What’s It Like to Watch Every Super Bowl?Horrible.
Every Super Bowl, RankedAll 49 games placed in their proper numerical order.
Mann’s ManI watched every movie and TV show ever directed or produced by Michael Mann, Hollywood’s greatest hack.
I Read 93 Books About Pop AlbumsHere’s what I learned.
The Twenty Greatest Wu-Tang Clan AlbumsIncluding one from U-God!
I Boldly Went Where Every Star Trek Movie and TV Show Has Gone BeforeNow I can tell you exactly why this franchise is great.
Confessions of a John le Carré DevoteeI read all 23 of le Carré’s novels. Here’s my full and complete testimony to Control.
Ranking Le Carré’s NovelsWhich is the master’s greatest? And where does his new one fall?
Janet Malcolm, From Best to WorstRanking the books by the country’s best magazine writer.
I Read Everything Jane Austen Wrote, Several TimesHere are some of the many things I learned.
The Best Bond Movies, Books, Villains, and SongsA ranking of everything 007.
You Can’t Handle the Truth About Aaron SorkinI watched everything ever written by America’s finest creator of middlebrow entertainment—a Gilbert and Sullivan for our era.
Ranking the Films of Richard LinklaterFrom Slacker to Bernie.
All of Steven Spielberg’s Movies, RankedFrom the sublime to the schlock—and beyond.
The U2 ParadoxNever has a band been more mockable, never has a band been more successful.
The Super Bowl Time CapsuleThese are the five moments in Super Bowl history that defined their eras.
How the Super Bowl Became America’s Most Important EventI watched all 49 games to find out.
The Descent of MannRanking the works of Michael Mann, from best to worst.
The 30 Best 33 1/3 BooksFrom Aretha to Slint.
Wu-Tang ForeverIs it even possible to listen to everything the Wu has ever recorded?
The Greatest Star Trek Movies, Series, Episodes, Villains, and Crew MembersFrom best to worst.
Watching the WatchersJohn le Carré on screen.
I Read Everything Janet Malcolm Ever PublishedI’m in awe of her.
Jane Austen’s Novels, RankedPlus her most devastating one-liners.
Stirred, but Not ShakenI read the books and watched the movies. Here’s what makes Bond great.
I Ate Every Variety of Pepperidge Farm CookieWhat I learned about baked goods—and the human condition—from the Milano, the Verona, the Geneva …
I Watched Every Richard Linklater MovieHere’s what I learned from the small-town philosophers, bar stool monologuists, and high school gods who populate his work.
I Watched Every Spielberg MovieNow I almost wish I hadn’t.
The Narrative Nonsense of Steven Spielberg's Movies
Ranking U2's AlbumsBest to worst.