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Believe the hype around ESPN’s O.J. Simpson documentary

In an incredible moment of network serendipity, just two months after the end of the critically beloved and widely popular People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime…

‘Lady Dynamite’ is the ‘Arrested Development’ follow-up we deserve.

After an inspiring, articulate pep talk from her German-accented pug, Lady Dynamite’s star and protagonist has a brief moment of clarity about her place in the…

Black people are feeling sports analytics, but is the movement feeling them?

Eight years ago, Fire Joe Morgan went dark. When the blog started, an extension of a jokey email chain among friends, it was an oasis…

The Lobster is tragic, witty, and probably not intended for me.

The Lobster exists squarely within a film subgenre of sorts. It’s a rom-com derivative, featuring a quirky, disaffected lead or two. The leads are vaguely…

‘Keanu’ introduces the masses to the art of the code-switch.

Key and Peele’s first full-length film is about the particular struggle to be black.

12 of Donald Trump’s Professional Athlete Endorsements, Ranked

What’s the best way to choose who you’re going to vote for in the general election? By which party they’re running for? By picking the…

‘The People VS. OJ Simpson’ Takes on the Hot Take

“Choose a side!” In the first episode of American Crime Story, the People vs. OJ Simpson (ACS:OJ), the inflammatory defense attorney Johnnie Cochran demands that…

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