The Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
A Field Guide to TuxedosThe gowns always get all the Oscar attention. It’s time to give menswear its due.
The Dalai Lama’s Ski TripWhat I learned in the slush with His Holiness.
A Moving New Documentary About What’s It Like to Be a Black Kid at Prep School
Free SamplesIs De La Soul’s long fight to release its music digitally finally over—or just beginning?
Counting CoupletsWhat is the most common rhyme in the history of pop music?
The Failed Promise of 3-D PornThere are some things we don’t want to see flying at us.
The Lost GershwinWhat might George Gershwin have accomplished if he hadn’t died at 38?
Why I Worked With Roman PolanskiI was sexually molested as an 8-year-old, I wrote a movie for Polanski, and I choose to believe Dylan Farrow.
Teen SpiritWhat was so important about the Beatles’ appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show?
The Stunning Success of “Fail Better”How Samuel Beckett became Silicon Valley’s life coach.
Don’t Hate Macklemore Because He’s WhiteHate him because his music is terrible.
Me, Myself, and BiebsCorey Haim’s legendary 1989 video diary, Justin Bieber, and the warping heat of teen fame.
Digging Too DeepGrantland’s exposé of a trans con artist privileged fact-finding over compassion.
Lights, Camera, Extraction!Kids are pulling out their teeth with a string and a slammed door—and filming it for YouTube.
L.A. KingsSchoolboy Q, the latest West Coast MC to make a powerful claim to the hip-hop throne.
Who Will Win Best Picture?A cool new tool for predicting the biggest Oscar of the night.
Bill Hicks: 20 Years GoneThe strange legacy of a great comedian.
What Is the Time Signature of the Ominous Electronic Score of The Terminator?A Slate investigation.
The Last Time My Food Co-op Debated Plastic Bags, There Was Almost a Riot. I Live-Tweeted the Next Time.
Stephen Tobolowsky—Groundhog Day’s Ned Ryerson—on What He Learned From Harold Ramis
“Unacceptable Ingredients”How many of the groceries sold at Walmart would be banned by Whole Foods?
Say I’m the Only Bee in Your Bonnet“Birdhouse in Your Soul” and the revolution it signified.
Arthur Chu Is Playing Jeopardy! the Right WayHe’s hunting Daily Doubles, which is exactly what every contestant should do.
Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow: Just the Facts
Digging deeper into Robert B. Weide’s misleading Daily Beast story.
Don’t Listen to Woody Allen’s Biggest DefenderWhy are so many journalists lauding Robert Weide’s sleazy, passive-aggressive attack on Mia Farrow and her daughter?
The Unstoppable Rise of the BuzzFeed Quiz
Doing the HustleThe flashiest, emptiest Best Picture nominee, American Hustle.
RequiemClassical music in America is dead.
Did Woody Allen Molest His Adopted Daughter 22 Years Ago?Let’s take a break from the Hollywood tributes to him and reconsider the evidence.