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Am I watching Westworld wrong?

Like a video game, Westworld only works when you “play” it.<p>Many weeks, after my recap of <i>Westworld</i> posts on Sunday nights, I hear from readers.<p>Sometimes, those readers want to correct something I’ve gotten wrong, which is always welcome. But sometimes, those corrections aren’t actually correcting …

TV

You Can Finally See the Gruesome Monsters From A Quiet Place in All Their Glory

Like many of you, we loved John Krasinski’s surprise horror hit, <i>A Quiet Plac</i>e. But the one thing most people were “quiet” about during release was …

Horror

13 Reasons to Believe Aliens Are Real

<b>In the good old days,</b> the arrival of UFOs on the front page of America’s paper of record might have seemed like a loose-thread tear right through the …

Paranormal

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

Check out this definitive Westworld timeline ahead of the season 2 finale Sunday night

<i>Westworld</i> is primarily known for two things: murderous robots and confusing, intertwining timelines that can throw even diehard fans for a loop. In …

TV Series

Buckethead Shreds Solo After Solo During a Family Reunion Backyard Performance in 1991

In 1991, the incredibly talented Buckethead was convinced to come outside during a family reunion party to play an ad hoc backyard concert, during …

Concerts

PUBG rips off Fortnite’s Battle Pass, adds first-person mode

<i>PUBG Mobile</i> just got a huge update on mobile as it steps up its fight back against <i>Fortnite.</i><p>Its new Royale Pass, just like <i>Fortnite’s</i> Battle Pass, gives <i>PUBG Mobile</i> players the ability to unlock rewards as they level up. Daily and weekly challenges will be available to help you progress faster. The …

Gaming Industry

No, William isn’t a host on ‘Westworld’—here’s why

<i>Warning: This article contains spoilers for</i> Westworld<i>.</i><p>The idea that hosts could be hiding in plain sight on <i>Westworld</i> has been a lingering thread …

TV Series

‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 9: 5 Things You May Have Missed In “Vanishing Point”

<i>Westworld</i> sure has a funny way of celebrating Father’s Day. Yes, <i>Westworld</i> Season 2, Episode 9, “Vanishing Point” was all about daddies and the …

TV Series

WESTWORLD Builds to a Showdown, as Dolores Made Us Hurt

<b>The pain isn’t the only thing that’s real. So are the spoilers through Westworld season 2, episode 9.</b><p>Che Guevara shot defectors. He was a doctor, a …

TV Series

Westworld Approaches Its Endgame With Death, Tragedy, and a Few Major Revelations

If you watch <i>Westworld</i> for the shocks, last night’s installment couldn’t have disappointed you. And, while it didn’t reach the heights of last week’s …

TV Series

All 17 Jack-Jack powers in the Incredibles 2, explained

<b>Warning:</b> If you don't want Incredibles 2 spoiled for you, turn away now and go see it. Continuing to read without seeing the movie is no different from donning a cape and fighting crime. Let's just say it's ill-advised.<p>Near the end of The Incredibles 2, Mr. Incredible enthusiastically remarks that …

Animation

Why Did I Teach My Son to Speak Russian?

When bilingualism isn’t obviously valuable, you have to decide what you think of the language.<p>I no longer remember when I started speaking to Raffi in Russian. I didn’t speak to him in Russian when he was in his mother’s womb, though I’ve since learned that this is when babies first start …

Language Learning

The Legion Finale Was Beautiful and Disgusting

As I was watching <i>Legion</i>’s season finale, my husband peered around the corner just long enough to say: “This is kind of pretentious.” That sums up the …

TV

Kim Kardashian’s naked bod inspires Kanye West’s nude Yeezy campaign

#SUPERMOON<p>A post shared by Eli Russell Linnetz (@elirusselllinnetz) on Jun 12, 2018 at 1:15pm PDT<p>Those who follow Kanye West on Twitter woke up to a …

New Albums

I Just Played Spider-Man PS4, and It's Everything I Wanted

LOS ANGELES - During the 20 or so minutes I got to play Spider-Man PS4, I couldn't help but crack a big, dumb grin the entire time.<p>Between its tight …

PS4 Pro

'Fear The Walking Dead': Some Fans Think Madison Will Return as Alpha on 'The Walking Dead'

Madison Clark's mostly offscreen death in the Fear The Walking Dead season 4 mid-season finale has a subset of fans believing -- or hoping -- actress …

The Walking Dead

It's official, net neutrality is dead. Here's what that means

Net neutrality laws — or the set of regulations that required internet providers to treat all websites equally — were officially repealed today.<p>The …

Net Neutrality

Build A Variety Of Kids Motorised Vehicles With INFENTO

Why purchase just one wheeled toy for your children when you can purchase the INFENTO construction kit and build a wide variety of different …

Kids

A Series-Changing Exit On The ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Midseason Finale Has Hit Viewers Hard

<b>SPOILERS for the midseason finale of Fear the Walking Dead.</b><p>In the midseason finale of <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i>, we finally received the answer to the question that has been plaguing viewers all season long: Is Madison Clark alive?<p>The answer? No. Madison sacrificed herself to save her family.<p>Madison …

Fear the Walking Dead

Westworld’s Most Beautiful, Essential Story Gives Meaning to the Maze

"Kiksuya" gives a necessary voice to the Ghost Nation.<p>About 20,000 years ago, ancient people crossed the Bering Land Bridge into the Americas. This was tens of thousands of years before people elsewhere in the world were establishing religions that attempted to explain humanity's purpose on this …

TV

Second Trailer for THE PREDATOR Has a Big Surprise at the End

We told you <i>The Predator</i> was hiding something big. We didn’t expect they’d just reveal it so soon. But last night during the NBA finals (via Bloody …

NBA Finals

Is Agents of SHIELD Preparing for the Fantastic Four’s MCU Arrival? Well…

<i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> might be building up to something big. During a Reddit AMA with Head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb, one fan proposed a theory …

Comics

Discipline Kids With Positive and Negative Consequences

When most parents think about consequences for kids, they usually envision negative consequences, like time-out or taking away a video game. And …

Self-help

A Visual History of the Many Armors of Iron Man

When Iron Man made his debut in the Marvel comic <i>Tales of Suspense</i> #39 in 1963, he did so in a clunky piece of gray armor that looked something like a …

Comic Books

Into the Spider-Verse Could Connect All of Sony's Spider-Man Movies

<i>Into the Spider-Verse</i>is Sony’s first feature-length animated Spider-Manfilm, and it’s the first time we’ll see Marvel’s Miles Morales on the big …

Marvel Universe

Is David Finally Going to Become Legion?

This week was supposed to be the <i>Legion</i> season finale, at least until an extra episode was tacked on last month. I’d heard rumors this meant they were …

TV

David Haller has a taste of the darkside in Legion’s ‘Chapter 18’

David Haller had a taste of evil on Legion and it seems as if that might make the dark future that Future Syd talked about a reality.<p>On <i>Legion</i>, David …

TV

‘No Laughing or Screaming Allowed’ Is a Fast-Paced Storytelling Game That Will Have Everyone In Stitches

It's a tension-breaking, attitude-melter for a really crappy day.<p>“No Laughing or Screaming Allowed” is a hilarious storytelling game (and exercise in …

Parenting

Westworld Just Delivered Its Biggest Episode of All Time

Everything just happened at once. Let us break it down for you.<p>"Isn’t the pleasure in the story discovering it for yourself, Bernard?" Dr. Robert Ford asks as his creation while the two are chatting within the CR4-DL. Ford could be asking the same question to the obsessive <i>Westworld</i> audience, who …

TV Series