The 25 essential baby books every nursery should have

Our A.V. Club Field Guide To Parenting is designed to guide you toward the best kids’ books, shows, movies, and music, just like we do with The A.V. Club for adults. Every month or so, we will feature a new subject with a few essential pop culture takes parents should know, saving you from the mountains of kids’ dreck

Man Seeking Woman's Simon Rich wrote a tragic autobiography of Paul Revere's horse

The halls of history are littered with once-important people whose contributions have become forgotten by time, much like how Chewbacca didn’t get a medal after the Battle Of Yavin, but The New Yorker has tried to rectify this for one historical figure by publishing an “autobiographical” piece from the perspective of…

The A.V. Club’s favorite books of 2018 so far

The first half of 2018 has seen dozens of notable releases: Rachel Kushner’s follow-up to The Flamethrowers, Stephen King’s “It for the Trump era,” a much-buzzed-about debut from Tommy Orange; essay collections from heavyweights like Marilynne Robinson and Zadie Smith; short story collections from favorites John Edgar…

Fuck off, Adolf: 15 creative ways to kill Hitler 

So, you’re still somewhat ambivalent on the morality of punching Nazis in the face, even though they voluntarily adopted an ideology that, on its best day, advocates the disingenuous myth of “peaceful ethnic cleansing.” But what about Adolf Hitler himself, head of the Nazi Party and architect of the Third Reich, the…