change Football Forever
Machine learning will create a fan-centric statistical revolution.
Westworld's Other Revolution Is Scientific
Dr. Robert Ford, godhead, doesn't begrudge his creations the spirit of inquiry.
The 'Bicameral Mind' Explains What's Next for 'Westworld'
An obscure theory from the late 1970s is at the heart of TV's biggest mystery.
HBO Helps America Prep for the Automation Revolution
'Westworld' forces its audience to answer some uncomfortable questions about their core functions.
Why is Captain America Hanging in a Brooklyn Park at Night?
It's complicated. Way more complicated than it looks.
The Emmys Forgot 'Silicon Valley' is 100% Set Design
Nominate the tiki torches.
Ehrlich is 'Silicon Valley 'Season 4’s Only Hope
Yeah, he's annoying, but he might be apple to deliver a plot worthy of more than three episodes.
Independence Day: Resurgence' Proves Bill Pullman Was Evil
He saved us from aliens, but not from ourselves.
Why It's Bizarre Jack Barker is Quoting Omar From 'The Wire' on 'Silicon Valley'
Either HBO is getting self-referential, or the network execs are obsessed with Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The 'Silicon Valley' Horse Fucking Joke Should Make Engineers, HBO Writers Wince
Confronting value-creation can be a disgusting business.
'Silicon Valley' Hits Google's Dog, Prepares to Smash Palo Alto Office Culture
The professionalization of Pied Piper is just Mike Judge sharpening his teeth.
Did Science Solve the Bermuda Triangle Mystery? No. That's Not How Science Works
In which we learn a neat lesson about geoscience and that it's impossible to prove a negative.