Cixin Liu's latest collection — made up of several decades' worth of stories — showcases a science fiction that harks back to the earliest days of the genre, before grimdark or galactic empires.
Illustrator Jonathan Muroya chose characters from Greek mythology to represent different aspects of living in isolation. A King Midas whose gold is hand sanitizer, for instance, feels relatable.
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant can't save this HBO erotic thriller from feeling like a slog.
Right now, we have "an entire government apparatus designed to foster falsehoods," says editor Ellis Cose, who has written a new book, The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America.
Doug Jones starred as the sexy sea creature in The Shape of Water, so we've invited him to play a game called "Hey, check out the shape of this water!"
When Derrick Barnes began writing children's books 15 years ago, he didn't see Black kids — boys in particular — depicted in positive, affirming ways. His latest book is called I Am Every Good Thing.
Bryan Washington's debut novel brings together an eclectic cast of characters who redefine family. He says he wanted to write about people operating from a place of love, rather than disdain or hate.
Alexa Martin draws on her own life for the latest in her series of football-themed romances. Snapped deals with some of the problems that plague the sport, but never loses sight of the love story.
Though Anne Hathaway throws herself into the role of the Grand High Witch with obvious relish, she often seems to be straining for effect — which leaves The Witches feeling flat.
The Konami code won't save The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng and Michael Kosta as they take on a true/false quiz about video games.
Heidi Schreck is a playwright whose play, What the Constitution Means to Me, was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. She plays a game where kids read her quotes from the Constitution.
Sports mascots strut down the runway. Comedians Danielle Perez and Madison Shepard guess who they are.
The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng and Michael Kosta go on a quest in this music parody game where Jonathan Coulton performs Elvis songs re-written to be about characters from The Lord of the Rings.
Comedians Danielle Perez and Madison Shephard identify classic films re-imagined in the era of social distancing. Home Alone didn't make the cut since it remains virtually unchanged.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, starring Sacha Baron Cohen, has become a political football during this presidential election season. A scene involving Rudy Giuliani seized social media attention.