Kate Winslet in "Divergent." (Jaap Buitendijk/AP)
Kate Winslet in “Divergent.” (Jaap Buitendijk/AP)

As we head into the weekend, here’s the most entertaining culture writing and the pop culture news you need. Enjoy our temporary foray into spring!

-A complete guide to “Divergent” for those of you, like me, who need a late-pass on the most recent YA-to-film phenomenon.

-The Switch looks back twenty years at how the Washington Post covered video gaming and gender in 1994.

-A smart take on the discordant note in the otherwise-terrific “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

-Why the names of famous literary villains sound so terrifying.

-Hellboy turns twenty.

 

Alyssa Rosenberg blogs about pop culture for The Washington Post's Opinions section.