This is the insane true story of a beat cop, painter and messiah figure who outran the law — until he ran afoul of Vladimir Putin
The worlds of competitive eating and veganism seemingly have nothing in common — but these YouTube bros are trying to shake it all up
The ‘PSM’ is not a goof or a marketing gimmick — it’s actually damn good
The ’80s game show was a nightly mini-cabaret that was way weirder and more fun than ‘Jeopardy!’ or ‘Wheel of Fortune’ — and left an outsized legacy on network TV
What happens when your chips bite back? From broken teeth to a ripped esophagus, a sharp Tostito is an oral accident waiting to happen
Inside the rise of the ASMR protest video
Sorry, but Daniel-san’s fighting stance is utter shit
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We asked psychologists to help us understand why
Entertainment never prepared us for a future as dull as it is horrific
If you want to damage your gums, sure!
Famed Broadway director Joe Mantello tells MEL why his adaptation of the 1968 classic meets the moment in 2020
Capitalism is an even bigger scam than I realized
Stop with the face shields. Dress as a two-headed owl instead
The Netflix film draws from text messages, Facebook posts and other media to tell the story of Watts and her daughters’ murder. Rather than providing insight, though, it becomes an uncomfortable exercise in rubbernecking.
The ‘Dances With Wolves’ Oscar-winner made the mistake of describing her 1990 concert as “neat” in ‘Truth or Dare.’ That awkward moment came to define a way of seeing his onscreen earnestness.
Over and over, our justice system fails to actually uphold the principle that people are innocent until proven guilty
There’s a movement growing beyond pro ball. It’s worked before. Here’s what it’d look like now.
With the penal system as callous as ever and coronavirus ravaging California prisons, they fear they’re the only thing standing between life and death for their husbands
This Netflix adaptation of the landmark 1968 play about a group of gay New York men is acidic and bruising, but underneath it’s about how communities take care of one another when the outside world shuns them.
In Hozier’s work, there is space for supernatural love, violent revolution and the chance to heal — all things that can seem desperately out of reach for queer youth
The term ‘breeder’ existed long before Zoomers on TikTok discovered it
How am I supposed to p0wn noobs with ‘skin, respiratory and possibly fecal species’ all over my friggin’ controller!?
These dudes have come up with the best ways to strike their funny bones for optimal pleasure, and my brain can’t handle this shit anymore
Microplastics are carried through the rain and water cycle, winding up in rural national parks. Will our tap water stay safe to drink?
The youth of today want to know how we passed the time before smartphones
In 2005, there was no bigger influence on guy culture than Dane Cook, the king of obnoxious bro comedy. But his hard fall from grace was anything but a failure
When the comedian vanished in 2005, he gave up superstardom and a $50 million contract. White America called him crazy. But there’s another side to his story — about race, mental health and a priceless taste of freedom — that everyone seemed to miss.
Chadwick Boseman’s death shed light on the spiking rates of early onset colon cancer. But the reality remains that our healthcare system is not set up to catch these cases when they’re actually curable
Let it go — you know you want to
It’s a boxed pastry. There’s no need to get fancy with a bougie-ass char
Sure, there’s a lot of piss. But there’s also a lot of fun to be had in that piss.
While women are socialized to fear a ‘ticking biological clock,’ their male partners have their own set of anxieties about their ability to father children — and the manhood they’ve lost if they can’t
The only thing worse than fucking on a full stomach is fucking on an empty one
In short: With unbuttoned shirts, band tees and lots of jewelry
The pre-pandemic world favored early risers, but we’re all now resting more than ever. Is that a sign of depression — or is it maybe a good thing?
The etiquette isn’t all that different from what it was pre-COVID
Even if you hate flu shots, you have no excuse this year
Making electoral hay out of Trump’s fishy accounting is harder than it looks
The startup squandered a pile of cash that would wipe out student lunch debt in America — with lots of change left over
Admit it, you’ve never abided by — or noticed — that ‘period after opening’ symbol. So what exactly have you been putting on your face?
Yeah, it’s scary to suddenly experience your subconscious in the third person. Just remember your brain is literally just messing around
Becoming a human rainbow is one way to cope with our increasingly bleak world
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‘Mulan’ and ‘Tenet’ are exciting film options for the holiday weekend, but normally this is when studios quietly bury their worst offerings
Michael Moore didn’t want George W. Bush to win a second presidential term. So he decided to make a documentary about him. It turned into a sensation, but it failed in its mission.
Hollywood studios will keep milking their most popular franchises until audiences stop showing up. Here’s a salute to the misfires that ended up being deal-breakers.
If you eat your fruits and veggies like you’re supposed to, then you’re probably just fine
Greek? Australian? Frozen? Prepare to get gurted.
More grains = more health… right?
The champion South African paralympian was an international feel-good story. Then in 2013 he shot to death his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Was it premeditated or an accident? A new ESPN documentary argues that, either way, it’s a tragedy.