Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Culture

Star-Crossed Lovers, Cowboys, Magic, And Dragons: Inside Greg Pak’s New Series, ‘Kingsway West’

From Planet Hulk to Battlestar Galactica, Greg Pak has produced entertaining work for years now. His run on Action Comics (particularly the non-crossover arcs) were some of the best and original Superman books in recent years.That said, I didn’t...

Kanye and Drake Are Recording An Album Together. Should We Be Excited?

When Kanye West was interviewed on Big Boy’s Neighborhood a few years ago, he was asked if liked any new music coming out. His answer was brief: Yes, he really liked that at-the-time new Drake track “Hold On We’re...

Star Wars! Blair Witch! Dancing Gosling! Here’s Your Fresh Toast Fall Movie Preview

While a dark cloud looms over this year’s poor summer movies, studios and directors typically reserve their more grandiose projects--awards bait--for the fall. And this year looks packed as much as any other. Don’t worry, though, the Fresh Toast...

An Oral History Of The Time My Mom Met Andre 3000 At A Mall

Twenty years ago, OutKast released their most influential and best album, ATLiens. Ten years ago, my mom and I were at a mall in Atlanta, and we ran into Andre 3000. Here's what happened, according to two emails from my...

Werner Herzog’s Hot Take of The Day: Television Commercials

Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog is best known for his obsessions with the monumental issues of human existence: technology, art, beauty, death, the unforgiving brutality of nature, and the exploration of the unknown. But he also considers—and complains about—the banality...

Poll: Would You Use This New Urinal To Wash Your Penis?

If necessity is the mother of invention, you can make your own assumptions about how this one came about.Spanish entrepreneurs dreamed up the "Urinary 2.0," a urinal-bidet combination. Sensors activate a "water curtain sudsy" that does its job in three seconds, complete...

Did Gucci Mane Just Record A New Collaboration With… OutKast?!

In Gucci we trust. The lifestyle icon and trap god himself, Gucci Mane sure has occupied himself since returning home from prison. He released a new album, already announced another, and starred in a Supreme commercial directed by his...

Potiquette: The Back To School Edition

Dear Ms. Pot,I’m a philosophy professor at a school in the middle of cow country. There are two bars dominated by underage students, one Chinese restaurant, and a nice little inn where you can get a decent glass of wine...

Watch Burning Man From The Comfort Of Your Own Underwear

If you're reading this, you're probably not at Burning Man. If you're at Burning Man, you're reading this through giant steampunk goggles, because wow the sand is everywhere. You've spent ~$400, plus costumes and mushrooms/weed/ecstasy/choose your favorite substance, to spend a...

New Jam: “Blood on Me” by Sampha, Your Next Favorite UK Artist

Sampha is an artist you may recognize, but probably never knew his name. Consider Sampha the UK’s more obscure Frank Ocean: A soulful, sensitive crooner who released a captivating, we-need-more project, then subsequently disappeared from the spotlight save a few...

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