“Winter is coming. I told you so”: Writers respond to Trump’s win

Watching Trump win the election rendered many of us speechless. There don’t seem to be words, emoji, or guttural noises appropriate to describe what it feels like to see the outcome of this election. Like any sentiment that seems too horrible to comprehend, we gain a modicum of comfort from writers, those with the…

There’s a good reason for Pulp Fiction’s endless parade of fucks

Pulp Fiction is more than just a red flag for any college student walking into a dorm room. It is arguably Quentin Tarantino’s most iconic film, spawned a legion of imitators in the ’90s, and took its rightful place on the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 greatest American movies of all time. But of course,…

Hell Yeah Fuck Die: See every decade’s most used song title words

As part of the Internet-wide project to represent everything that has ever happened or might ever happen in chart form, someone has compiled a list of the most decade-specific words in popular song titles, from 1890 to present. “Decade-specific” means words that are used disproportionally in a particular decade. So…