Bethan Williams is convinced that one day, she will win the lottery. Here’s her heartbreaking true story.
“Nobody belongs anywhere, nobody exists on purpose, everyone’s going to die. Come watch TV?” The philosophy of Rick and Morty. By Swéta Rana
Y u no play nice? Sweta Rana considers the darker side of internet memes.
Leo Hunt considers the conflict between two different cartoon narratives in Simon Hanselmann’s Megahex.
Charlotte Hems-Rogers explores the puerile punchlines and pitfalls of Friends — and how contemporary television is improving, but can still learn from its mistakes.
If, like many of the show’s fans, you found yourself confused and angered by the meaningless finale of How I Met Your Mother, do not despair — a quick look at the work of Albert Camus will explain everything. By…
Pop music seems obsessed with good girls, but what does that really say about how male singers view women?
There’s a loser in all of us, and nobody is more painfully aware of this fact than the Coen Brothers. With Inside Llewyn Davis, they yet again raise a toast, to douchebags everywhere. By Sam Warner
While women are increasingly able to enter male spaces, men remain confined to their traditional roles, warns Hatty Farnham.
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