Forget it, Kinbote, it’s Chinatown: A Blade Runner 2049 reference guide

Didn’t get the reference? The A.V. Club is here to help, picking apart the network of literary references and allusions that make up the ambitious alternate-future reality of Blade Runner 2049. The cyberpunk novelist William Gibson once praised the original Blade Runner’s intoxicating mix of quotations and designs as…

A California bill could be the one-click solution to cable customer service hell

Problems with customer service when calling a cable company have become so commonplace, it’s almost a better topic of small-talk conversation than the weather. (“Cold today, huh?” “I SPENT 90 MINUTES ON HOLD LAST NIGHT BEFORE BEING TOLD THAT MY INTERNET CAN’T BROKEN BECAUSE TIME IS AN ILLUSION AND I DON’T ACTUALLY…