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The Sound of the 'Broad City': A Musical Guide to TV's Coolest Comedy

About a month before they shot the dorm room bong lesson that anchored the Broad City Season 2 premiere, the episode’s director was on the hunt for the perfect song to set the scene. 731 more words


The Best Midnight Movie Candidates of the 21st Century

We love a good underdog story. “Small-time theater owners, who could rent inexpensive pictures without having to pay distributors a percentage of the receipts, were able to flourish, which led to the growth of art houses, revival houses, and third-run grind houses. 1,880 more words


50 Virtual Vacations on Film That You Can Stream Right Now

Now that winter is officially upon us, you may be experiencing escapist fantasies of sunny beaches and warm sidewalk cafés on a daily basis. With temperatures dropping, we’d like to interrupt your rising Netflix queue with these 50 films that will surely help you get away from it all while bundled up at home. 2,915 more words


Rare Photos of the New York City Punk Scene in the '70s and '80s

The progenitors of punk probably never imagined themselves in photographs that would be selling at art auctions, but the New York City scene during the ‘70s and ’80s continues to prove irresistible. 315 more words


50 Great Songs Based on Literary Characters

Songwriters take their inspiration from anywhere and everywhere, and since many of them are also voracious readers, it’s no surprise that there have been many great songs written over the years about literary characters. 3,330 more words


The 2015 Oscar Nominations' (Few) Good and (Many) Bad Surprises

Oh Oscar, you bastard, why do we let you get under our collective skin, every damn year? This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominees ( 2,008 more words


The 50 Greatest Midnight Movies of All Time

For the young cinéaste, attending your first midnight movie is a rite of passage that’s as important as your first kiss. Midnight screenings inspire rabid devotees, because they invite fans to participate in communal antics (think… 2,557 more words