Sometimes it's better to put a franchise or show on hold until you're ready to tell new stories with it than to keep giving audiences the same things over and over again.
Nick Denton has vowed to make his flagship site "nicer." But is there any role for niceness in journalism?
Shootings in Aurora and Lafayette shatter the trust required to get strangers to gather in the dark and give themselves over to a story.
Both the Civil Rights movement and the new fight against police brutality rely heavily on photos and video. But images have a complicated relationship to social change.
A new movie about a New Jersey couple's fight for pension benefits reminds us just how fast marriage equality became the law of the land.
My almost-5-year-old daughter and I do a lot of twirling at home. We pose with our arms raised in third, four and fifth ballet positions and wait for the timer countdown on our camera to tell us our picture’s been taken. We sing Janelle Monae and Emily King at the top of our lungs in […]
A 1955 children's book about a dinosaur and the children of a rancher is the perfect way to wait for the next Pixar movie.
FX's vampire drama suggests that the scariest monsters are the ones who know how to exploit our worst impulses in the midst of disaster.
The very fact that someone was gay or transgender used to be news. Now, sometimes, it's just a fact, and not always a very interesting one.
You can't treat a woman like she's immoral and then be shocked when your audience stones her like she's a witch.