HOW DID “WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC BECOME THE MOST SUCCESSFUL NOVELTY MUSICIAN EVER?

The “novelty” label almost doesn't apply to Al's catalogue of parody songs with surprising wit and nuance.

SPOILING PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE , AN ENTHRALLING FRENCH LESBIAN LOVE STORY

Ome for the love story. Stay for the heartbreakingly beautiful ending.

 
 
 

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG PROVES THAT COMPUTER ANIMATION IS NO MATCH FOR JIM CARREY

Carrey's rubber-faced comedy has gone out of style, but pixels are a poor replacement.

HELP! I FEAR MY BROTHER IS USING RELIGION TO HIDE THAT HE ISN'T TAKING HIS MEDS

His devotion to religion mostly feels to me like another frenzied obsession.

 
 
 

REWATCHING THE HOLY TRINITY OF JOHN CUSACK MOVIES MADE ME GLAD THEY'RE OVER

Say Anything, Grosse Pointe Blank, and High Fidelity tell the coming-of-age story of a man who never grew up.

THINK YOU'RE SMARTER THAN A WHAT NEXT PRODUCER? FIND OUT WITH THIS WEEK'S NEWS QUIZ

Test your knowledge of this week's big stories.

 
 
 

DEAR CARE AND FEEDING: MY CHILD'S FRIEND IS POLICING HER FOOD. CAN I ASK THE PARENTS TO MAKE IT STOP?

Parenting advice on diet police, revealing photos, and unwanted toys.

WHAT WILL BERNIE, UNQUESTIONABLE FRONT-RUNNER, DO NOW?

Task One: expand his base.

 
 
 

SEASON 3, EPISODE 5: WRATH OF A MENACE

From Slate's hit podcast series.

SEASON 3, EPISODE 2: COPS ON MY TAIL

From Slate's hit podcast series

 
 
 

SEASON 3, EPISODE 7: TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A

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SEASON 3, EPISODE 1: AGAINST THE WORLD

From Slate's hit podcast series.

 
 
 

SEASON 3, EPISODE 6: TIL SOMEBODY KILLS YOU

From Slate's hit podcast series.

A BRIEF SURVEY OF MIKE BLOOMBERG GOING MISSING ON THE JOB

A mayor in absentia.

 
 
 

COME ON, IS IT REALLY SO BAD TO SNOOP ON YOUR PARTNER'S PHONE?

I don't see it.

THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY CONTINUES TO BE MUDDLED

David says he was wrong, wrong, wrong about Bernie.

 
 
 

HOPE HICKS IS BACK IN THE WHITE HOUSE. SO IS TRUMP'S SCANDAL-PLAGUED BODY MAN

President Trump is getting the crew back together again.

HOW A SMALL WHITE SUPREMACIST ORGANIZATION BUILT A GLOBAL MOVEMENT

The Base may not have many members, but its influence is wide-reaching.

 
 
 

FEELING DOWN? SNAPCHAT WANTS TO HELP

Snapchat is just the latest social media company to invest in mental health initiatives.

OH GOOD, ANOTHER VOTING APP MIGHT HAVE SOME PROBLEMS

A Washington State county that had planned to use Voatz for troops abroad will drop the app, but West Virginia is sticking with it.

 
 
 



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