The best, only slightly scary Halloween pop culture to enjoy with your kids

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…

Find out how much obscure Rick And Morty trivia you already know with this video

The A.V. Club loves Rick And Morty, so much so that we will report on a lack of information about when the show’s third season will come. And, while the public’s desire for more Rick And Morty is leading to interesting stopgap measures—including these surreal video game animations and a satirical new website—this…

The best TV shows of 2016: The ballots

The A.V. Club’s list of 2016’s best television came together with contributions from 25 writers, who nominated 99 separate programs from multiple genres (including one major sporting event) for the year’s top honor. The writers’ individual ballots are listed below.

More than Gilmore: 24 other TV shows to binge over Thanksgiving weekend

In what’s becoming a holiday tradition around these parts, The A.V. Club has once again combed the catalogs of the major streaming services to help guide your binge-watching over the Thanksgiving weekend. Unlike in years past, there’s a headline-grabbing Netflix premiere set for Black Friday—and while we’re plenty…

What song always gives you goosebumps?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Gravity Falls creator and Guardians Of The Galaxy writer to pen the Pokémon movie

Apparently nobody’s told Legendary Entertainment that everybody is in love with Pokémon right now, and that its upcoming movie Detective Pikachu is going to sell a billion tickets even if it turns out to be nothing but 90 minutes of an actual mouse running around in a cage with a Sherlock Holmes hat taped to its head.…

A disappearing show, an erotic film, and some armpit advertising

Yes, we’ve been telling you to watch Gravity Falls for quite a while, despite its haphazard and diabolic schedule set forth by the Disney Channel. But now, we really mean it. As the series is winding up toward a finale, this is your last chance to catch up with the Pines family and enjoy the mystical mania of this…