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The Americans finale proved there are TV fates worse than death

There’s more to high-stakes TV than a high body count.<p>One of the biggest trends in TV storytelling in the 2010s has been the rise of character deaths as a plot device. It had become so pervasive — and so ineffective — that I wrote an article attempting to diagnose the problem in 2016.<p>But something …

TV

'The Americans' ended with one of the greatest series finales ever, and it marks the end of TV's Golden Age

FX's "The Americans" ended its six-season run with an excellent final season, and a gut-wrenching series finale. The end of the show, which made its debut in 2013, also marks the end of an era of television: the Golden Age of prestige, character-driven dramas that started with "The Sopranos."<p>When …

TV

The war on gluten

The patients weren't crazy—Knut Lundin was sure of that. But their ailment was a mystery. They were convinced gluten was making them sick. Yet they …

University of Chicago

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Ever buy an original PS3? Sony may owe you $65

Remember when Sony said your PlayStation 3 would be a "computer," not just a game console? Remember when Sony backed up that claim by letting anyone (including the US Air Force) install Linux on the thing? Remember when Sony broke its promises by unceremoniously deleting that "OtherOS" feature with …

Class Action

Marvel Movie Club: Is Captain America: The Winter Soldier still the best MCU film?

<i>As we count down to the long-awaited uber-team-up</i> Avengers: Infinity War <i>(out April 27), EW’s Marvel Movie Club is preparing by revisiting the entire</i> …

Marvel Universe

Join the Marvel Movie Club and revisit every MCU film ahead of Avengers: Infinity War

Can you believe the Marvel Cinematic Universe will turn 10 this year? In the past decade, the Disney-owned studio has effortlessly redefined Iron Man …

Marvel Universe

Netflix Releases Full Trailer For 'Lost In Space' Revival

How is this not a film?<p>The first full trailer for Netflix's <i>Lost in Space</i> revival – the only revival we're acknowledging, by the way – has arrived, and it's pretty stunning.<p>Promising breathtaking visual effects, serious sci-fi action and even a hint of much-welcome comedy, it's hard to believe that …

These Ascend-1 wireless earbuds last six times longer than Airpods

popsci shop<p>Enjoy 30 hours of superior sound, now at 40 percent off MSRP.<p>Battery life is always a concern when you upgrade to wireless tech. But with their supplied case, the Ascape Audio Ascend-1 Truly Wireless Earbuds can keep going for 30 hours straight. What’s more, that playtime is filled with …

Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

<i>This post was first published on Feb. 15. It was updated on May 18.</i><p>BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and 2008, major school …

Guns

Black Mirror Timeline Explained

Season 4 finally confirmed that Black Mirror takes place in a shared universe. Here's how all of the episodes connect to each other, and a timeline of the events in the show.

Dune Remake Will Be At Least Two Movies

<i>The sleeper has awakened!</i><p>After far too long, someone is taking another crack at <b>Dune</b>, Frank Herbert's classic series of science fiction novels. In …

Ketamine shots are a ‘powerful’ treatment for depression, doctor says

<b>A doctor said she was astonished by how well ketamine helps patients suffering from depression.</b><p>Dr Kathleen Wong, who runs the Bridges to Wellbeing …

Numb

The ‘Last Jedi’ backlash provides a useful primer in how not to watch a movie

It took only two weeks and change for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" to become the highest-grossing movie of 2017, with the latest installment of the 40-year-old action-adventure serial now having earned more than half a billion dollars at the box office. The success of "The Last Jedi" isn't exactly …

Star Wars

Michael Rapaport Rips 'Holier Than Thou' John Oliver Over Dustin Hoffman Confrontation (Video)

HBO host is a “fake-ass motherf—ing freedom fighter.,” says “Atypical” star<p>Michael Rapaport has responded to John Oliver’s confrontation of Dustin …

John Oliver

Watch Jordan Peele Respond to Some Great Get Out Fan Theories

“I love this theory,” Jordan Peele says. “It is completely false.”<p>In a great video via Vanity Fair, Jordan Peele, director behind the fantastic <i>Get …

Jordan Peele

James Franco’s X-Men spinoff will be a ‘hard R’ in the vein of Logan, Deadpool

‘We’re going to ... push it into a new genre’<p>Actor James Franco affirms he’s working with longtime X-Men producer Simon Kinberg on an “X-Men property” that will reflect newer, adult-oriented superhero movies like <i>Deadpool</i> and <i>Logan</i>.<p>Franco told The Hollywood Reporter that he couldn’t divulge too much …

Comics

Given what happens in Justice League, what was the point of Superman’s death?

Apparently the world does need a Superman<p>“Where is Superman?”<p>That question haunted <i>Justice League</i>’s marketing campaign, as millions of people (or possibly just me) obsessively wondered where the Man of Steel was in the film. Now that <i>Justice League</i> is here, we finally know the answer to that …

Megyn Kelly says she doesn't exercise and swears by the 'F-Factor diet' to stay trim — here's the science behind it

Like many of us, Megyn Kelly doesn't have time to go the gym.<p>In a small section of her 2016 autobiography, "Settle for More," Kelly, the host of NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today" who formerly anchored shows on Fox News, describes how she stays svelte and healthy — and a workout routine isn't part of her …

With Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, virtual reality is finally ready for prime-time

The Void and ILMxLAB takes guests to a galaxy far, far away<p>Last week, I visited the lava planet Mustafar, infiltrated an Imperial base as a stormtrooper, battled alongside the cantankerous droid K-2SO, and collected data on a piece of secret Imperial cargo that could have far-reaching ramifications …

Board Game Buyer’s Guide: Great $20 (Or Less) Games For Gifting

<i>This year, the Geek & Sundry editorial contributors have come together and collaborated to put together several curated lists of games. Whether</i> …

Ben Affleck Sounds Like He Wants to Quit Batman After 'Justice League '

Is Batman’s cowl going up for grabs? That may be the case in a <i>very</i> interesting quote from Ben Affleck in a new interview, where Affleck hints he’s …

Ben Affleck

One Blasphemer’s New Admiration for Mormons

The quickest and most full-throated condemnations of Roy Moore and his defenders came from members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.<p>Years before the <i>South Park</i> guys’ <i>The Book of Mormon</i> made a fortune by making fun of the unbelievable theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of …

Religion

Ben Affleck Doesn’t Know If He’ll Play Batman After Justice League

With <b>Ben Affleck</b>‘s longtime on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again relationship with playing Batman in …

Ben Affleck

8 Totally Miscast X-Men Roles (And 7 They Actually Got Right)

The X-Men movies exist in a weird place in pop culture where they’re just entertaining and iconic enough to be worthy of attention and respect, yet …

Comics

Gadot flexes Wonder Woman muscles to get alleged sex offender off sequel

Report says Israeli star demanding financier be dismissed before signing on to lucrative second movie.<p>><br>• ><p>Gal Gadot 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards - …

Totallee offers the most minimalistic collection of super thin iPhone X cases

If you are looking for a sleek and slender case to wrap your new iPhone X in, look no further than totallee. Totallee has been making super thin iPhone cases since 2013 and now offers a collection of ultra minimalistic cases for the newly released iPhone X. Totallee has made a name for itself in …

Destiny 2 Faction Rallies Exploit Lets You Earn Tokens Very Quickly

Destiny 2's latest weekly reset has introduced the second-ever Faction Rally event. The first instance saw an exploit that could be utilized to rapidly acquire Faction Tokens, which are redeemed for engram packages that include Faction Rally armor, weapons, and rewards. A new exploit has now been …

Destiny 2