Behold, an oral history of "Scotty Doesn't Know" and Matt Damon's weird-ass Eurotrip cameo

Eurotrip, the 2004 teen sex comedy from Jeff Schaffer, is just a miserable film. It’s undercooked, unimaginative, and roughly 75% gay panic jokes. It’s redeemed, however, by two things: A very catchy song, and a genuinely surprising, all-in cameo from a Hollywood A-lister. At a high school graduation party in the…

Disenchantment tells a sweet father-daughter story set against shaky diplomatic relations 

“Chapter VI: Swamp and Circumstance” finally explores the mythology of Disenchantment by examining the relationship between Dreamland and the neighboring swamp kingdom of Dankmire. In short, Dreamland forced Dankmire to build a canal connecting the two territories, and then Dreamland and Dankmire fought a 100-year war…

A dull, inconsequential Disenchantment features a fight to the death with Hansel and Gretel

In “Chapter IV,” Disenchantment hung a lampshade on the flexibility of their fantasy world via a stranger who complains about the lack of hard-and-fast rules in Dreamland. It’s almost as if the writer were priming the audience for “Chapter V: Faster, Princess! Kill! Kill!” in which Disenchantment further breaks from…

Eyes Wide Shut or Suicide Club?: 6 of the scariest fictional secret societies

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d

As Josh tries to prove Jesse Lee's innocence, Trial & Error uncovers one of Lavinia's long-hidden secrets

The experience of watching Trial & Error is enough to make even those viewers who aren’t reviewing the show want to start taking notes during the episodes and go over them with a fine-toothed comb in order to determine which jokes are legitimately important to the plot and which jokes are just meant to make you laugh.

The Smashing Pumpkins and Smash Mouth are beefing over (deep, melancholy sigh) Shrek

When Billy Corgan isn’t cavorting with supernatural entities and fighting the influence of youthful, globalist, social justice warriors, The Smashing Pumpkins’ frontman finds time for his other great hobby: starting beefs with just about anyone he can think of. Unfortunately, he may have just engaged an opponent