//MUSIC
Kristin Kontrol: X-Communicate

Kristin Kontrol

X-Communicate

As Kristin Kontrol, Kristin Welchez has brilliantly shown that her brand of mischief is as complex as it is loving. Trouble is still her name.

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Car Seat Headrest: Teens of Denial

Car Seat Headrest

Teens of Denial

Teens of Denial is a gateway drug for today's Millennials to discover those who have come before.

Misha: All We Will Become

Misha

All We Will Become

Though there's a lot to overlook, Misha's new album is a very genuine example of pop.

//FILM
'X-Men: Apocalypse': Again With the End of the World

'X-Men

Apocalypse'

You've seen the end of the world, you've seen it more than once. It's loud and it's large. And it's not new.

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//BOOKS
//TV
The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 23 - Alexander Kirk (No. 14): Conclusion

The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 23 - "Alexander Kirk (No. 14): Conclusion"

"The Blacklist's season-ending surprise is more The Happening and less The Sixth Sense. Not a good thing!"

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 11 - .380

Daredevil’s main characters are at a crossroads, and it may just be the villains who persuade our heroes to do good.

//CULTURE

The pressing question isn't so much what a troll is and how he came to be, but what to do when confronted with a troll.

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//GAMES
Hold Down B to Run: On the Importance of Velocity to Video Games

Hold Down B to Run: On the Importance of Velocity to Video Games

"Holding down B to run changed our relationship to video games. It let us slow down enough to understand choices we never knew we had."

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In 'Duskers', Knowledge Is the Most Important Resource of All

There are no good choices in Duskers, as the game constantly forces you to work with limited resources and, more importantly, with limited knowledge.

//COMICS

The heaviest hitters of the DC Universe come together in a divine spectacle.

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//Pop Ten
Sci-Fi TV of the Disco Era: The Grounded Astronaut
Sci-fi television falls back to earth in the grounded astronaut cycle of '70s-era sci-fi TV. Read More
'The Walking Dead': Negan as Sadomasochistic Fantasy
The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 22 - "Alexander Kirk (No. 14)"
Prince: Never Stop Arguing
//Mixed media