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Terence Nance’s ‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Is a Very Intentional Statement About Being a Black Man in…

2018 is the year of surreal blackness. So far, we’ve had Boots Riley rearranging minds in the multiplex with his hyper-smart critique of capitalism Sorry…

Adult Sibling Rivalries Aren’t Just for the Rich and Powerful

What HBO’s ‘Succession’ reveals—and misses—about every family’s dysfunction If you’re reading this, I can make one pretty solid guess about you: You have a sibling…

‘Vice Principals’ Is the Best Sitcom About the Rise of American Fascism

When Vice Principals premiered last year on HBO, critics were a tad underwhelmed. Most pointed out that for a series positioned as a comedy, it…

‘Gomorrah’ is the Best Thing About the Mob Since ‘The Sopranos’

When Pietro Savastano pulls out his dick in a nightclub, pisses into a champagne glass and asks his lieutenant, Ciro, to drink it to prove…