Jake Kleinman

Jake Kleinman is the Deputy Editor at Inverse where he oversees features, special issues, and recurring columns and franchises. He also writes regularly about movies and television.

Jake was previously the senior entertainment editor at Inverse and before that the video games editor at Mic. As a freelancer, his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vice, Lifehacker, Laptop Magazine, and elsewhere.

His favorite superhero movie is Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.

Inverse Codex

Solar Opposites Season 3 release date, plot, episodes, and Christmas special for the Hulu sci-fi cartoon

“It’s a mega season,” Justin Roiland tells Inverse. “We're never looking back.”

Robot Rock

Book of Boba Fett finally fixes the biggest oversight in Star Wars canon

Star Wars canon has always mistreated a certain type of character.


International TV and Film

Whether it's the latest Korean thriller on Netflix or a cool new French science fiction movie, Inverse can help you find the best sci-fi, fantasy, and horror on the planet.


Rick and Morty Season 5 Hulu release date revealed! What about HBO Max?

Hulu subscribers rejoice, but HBO Max fans might be Rickety-Rickety-Wrecked when it comes to streaming Rick and Morty Season 5.

The Way

Why 'Mandalorian' fans really need to start watching 'Boba Fett'

The Mandalorian Season 3 release date may be almost a year away, but we could be seeing Mando a whole lot sooner.

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'Boba Fett' just changed Star Wars history in one brilliant way

One of the most popular traditions in Star Wars may no longer be legal during the era of 'Book of Boba Fett' and 'The Mandalorian.' Did the New Republic finally do something good?


Behold! 11 jaw-dropping new pictures of Netflix’s The Cuphead Show!

Netflix just released the first trailer for The Cuphead Show! Let’s take a closer look...


Tajikistan: The Climate Crisis at the Roof of the World

The temperature is rising faster in Tajikistan’s Pamir Mountains (elevation 25,095 feet) than the global average. These are the stories of the people living through our coming climate crisis, today. This series was supported by the Pulitzer Center.

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'Boba Fett' finally confirms a mind-blowing Star Wars-Dune connection

The similarities between Star Wars and Dune are endless, but 'The Book of Boba Fett' just revealed arguably the most important one yet.

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Why does Boba Fett sleep in a Bacta Tank? Star Wars technology, explained

Boba Fett and Darth Vader have more in common than you think.


Space history

A retrospective series on the most important moments in humanity’s exploration of outer space.

The Force

Deleted Return of the Jedi scene reveals a dark truth about Star Wars

This resurfaced Star Wars scene explains a lot about one classic character.

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Godzilla vs. Kong release date, trailer, and cast for the big monster brawl

The MonsterVerse's next big showdown is here. Here’s everything to know.

Boba Time

'Boba Fett' is finally fixing the most annoying trope in Star Wars history

Star Wars has always been the story of the Skywalkers. 'Boba Fett' is changing that for the better.

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What do Tusken Raiders look like under their mask? The messy Star Wars canon, explained

Mando isn't the only Star Wars character hiding his face behind a mask...