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Toward a Unified Theory of Paul Rudd’s Magically Ageless Face

The 91st Academy Awards were another occasion to officially highlight Hollywood’s A-list for exceptional performances, but it was also an occasion to unofficially award Paul…

Who Are the People Who Actually Love ‘Green Book’?

There’s a running joke about the regional political coverage the New York Times has served up since Trump took office, which often involves profiling the…

A Completely Last-Minute, But Totally, 100-Percent Necessary, Guide to the Oscars

Who’s ready for hours on end of tedious political commentary, speeches that run way too long and out-of-touch elites sniffing their own farts? No, I’m…

A Timeline of Spike Lee’s Oscar Snubs and Racial Progress (or Lack Thereof) in America

This nation has never been ready for Spike Lee. For the last four decades, he’s dragged the cultural conversation on race in America forward, despite…