Rock me, sexy Jesuses: 15 super-cool sons of God

This Easter Sunday will see NBC’s live telecast of Jesus Christ Superstar with singer John Legend in the title role—the second, or third, or more likely, 102nd coming of Jesus as a pretty cool dude. The trope of our God being an awesome God, as well an awesome guy to hang out with, is a popular one in church youth…

Stan’s excessive cruelty mars a wickedly clever American Dad

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It would be safe to say that over the 12-year run of American Dad, it’s been made fairly clear that Stan Smith is nothing special as a father. Sure, he has the occasional redemptive moment in episodes like “Delorean Story-An,” and “Stannie Get Your Gun,” but he struggles to connect with either of his children, and…

Pop culture has always loved asking, “Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?”

Yesterday marked the death of Edward Albee, a playwright whose contributions to the American theater spanned decades, but who will probably always be best remembered for his 1962 hit Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? That’s both because Woolf—and its 1966 film version, directed by Mike Nichols—is legitimately fantastic,…

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