The ‘Very Special Episodes’ on TV That Actually Changed People’s Lives

Back when it was edgy for sitcoms to take on serious topics, they really impacted some kids’ understanding of real-life issues

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Is Turning YouTube Chess Bros Into Pawn Stars

Thanks to Netflix’s hit new series, the online chess community is growing more than it has in decades

Deflating the Urban Legend of Mr. Belvedere Sitting on His Balls

Thirty years after its finale, ‘Mr. Belvedere’ — and this legendary testicular mishap — has become part of internet lore and even slang. Is any of it true?

In ‘Industry,’ We Can’t Stop Watching the Money

This Gen-Z HBO series features ambitious new hires at a cutthroat London bank who screw and do a lot of coke. But for them (and us), what’s most addictive is the prospect of rubbing elbows with the very rich