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The Hosts Are Leaving Us Cure: Friendly Faces to Ease the Transition Into a Mel and Sue–less World

“The Great British Bake Off” is losing its two lovely hosts, but [author has something in eye, pauses, swears, composes self, resumes] there are more where those came from!

Dad Rock: The San Diego Padres Are Responsible for the Worst Sports Songs Ever Written

Yes, even worse than Scott Stapp’s Marlins song. Lord forgive the parents who squandered their children’s chance for a normal life by subjecting them to this stuff.

The “Where’s the Women” Cure: More Great Recent Films from Women Directors

A supplement to the BFI’s (very white, very male) list of the the twenty-first century’s 100 Greatest Films.

The Ben-Hur Cure: An Antidote to Uninspired Adaptations

Just a reminder: We don’t have to shackle ourselves to the past when we stand on the shoulders of giants.

The Over-the-Top Solutions Cure: Because Going to the Mat Isn’t Always a Bad Idea

Pop culture recommendations for those of us who may have big dreams, but who lack the ability to climb up the face of a glass-fronted skyscraper in order to pursue them.

Return of the Tapes: Peeking into the Window of Five of the Best Bedroom Artists

As these artists show, you don’t need a recording studio to make a great record.

STUDY: A Highly Scientific Breakdown of All the Corduroy Worn in “Stranger Things”

Mornings are for coffee and contemplation, and cords are for fighting paranormal monsters.

The Diabolical Friendship Cure: Alternatives to the Unholy Bro-ly Alliance of Trump and Putin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are threatening the evil friendships genre by implicating it in their anarchic plot to destabilize the world; but that doesn’t mean that all diabolical friendships are bad. Let us count the ways.

Celebrate the First Day of Lolla 2016 with 19 Videos from 19 Lollapaloozas

One from every year of the festival’s history.

The Convention Cure: Non-Toxic Alternatives to Life at the RNC in CLE

We’ve all spent a lot of time in Cleveland this past week, metaphorically speaking; let’s remedy that with some R&R at these pop cultural paradises.

The “Night Of” Cure: Great Procedurals That Won’t Force You to Wait Until Next Week

You’ll need to wait two full months before seeing the climax of HBO’s new series, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait to get your daily dose of great procedural entertainment.

Another Green World: Our Favorite Non-Musical Forays from Musicians

The new semi-animated Toro Y Moi concert film got us thinking: when it comes to making things that aren’t music, which musicians have done it best?

FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016 (So Far)

It’s been six months already?

The Championship Cure: Because There’s More to Life Than Winning

Pop cultural reminders that you don’t need a million-karat ring to feel like a million damn bucks.

The Death Cure: A Return to the Days When Killing Your Darlings Was Still a Power Move

Pop cultural deaths that occurred back before death was cool.

The Summer Movie Cure: Ten Seasonally Appropriate Alternatives to Cinema’s Dog Day

Pop culture recommendations to aid with your blockbuster fatigue.

There’s a “Fruit Ninja” Movie Coming, So Here are Eight More Totally Legit Films Based on iPhone Apps

If “Angry Birds” can be the most popular movie in America, why not Google Maps?

The C.K. Cure: Self-Esteem Boosts from Ten Abject Failures

Pop culture recommendations to aid with your justified sense of inadequacy.

Wild Kingdom Streakers: Our Favorite Animals Who Think They’re Athletes

“We’ve got a squirrel.”

The Trump Cure: Ten Enjoyably Explicable, Despicable Men

Pop culture recommendations to aid in coping with the Donald.

“Can You Make It Rain Harder”: The Best Prince Videos (Currently) Online

Our favorite clips that the Purple One has left us with—for now.

Happy 4/20! Here’re Five Songs That’ve Been Misappropriated by High People

Take the edge off by realizing that you’ve been taking the edge off way too much.

George Saunders Writes About Wilco’s “One Sunday Morning”

“It puts me in mind of a group of lifelong pals on a front porch, trying to musically solve some existential problem they can’t quite articulate.”

Can’t Put My Finger On It: Ween’s Brownest Impersonations

Boognish be praised, Gener and Deaner have gotten the band—or is it the bands?—back together.

Super Bowl Shills: Our Favorite Ads Starring Football Players

Trading chop blocks for acting chops.

You’d Better Not Mess with Major Tom: Our Favorite David Bowie Covers

Including everyone from Beck to Barbra Streisand.

Hadda Be Playing on the Jukebox: TouchTunes Releases Most-Played Tracks from Nation’s Sports Bars

And anywhere else those Internet-connected jukeboxes are found.

The Writers Guild of America Ranks the 101 Funniest Screenplays

Woody Allen’s script for “Annie Hall” took the top spot.

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