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9 New Podcasts That Will Be Your Next Obsession

Over the past few years, podcasts have become as much a part of our entertainment habits as watching TV, reading books, or listening to music. Every day, more talented people with stories to tell are getting into the game, and while the result is an industry that’s always fresh and flourishing, it …

TV

The cast of 'The Office' shares behind-the-scenes dish about the best episode ever (you know which one)

Few nights will ever compare to that one night <i>The Office</i> aired the "Dinner Party" episode and set a whole new bar for comedy.<p>The thirteenth episode …

TV

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the …

Dessert

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

“What’s Good” This Week: The 100 Best Songs of Q1 2018

“What’s Good” is Pitchfork’s new weekly playlist, curated by Pitchfork Founder and Editor-in-Chief Ryan Schreiber, bringing you highlights from new releases across all genres. It’s updated every Tuesday on Spotify and Apple Music with new songs released over the course of the previous weeks. This …

New Singles

The 15 Best Indie Tracks of March 2018

Is March over already? What a month! The music found on the chart this month is emotional and refreshing, yet full of swagger. This is dancefloor …

Extreme Sports

🔝 Favourite albums of 2018 so far?

Cant believe we’re already 3 months into the year. My 3 favourites are: Dead Magic by Anna Von Hausswolff …monolithic drones from a warm, dark place. …

Black Panther

The Best Albums of Winter 2018

The first three months of the year have already given us an abundance of great records—arguably more than one roundup can possibly include. The 25 …

New Albums

The Roast Chicken We’re Still Not Over—9 Years Later

Jennifer Hess joined Food52 “back when it was in the beta stage.” Since then, she’s won a recipe contest <b>eight times</b> (short rib chili! linguine with sardines!) and tallied up <i>28</i> community picks. (Go, Jennifer!) Also since then, our website—and Jennifer’s life—both have changed, a lot. She now has two …

Cooking

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

Breakfast

SXSW 2018: 30 Best Artists We Saw at the Austin Throwdown

Hop Along, Kelela, two nights at Willie Nelson's ranch and more<p><b>Courtney Marie Andrews March 17th, Cheer Up Charlies</b> Courtney Marie Andrews tends to …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pot Roast Recipe

"This roast is one of my family's all-time favorites. It makes the house smell amazing all day. If you have leftovers, the sauce is a delicious …

Cooking

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

8 Shockingly Awesome Ways People Use Store-Bought Pizza Dough — Pizza Playbook

Toss a pound of pizza dough into your grocery basket and a world of delicious possibilities are at your fingertips — with many going way beyond your …

Christmas Trees

This is the full list of Record Store Day 2018 releases

Drop the needle on these awesome one-off records<p>The best day of shopping for audiophiles and music-lovers, Record Store Day is back for 2018. Check …

David Byrne: ‘I’m able to talk in a social group now – not retreat into a corner’

At 65, the phenomenally creative David Byrne is still rock’s renaissance man. As he launches his first solo album in 14 years, he reveals why he’s started collecting reasons to be cheerful<p>The first time David Byrne came to the Roundhouse in Camden was in 1977, when his band, Talking Heads, …

University of Pennsylvania

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

17 True Crime Documentaries To Watch Before They Leave Netflix

The current pop culture fascination with true crime documentaries is real, and it is not going anywhere. If you're one of the many, <i>many</i> people …

Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from American Pleasure Club, Superchunk, and Nipsey Hussle top this week's list of essential new projects.<p>Every week, the <i>Noisey</i> staff puts together a list of the best and most important albums, mixtapes, and EPs from the week just gone. Sometimes that list includes projects we’ve written …

Pop Punk

On my radar: Tracey Thorn’s cultural highlights

The singer and author on 70s clubland, the photography of Andreas Gursky and a musical about a Sheffield drag queen<p><b>Born in Hertfordshire in 1962, Tracey Thorn is one half of</b> <b>Everything But the Girl</b><b>. She formed the band in Hull with her now husband, Ben Watt, and they released their debut album,</b> …

Greenwich Village

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

Cooking

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Books

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a paradigm shift in the chocolate chip cookie universe

As an avid cookie baker, I found myself oddly resistant to Alison Roman’s internet-famous salted butter and chocolate chunk shortbread.<p>Maybe it was that Roman had the audacity to insult traditional chocolate chip cookies in the introduction to the recipe in her book, <i>Dining In</i>: “I’ve always found …

Dessert

The 10 best straight-to-DVD films on Netflix

<b>The term straight-to-DVD may conjure up images of lame sequels featuring none of the original cast, brainless B-movies starring action heroes well</b> …

17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as <i>too much</i> of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and …

The Most Lovable Idiot on Television Is More Important Than You Know

Dumb as rocks but warm as a blanket, Jason Mendoza is changing Asian stereotypes.<p>Let’s assume you’ve never seen or heard of <i>The Good Place</i>. If you …

TV

After a Season From Hell, ‘The Good Place’ Rediscovers Optimism

<i>The Good Place</i> is the only half-hour comedy that makes you overanalyze promotional photos like a <i>Westworld</i> fan on Reddit—that’s what happens when a …

‘The Good Place’ Takes The Biggest Swings On Television

There are a ton of reasons to like <i>The Good Place</i>. It’s funny as hell, it’s sweet and thoughtful, it has the best food-related puns in television history, it has a great cast that goes at least six deep before you start counting its already impressive list of guest stars, it turned Blake Bortles …

TV

The Good Place Went Where We Least Expected It—Again

By the time the season two finale of <i>The Good Place</i> came around, I thought I had the show figured out, and was prepared to be pleased but not …