Trump As Iago

Sam Gold presents a version of ‘Othello,’ starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig, that has never been more viscerally, frighteningly American

Rami Malek, Jazz Singer And Seducer, At The Golden Globes

‘Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars.’ —Rami Malek to me


The Season Finale

What George Michael Taught Me

The pop icon showed gay sexuality as complex and real


Jesus Hakeem Christ

The American Madness Of Scream

On Trump and the slasher film’s enduring legacy 20 years later

La La Land’s White Jazz Narrative

Damien Chazelle’s tribute to jazz music is a Trojan horse white-savior film in tap shoes


"A Very Caucasian Movie"

The Year In The Marvel Universe

With countless movies and Netflix shows, Marvel has never produced more than in 2016. But was all this content actually any good?

'Jackie' The Scammer

Kellyanne, Camelot, and presidential mythmaking in the age of Trump





Amy Adams Is The New Leonardo DiCaprio

To break the dreaded Oscars curse, the least she could do is sleep in a bloody horse carcass

Westworld Recap: Thandie Newton Came To Slay

Ira Madison III guest-recaps this week — and hopes to never find out what this show is actually about

An Ode To The Forgotten Man

Yes, pity the white dudes who still control everything


This Some Bull***t

Even Dave Chappelle Can't Absolve SNL's Sins

The show tried to tug at liberal America's heartstrings, but its normalization of Donald Trump won't be forgotten

How 'The Apprentice' Introduced Us To Candidate Trump

More than a reality TV show, ‘The Apprentice’ served as a wall-to-wall commercial for the Trump empire