1. smack talk
    Sloane Crosley on 9 People You Meet by Age 30“You know the person who always seems to be directing their own biopic?”
  2. fall preview 2015
    75 Movies to Watch This FallFrom M. Night Shyamalan’s self-financed comeback to a Cold War drama from Steven Spielberg and the Coen brothers.
  3. summer guide 2015
    The Summer Culture Calendar: 90 Things to Watch, Hear, Read, and DoSave the date. All of them.
  4. fall preview 2014
    33 Fall TV Shows to Look Out ForHow to Get Away With Murder, Black-ish, Gracepoint, and more.
  5. fall preview 2014
    64 Movies to Watch This FallFrom blockbusters to indies.
  6. summer guide 2014
    110 Diversions: Things to Watch, Hear, Read, and Do, All Summer LongThe new Tom Cruise, Dave Chappelle at Radio City, Morrissey in Brooklyn, literary thrillers, and more.
  7. history lesson
    Tracing the Career of Tween-Lit Doyenne Judy BlumeAfter 44 years, her first feature-film adaptation, Tiger Eyes, arrives next week.
  8. books
    The Nine Circles of Dan BrownOn May 14, dark prince of conspiracy-based historical thrillery will release his latest, whose first printing of 4 million copies all but guarantees that it’ll be a giant hit—and that it will create lots of extra work for everybody.