What’s your favorite parent-child relationship in pop culture?

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…

Barton Fink and Batman: Here’s what’s on sale on Amazon today

In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. You don’t have to…

Read This: Is indie mainstay K Records shortchanging artists?

Founded in 1982 by Beat Happening guitarist-vocalist Calvin Johnson, Olympia, Washington’s K Records has been a fixture of the independent music scene for more than three decades, playing a crucial role in the punk boom of the 1990s. However, lately, some of the label’s disgruntled artists are upset about Johnson’s…

Lane loves Gamera: 7 fictional characters with questionable movie taste

1. A.J. Soprano, the world’s only 54 fan
Building a character’s likes and dislikes is a quick-and-dirty method of turning a fictional creation into something vaguely resembling a real person. But the pitfalls are multitude, particularly when pop culture gets involved. Not even a classic like The Sopranos was immune to…