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Fox Releases the First, Shrill Teaser for ‘Scream Queens’

Wondering exactly how similar Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan’s Scream Queens will be to American Horror Story: Coven? The first,

Watch: Louis C.K. Goes To Russia for Two Weeks and Has a Bad Time

Last night, storytelling nonprofit The Moth awarded Louis C.K. with a life-sized, Jonathan Adler-designed white hand for “excellence in storytelling” at… Read More

Feminist Writers on the ‘Mad Men’ Moments That Made Them Cheer and Broke Their Hearts

Whether or not it was a “feminist show,” Mad Men broke ground by spending so much of its time zooming in on the experiences of women, specifically experiences related to misogyny. From … Read More

‘Mad Max: Fury Road': Fast, Thrilling, and (Yes) Feminist

The production company logos that open George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road are accompanied by the deep rumbling of a loudly revving engine — and good luck finding a more appropriate starter pistol for this movie, which is like a machine that roars at full throttle for two solid hours. Miller’s last entry in the Max franchise, which has run the gamut from … Read More

How ‘Pitch Perfect’ Helped A Cappella Hit a High Note in the Mainstream

If there is one thing you learn at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA), it’s that there are a lot of ways to wear a vest. The vest, you see, is part of the changing uniform of the a cappella group. While perfectly...Show More Summary

Fox 5 News, Afraid of Cubist Breasts, Censors Picasso’s ‘Women of Algiers’

On Monday, Picasso’s Women of Algiers became the most expensive painting ever sold at auction;

Knausgaard vs. Wood: Novelist to Face Critic in Lit-Fest Drumming Battle

We know many things about Karl Ove, the “character” featured in Karl Ove Knausgaard’s … Read More

Watch: Samantha Bee Declares the End of the Late Night Sausage-Fest in New Teaser

When Samantha Bee left The Daily Show on April 30th, there was already a scripted, TBS late-night comedy show in the… Read More

CBS’ Fall 2015 Lineup: Attempting Change Without Changing At All

Most of the major networks are, understandably, gunning for change in the 2015-16 season. NBC is … Read More

‘The Simpsons’ Will Lose Harry Shearer, Voice of Ned Flanders and Mr. Burns

Smithers, release the hounds—one last time. Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, Principal Seymour… Read More

‘Honeymoon’ Writer/Director Leigh Janiak Is Remaking ‘The Craft’

The next remake that you’ll probably be on the fence about has arrived. Like the witches central to its plot,… Read More

In Praise of the Original ‘Mad Max,’ a Unique Masterpiece of Low-Budget Filmmaking

The good-cop-gone-bad trope is such an overused one by now that it’s rare to see a film in which such a transformation is in any way shocking or emotionally involving. With the new Mad Max: Fury Road hitting cinemas this week, though,...Show More Summary

Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Between,’ in Which Everyone Below Legal Drinking Age Dies

What happens when everyone under the legal drinking age quickly and inexplicably dies because of a mysterious plague, and then… Read More

Watch the Trailer for ‘The Intern,’ If You’ve Got the Stomach For It

Here’s a fun thought exercise: think of a marquee director, and then think of a single sequence that seems… Read More

Amazon Reportedly Inks Deals with Jim Jarmusch, Terry Gilliam

If you’d like to see a textbook case of what the journos call “burying the lede,” have a gander… Read More

“Pretty Girls” May Give You ‘Goosebumps': Links You Need to See

How, you may have wondered when “Pretty Girls” was first released, could the soaring(ly manufactured) talents of Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea be combined in a single song? Would said song not simply combust from all that vocal fryShow More Summary

Staff Picks: Petite Noir, ‘The Ghost Network,’ and ‘Black Spider Memos’

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Click through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments. … Read More

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