Move your clocks and plots forward: 9 stories where daylight saving time actually does something

Over the weekend, much of the world’s population dutifully set its clocks one hour ahead in adherence with daylight saving time, that mandatory act of “springing forward” in order to... something about farmers. Or coal. Or whatever. As a popular Last Week Tonight With John Oliver segment pointed out, most of us don’t…

Revisit a favorite band, get organized, and play a new mobile game

I have a soft spot for R.E.M.’s first sorta-greatest-hits collection, Eponymous, which collects (again, mostly) the hits from the band’s I.R.S. Records years. It was released not too long after Document, the record that introduced 13-year-old me to a band I’d love for a long time. It’s still, overall, my favorite…

TNT realizes it doesn’t have a superhero show, might settle for the Teen Titans

In the halls of the Time Warner offices, a panicked TNT realizes that it doesn’t have any shows about superheroes. “Real networks have superhero shows,” it shouts to nobody in particular. “If the other guys are ever going to respect me, I need a superhero show of my own!” Unfortunately for TNT, most of the big-name…