television

The Japanese Game Show That Inspired a Generation of Nut Shots

Though we’re now used to seeing painful nut shots and ‘Jackass’-style stunts on TV, much of it originated with Japan’s beloved 1990s variety show, ‘Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!!’

Joss Whedon Was Always the Bad Guy

The disgraced filmmaker made his name telling stories about flawed heroes. A new ‘Vulture’ profile suggests that he sees himself as one, too

Bob Saget Was Nice to Be Naughty

The sardonic host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ undermined the viral video as we know it today

Why Can’t I Quit Watching a TV Show That Sucks?

Please stop me from subscribing to Showtime just to see a dumb ‘Dexter’ reboot