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The Best Of The 2010s
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5 new releases we love: Wolf Parade soundtracks our tech anxiety, Hayley Williams goes solo, more
5 new releases we love: Algiers’ urgent return, Georgia’s perfect dance pop, and more
5 holiday releases we love from Kacey Musgraves, Lucy Dacus, Andrew Bird, and more
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
Dragon Ball Z
game is a pitch-perfect recreation of a godawful kids’ cartoon
Bless the Switch for making it so easy to play Japanese video games
journey to the DLC Region was a long time coming
Everyone should accept
’s friend request
Colleen Green’s album-length cover of Blink-182’s
is a sepia-toned ode to adolescence
In 1989, The Frogs took a chainsaw to homophobic stereotypes
What Are You Reading?
What are you reading in January?
What are you reading in December?
What are you reading in October?
7 coffee table books you’ll actually want to read
The A.V. Club
’s Thanksgiving streaming guide
Edmund McMillen details the launch of his poop-flecked puzzle game,
Legend Of Bum-bo
5 To Watch
5 Disney+ deep cuts to watch on launch day
The timelessly quotable fury of
’s Julia Sugarbaker, in 5 episodes
Blood grudges, B-legends, and bizarre urges: 5 films to watch from the Fantasia Film Festival
For a kinder, gentler take on
A Star Is Born
, try Judy Garland’s
For a subtler tale of friendship on the road
guide you to
The End Of The Tour
Guillermo del Toro built his own blockbuster around the steely cool of a black Marvel superhero
6 under-the-radar shows, movies, and more for your long weekend
5 offerings (that aren’
t horror films) to get you in the October spirit
What to watch, listen to, play, and read this weekend