coronavirus

Your Love of Horror Movies Probably Upped Your Pandemic Coping Skills

Slasher flicks? Zombie takeovers? Doomsday survivalists? Helpful stuff! According to a new study, horror fans may have been more psychologically resilient throughout COVID

How the Pandemic Revitalized the Disney Star

Olivia Rodrigo and ‘Drivers License’ are a case study in what the new, extremely online model of teen idol looks like

How ‘Lord of the Rings’ Shaped a Hopeless Generation

Two decades ago, our blind optimism dissolved as the real world fell into war. ‘Lord of the Rings’ became the ultimate millennial comfort viewing: a fantasy world in which the good guys actually win

COVID-19 Can Literally Be a Pain in the Balls

It’s uncommon and under-studied, but some men are reporting testicular pain as a COVID-19 symptom