The works of pop culture we want to experience on our deathbed

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…

The Wu-Tang Clan opens for James Comey on an eventful Late Show With Stephen Colbert

On a day when ratings revealed that Stephen Colbert’s overtly political—if smartly silly—style has continued to vault him over his late-night competitors, the Late Show host unpacked a powerhouse of a show. The big story, taking up three entire segments, was Colbert’s much-hyped interview with former FBI Director…

Judge orders Martin Shkreli to give up Wu-Tang album, even though he supposedly sold it

As threatened back in December, judge Kiyo Matsuomoto has ordered annoying rich jerk (or maybe formerly rich jerk) Martin Shkreli to forfeit $7.36 million to the federal government as part of his fraud conviction—a sum that’s separate from any fines, penalties, or restitutions Shkreli may be ordered to pay once he’s…

Martin Shkreli is selling his Wu-Tang album, possibly so that he can buy Hillary Clinton's hair

The supervillaining of Martin Shkreli took another step toward elaborate underground bases and plots to kill Superman this week, with MarketWatch reporting that the recently convicted “pharma bro”/would-be Voldemort has placed his one-of-a-kind copy of the Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin on eBay, possibly as…

A guy on Divorce Court said his girlfriend slept with the whole Wu-Tang Clan

Like a lot of bargain basement daytime reality shows—and reality shows in general—Divorce Court is bullshit. Couples go on there when their relationship falls apart and make outrageous, inflammatory, and untrue statements about each other that producers can’t and don’t want to fact check, and we, the pap-hungry…