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18 Photos Inspired By Japanese Anime

My name is Davide Sasso and I am a photogrpher with a passion for animation. I love the animation of all kinds, but in particular Japanese animation …

Vice Media on harassment: 'We are truly sorry'

Vice Media's top executives offered a sweeping mea culpa on Saturday in response to a bombshell story on the company's history of sexual harassment and misogyny.<p>After The New York Times published an investigation into the culture of the company, founders Shane Smith and Suroosh Alvi published a …

Sexual Harassment

An Incredible Animated Timelapse Showing the Construction Process of the Death Star

Tennessee designer Isaac Botkin and his composer brother Benjamin Botkin worked together to created an absolutely incredible animated <i>Star Wars</i> …

Our definitive list of the best comics in 2017

From escape artists to ambulances named Danny<p><i>Polygon is kicking off its best of entertainment series, which will run through the end of December and beginning of January, coming to a finale just before the 2017 Golden Globes. These personal essays will examine the best, most important and weirdest</i> …

We can do better than The Bechdel Test

Women talking to each other is not enough<p>The Bechdel Test, originally inspired by a 1985 installment of Alison Bechdel’s comic <i>Dykes to Watch Out For</i>, features a character with three basic requirements for a movie: it has to have at least two women in it, they have to talk to each other, and they …

Look inside The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The first details on the film’s deleted and alternate scenes<p>The latest product from Abrams Books, <i>The Art of</i> <i>Star Wars</i><i>: The Last Jedi</i>, is the first comprehensive look inside the creation of the most divisive science fiction movie in a generation. Available now on Amazon and at retailers around the …

British Ex-Pat Offers a Handy Etiquette List of Things Not to Do While Visiting Japan

In a rather helpful episode of his video series “Abroad in Japan“, British expatriate and teacher Chris Broad, offers some very important tips …

Batman and Superman's costume-swap double date is the best comic book story of the week

This week’s finest comic<p><i>Batman</i> #37 is about Batman and Superman taking their significant others on a double date. <i>Batman</i> #37 is also about them doing that <i>in each other’s costumes</i>.<p>This week’s issue of <i>Batman</i> is <i>also</i> about two old friends and two new ones, examining the uncertainty of commitment and the …

Dear Satan, An Animated Short About a Girl Who Accidentally Writes Letter to Satan Instead of Santa

<i>Dear Satan</i> is a hilarious animated Christmas film, created by Anomaly London, about a young girl who accidentally writes a heartfelt letter to Satan, …

I don’t love Oxenfree, but I can’t stop playing it

One of my biggest disappointments ever is also one of my most-played games ever<p>I don’t put much stock in numbers, but I’m often reminded of the one that we gave to <i>Oxenfree</i>, a game that’s become a cult classic since its release in early 2016. It was one of the first reviews I wrote for Polygon; I …

White House temporarily shuts down 'We the People' petition site

The "We the People" site was launched back in 2011 as a way for the rank and file citizens to get a response from the Obama administration if they were able to get 100,000 signatures on any given petition. The site will now be unavailable until late January, and the <i>Associated Press</i> reports that all …

3 Trump Judicial Nominees Withdraw, Raising Some Questions About Vetting

This week Trump judicial nominee Matthew Petersen withdrew his name, amid controversy. It was the third such withdrawal in 10 days. Even so, President Trump's record on filling judicial vacancies has far outdistanced his predecessors.<p>Trump, aided by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., …

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10 things we wanted and didn’t get from The Last Jedi

From the little things, like a BB-8 vs. BB-9E smackdown, to more significant story issues<p><b>Major spoilers ahead for</b> <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i><b>.</b> <b>The non-spoiler review is here</b><b>.</b><p>With <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, writer-director Rian Johnson made a point of answering questions set up by <i>The Force Awakens</i>, and …

Alamo Drafthouse is launching a crazy new thing called a "video store"

Everybody knows that watching a movie in 2017 is as easy as renting something on Amazon, logging onto Netflix only to realize that there’s nothing …

19 men and 1 woman among highest-paid execs age 40 and under

Pay inequality between men and women isn't just a problem for your parents' generation.<p>Of the highest-paid executives age 40 and under last year, just one woman cracked the top 20, according to an analysis by Equilar, an executive and board data provider.<p>Julia Haywood came in at No. 19. Haywood …

Demographics

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

The remarkably enduring cool of the Doc Martens boot

When Darren Campbell lists off the rebellious types who have worn Dr. Martens boots through the decades, he sounds like a genealogist charting the lineage of a species.<p>There’s the “consumer who is born out of subcultures, whether it be in the ’60s or the ’70s when you had punks and the two-tone and …

Shoes

Why You Should Wear Black Jeans to Every Holiday Party

There's no more trusty a wingman than your favorite pair of slim-cut black jeans when it comes to getting dressed for holiday parties this year. They're flattering, edgy, and nice enough to dress up or down. They also make getting dressed so much easier—and important quality during these hectic and …

Being A Facebook Wallflower Isn't Good For You, The Social Site Says

That's why everyone has to start posting, the company argues in a blog post.<p>Passively reading Facebook posts — without posting messages or responding to comments — makes users feel bad about themselves, some studies have discovered. The surprising development is that Facebook itself is getting the …

Social Media

‘The Last Jedi’ Is Leaving Fans Divided, Resulting In A Lower Audience Score Than ‘Justice League’

It’s safe to say that a new <i>Star Wars</i> movie unleashes a lot of opinions. The films have been so deeply intertwined with so many people’s pop culture education and appreciation, it can often be hard to be objective when a new one comes around. With <i>The Last Jedi</i> barrelling into theaters (with what is …

Why Do Some Star Wars Fans Hate The Last Jedi?

We have some ideas why that may be...<p>Since Star Wars: The Last Jedi opened last night to huge numbers, it's become clear that not everyone who's …

Star Wars

The Internet Can't Get Over This Crazy-Effective Way to Remove Blackheads

We've said it before, we'll say it again: There's nothing as convincing as a great before-and-after. There's something about the concrete, proof-positive results that a routine works and works well. It's infomercial logic—a new, improved, better life, right this way with a few simple steps. …

Top 20 Essential Anime

Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the "core curriculum" for an anime watcher. Some are newer than others, some …

An absolutely insane exchange between Jake Tapper and a Roy Moore spokesman

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lost amid the sexual harassment and misconduct charges against Roy Moore over the past month is the fact that even before any of those allegations came to light, Republicans in Washington were deathly afraid of what the prospect of Moore in the Senate could do to the overall party …

Jake Tapper

Donald Trump got 3 things wrong in 1 tweet this morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted.<p>"Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia - so now they are moving on to the false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know …

Donald Trump

Harry Potter mobile RPG lets you become your own wizard for the first time

You can practice your own ‘wingardium leviosa’ in 2018<p>A story-based role-playing game inspired by Harry Potter is now in the works. Produced by mobile studio Jam City (<i>Marvel</i> <i>Avengers Academy</i>), <i>Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery</i> will let players create their own Hogwarts student — a first for the …

How Star Wars was Saved in the Edit

George Lucas made a little movie back in 1976. You may have heard of it. <i>Star Wars</i> was unwatchable to the few filmmakers who got to see it. But it was …

Why Democrats win even if they lose in Alabama

The party will either pick up a seat in the Deep South — or have Roy Moore to campaign against in the midterms.<p>Democrats head into Tuesday’s Senate election in Alabama confident that they'll come out on top no matter who wins.<p>And many Republicans agree with them.<p>If Doug Jones prevails, Democrats …

Republicans

Why the #MeToo Movement Should Be Ready for a Backlash

As a much-needed reckoning happens in the workplace, look to college campuses for a note of caution.<p>In the final five years of his presidency, Barack Obama’s administration undertook a worthy and bold challenge: the elimination of sexual assault on campuses. In fact, Obama’s team had a much more …

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