Here’s a compilation of our favorite features we published this week.
Talking about the traumatically terrifying:
Director Ari Aster tells you everything we can’t about Hereditary
On this installment of Off The Charts, our series spotlighting music that didn’t make the year’s Billboard 200:
Gram Parsons, Betty Davis, and Neu! punctured the bloat of 1973
The women of The A.V. Club discuss:
The best thing about Ocean’s 8 is the women on the screen
Conversation with a comedian:
Netflix is the biggest game in stand-up—so why did Jim Gaffigan turn them down?
We have some questions after the Legion season two finale:
Where does Legion go from here? And do you really want to follow it there?
The Archer creator on his show, and leaving it:
Adam Reed talks leaving Archer, going to Applebees, and firing his characters into space
Our pitch for a new superhero show that’s better than most:
A bold dream sequence proves Cloak & Dagger isn’t just another superhero series
Fred Williamson is the face of Black Caesar, but James Brown is its soul:
James Brown soundtracks one of blaxploitation’s most cynical films
In this installment of Age Of Heroes, our look the most important superhero movie of every year:
Blade paved the way for the Marvel blockbusters of the new millennium
This week’s AVQ&A asks: What’s something you only tried or did because you saw it in pop culture?
Smoking and engine revving: Things you’ve only tried because you saw it in pop culture