Thomas Middleditch: Extremely Vincible

Sad streaks, fatal flaws, and new generations of bullies are all laughing matters when you own it and clown it like Thomas Middleditch.

Moshe Kasher’s Got Problems (and Maybe Solutions)

The candid comedian with the gift of gab brings his talking cure to the nation with “late-night daytime talk show” “Problematic.”

In Conversation: Holly Taylor of “The Americans” on Age, Deception, and Loyalty

Season five of FX’s Cold War drama has arrived at an…interesting…time in contemporary Russian/American relations. But some themes are universal.

On the Beach: “Moonlight”’s Jharrel Jerome on the Challenges of His First Major Role

The “Moonlight” actor reflects on the difficulty of hurting someone you love.

Lessons Learned: Pete Holmes Talks “Crashing” and Rising Again

The comic, actor, and podcaster explores life after infidelity in his new HBO series.

Friends with Benefits: Whitney, Sinkane, Rhys Darby, and More on the Year that Was

Our pals from the worlds of music, film, and TV offer their lists for the best of the year.

FLOOD’s Best TV Shows of 2016

Has the era of the antihero come to an end?

FLOOD’s Best Films of 2016

Don’t get too comfortable.

In Conversation: “Loving” Composer David Wingo on Separating Inspiration and Imagination

Jeff Nichols is one of the most exciting directors working today, not just because of his own artistic vision, but also because of the people…

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

At this point, we’ll take any excuse to celebrate.

I Was That Kid, Too: Twenty-Five Years of Nickelodeon’s “Doug”

How a comic about an anxiety-ridden “little gentleman” with a serious aversion to liver and onions became one of the most beloved cartoons of its era.

The Score: Mica Levi

The “Jackie” composer—and leader of Micachu and the Shapes—shares her favorite moments in which film and music blend seamlessly to create the perfect scene.

A Weeping Song: Director Andrew Dominik on His Nick Cave Film “One More Time With Feeling”

“It was important to me that none of them were victims of the film.”

Stardust Memories: Revisiting the Sound and Vision of Nicolas Roeg, David Bowie, and “The Man Who Fell to Earth”

On its fortieth anniversary, the sci-fi classic is getting a 4K re-release. Here, the earthlings involved—including cinematographer Tony Richmond and Bowie’s co-star Candy Clark—talk about the moment the star became a man.

In Conversation: “You’re the Worst”’s Chris Geere on Our Duty to be Empathetic

The co-star of FXX’s alchemical comedy talks the season three finale, what to expect next—and the special linguistic privileges afforded the British.

He Said, He Said: Do Ghost Stories Suck or Nah?

Uh…boo! It’s everyone’s favorite Halloween topic: the effectiveness of ghost stories. Two of our spookiest contributors make their case using the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: Slack.

A New Kind of Film for a Modern Form of Menace: Keith Maitland on “Tower”

Using rotoscope animation and imagined talking-head interviews with survivors and victims, the Austin director brings us back to the scene of the 1966 massacre at the University of Texas.

Entertaining Complaining: Kyle Kinane’s “Loose in Chicago”

The Windy City–bred, LA-based comedian takes on the joys of concealed carry and Laotian honeymoons in his new Comedy Central special.

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