The A.V. Club’s favorite books of 2017

Something about this year made reading books feel not just crucial, but a little bit transgressive. Maybe it’s the assault on education and freedom of the press, or maybe it’s just that between reading new reports of abusive men and Trump’s latest attempt to chokehold the nation, simply reading for pleasure feels…

A note-taking app, a Twitter feed, and some slim but mighty writing

It’s not just Mac users who have grown accustomed to the company’s lackluster note-taking app Notes, which, after a 2013 redesign, at least stopped attempting to look like an actual notepad covered in neat Comic Sans writing. At this point, the scrawled-off Notes screenshot is the de riguer medium for celebrity…