Paul Reubens

Danny McBride: The Rolling Stone Interview

Comedian talks about the beauty of "sucker-punch" humor, how comedy is similar to horror and why he's got to mix things up or die tryin'<p>On a warm, …

Comedy

'Mosaic': TV Review

After starting out as an app, Steven Soderbergh's murder-mystery experiment comes to HBO as a limited series starring Sharon Stone and Garrett …

TV

TV Review: Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Mosaic’ on HBO

Populated by series like “Broadchurch,” “Happy Valley,” “Top of the Lake” and various versions of “The Bridge,” a TV subgenre has flourished in …

TV

Mosaic Review: Should You Experience Steven Soderbergh’s Latest on HBO or in the App?

Watching—and tapping—an experimental murder mystery. by Erik HenriksenYou’ve got two different ways to watch Steven Soderbergh’s new cinematic …

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Mosaic’ Is the Most Innovative TV Series Maybe Ever

And best experienced via the Mosaic app on your handheld device.<p>For the past three decades, Steven Soderbergh has been American cinema’s most daring …

Culture

Lamenting the Loss of Fox's X-Men Ethos

Fans of superhero movies have been all abuzz since word broke of the $52.4 billion purchase of Fox assets by Disney. While this tectonic shift in the …

Comics

Drag Conquered Cable in 2017. Should Fans Be Excited or Worried?

<b>This post is part of</b> <b>Outward</b><b>, Slate’s home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture.</b> <b>Read more here</b><b>.</b><p>In the past year, queens have flourished on …

TV

Everything You Need to Watch on TV This Winter

If you happen to live on the East Coast, then you know this feeling: cold. It's genuinely, bone-chillingly, brutally cold out there right now. No one …

TV

15 Shows That Shamelessly Ripped Off Better Ones

The year 2017 has not by any means been a slouch in the entertainment department with the likes of <i>The Shape of Water</i>, <i>GLOW</i>, Pixar’s <i>Coco</i>, <i>Get Out</i>, <i>The</i> …

TV

‘Mosaic’ Trailer: Steven Soderbergh’s Kooky Murder Mystery Is Finally Upon Us — Watch

It first premiered as an interactive smartphone app.<p>Two years removed from “The Knick,” Steven Soderbergh is once again behind the director’s chair …

Entertainment

Mosaic Trailer: Steven Soderbergh's Experimental New HBO Mystery

<b>Steven Soderbergh</b>‘s experimental new HBO mystery <i>Mosaic</i> just unleashed an intense new trailer, full of twists, turns and people angrily punching …

Steven Soderbergh

Time to start training for Houston's annual BP MS150 charity bike ride

Again this April, I will jump on my trusty, rusty old bicycle and pedal from Houston to Austin in the BP MS150, the biggest and most successful …

Cycling

25 Movies You Won't Believe Turn 30 This Year

With the dawn of 2018, a slew of a great movies are turning 30 years old. Take a look back at 1988, when Tom Cruise was king (<b>Cocktail</b>, <b>Rain Man</b>), Bill Murray was <b>Scrooge(d)</b>, and Bruce Willis was bringing some Christmas cheer and some ass-kicking to Nakatomi Plaza. Or perhaps you were discovering …

Dan Aykroyd

Two Decades of Sleeping Bag Evolution: From Peter Max to Skeletor

It wasn’t until the 1980s that sleeping bags became billboards for kids’ favorite pop culture icons. Throughout the 70s, they were mostly just fun …

Darth Vader

New Start in a New Year: A Happy Story

<i>Ken worked with my wife for a few years. I had heard stories about the guy and was looking forward to meeting him. He had some plans for different</i> …

Happiness

The 9 Best Film To TV Adaptations, Ever

Television has always looked to the silver screen for inspiration. With more room for characters to breathe, and a bigger canvas to take plots on …

TV

15 Original Movies, TV Shows & Albums To Look Forward To In 2018

Remakes, spinoffs, and sequels are so 2017.<p>If ever there were a time for a fresh start, it’s now, as we all attempt to rise from the ashes of 2017’s raging dumpster like some bedraggled phoenix. But hey, new year, new you, (new administration?), and hopefully new tastes in pop culture await. The …

Movies

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2017

Share This PostThe very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can …

Comedy

The best of film 2017: The ballots

Every December, when looking to survey the previous 12 months of movies, <i>The A.V. Club</i> consults its dream team: the writers who spent all year in the …

Movies

Weary of Christmas classic viewing? Try these 6 fun alternatives

Had enough Elf? Try Black Christmas instead<p>If you've had your fill of Elf, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and all the Home Alone movies, …

Christmas

Album Review: Eminem Fumbles His Confessions on the Godawful Revival

Let’s give credit where it’s due: Eminem’s first album in four years does not contain the lyric “I even make the bitches I rape cum.”But it does …

Music

15 Convicted Criminals Who Are Still On Top In Hollywood

These days, a public figure need only be accused of a misdeed in order to lose everything, professionally and personally. Actors are being fired from …

Award Shows

Pee Wee’s Christmas Burlesque Special isn’t for the kiddies

Pee Wee Herman has a special Christmas Wish but will it be granted this season?<p>Pee Wee has a special Christmas Wish, but will it get him into big …

Pop Culture

The 3D Pee-wee Herman tee

Eighties icon Pee-wee Herman is now featured on this fun t-shirt by Creepy Co. To see the full effect, pop on a pair of paper anaglyph glasses …

Tour a NYC Home That's Like a Mini Pop Culture Museum

<b>Name:</b> Jeanie Engelbach and pup Tater Tot <b><br>Location:</b> East Village — New York, NY <b><br>Size:</b> 900 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 24 years, renting<p>"I've been …

The Rabbit Listened

by Cori Doerrfeld (Dial Books for Young Readers, February 2018)<p>Here’s a book that you need to know about.<p>I read a lot of books. A lot. And this one …

Ebenezer Scrooge

raceAhead: Why is Boston So Racist?

I used to dread going to up to Boston. It was always something with that town and me, none of it good.<p>I lived for years in Providence, RI, first as a …

Tech Industry

Investigating If Every Movie With "All Star" in It Is Connected

Is this Smash Mouth song part of a conspiracy?????????<p>Smash Mouth is a sentient goatie known for hit songs like “All Star” and several other movie-montage-friendly gems. Not only did “All Star” come out in 1999, we’re pretty sure 1999 wouldn’t exist as a period in time without “All Star.” The music …

Movies

Carr: Bryon 'Hands' Hefner could net $2M from sugar daddy’s benefits

Almost two million dollars, maybe even more.That’s the answer to today’s big question: how much does the 30-year-old Pee Wee Herman look-alike spouse …

'I Am Almost Always Alone': Auctioned Letters Explore Greta Garbo’s Private Life

We rarely get access to the true, unfiltered inner lives of celebrities, especially not those who lived long before the invasive rise of social media …

Star Wars