//MUSIC
Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now

Pissed Jeans

Why Love Now

Pissed Jeans rage against the everyday on cynical and caustic punk return.

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Earthen Sea: An Act of Love

Earthen Sea

An Act of Love

The streets of San Francisco at night are the inspiration for Earthen Sea's latest.

Power Trip: Nightmare Logic

Power Trip

Nightmare Logic

This Dallas quintet speaks to the questions of "the edge" with might and imagination.

//FILM
A Linguistics Revolution: 'Arrival' and the Politics of Language

A Linguistics Revolution

'Arrival' and the Politics of Language

After watching Arrival, the sci-fi technology we think about is not possible developments in the future, but rather, one of our most intimate and fundamental technologies: the technology of language.

'Arrival' and the Lost in Translation

Arrival reveals how it often takes something totally unexpected -- something alien to us -- to make us realize that we don't always know what we think we know about ourselves.

//BOOKS
//TV
By Focusing on Androids, 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Risks Losing Some of Its Humanity

By Focusing on Androids, 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Risks Losing Some of Its Humanity

"Focusing on the technology is a missed opportunity for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to truly explore issues of "otherness"."

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Baranski, Jumbo, and Leslie Fight 'The Good Fight' In the Inauguration

In its debut episode, The Good Fight reminds us precisely how great The Good Wife once was, while setting its own course.

//CULTURE

There were many hit cover versions in the '80s, some of well-known originals, and some that fans may be surprised are covers.

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//GAMES
Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss. "

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Learning the Barbarian in 'Conan Exiles'

There's no one better than a barbarian to teach you how to become civilized.

//COMICS

The world still sees Victor Von Doom as an infamous villain, but that infamy is the greatest strength of the story.

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//Pop Ten
20 Hits of the '80s You Might Not Have Known Are Covers
There were many hit cover versions in the '80s, some of well-known originals, and some that fans may be surprised are covers. Read More
Decoding Dylan, a Servant of the Text
On Wandering the Paths of a Spotify Analyst's Mad Music Map
All the Gilmore Girls Come Full Circle in "Fall"
//Mixed media