Lumberg Office Space

Fan Theories: Office Space’s Bill Lumbergh Wanted Initech Destroyed

There were far more menacing hands behind those TPS reports.

Jimi Hendrix at Newport Pop Festival

How Jimi Hendrix’s “All Along the Watchtower” Came to Soundtrack the Vietnam War

The story of how a simple cover turned into a song synonymous with the war itself.

sole kitchen tiny moving parts

Sole Kitchen: Tiny Moving Parts

Dylan Mattheisen gets his hands on a modified overdrive pedal. 


20 Years Ago, Blade Made Comic Book Movies Credible (Video)

Our latest video essay reveals how Blade paved the way for the modern superhero film.

Channel Changers

Channel Changers: Adult Swim Fest 2018

Dan Deacon, Big Freedia, Zola Jesus, and many more recall the TV that’s shaped their lives

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: Dream Warriors

How Freddy Krueger Went from Child Killer to MTV Rock Star

From action figures to NES games, Wes Craven’s dream demon was bigger than Jesus.

Sole Kitchen with Le Butcherettes

Sole Kitchen: Le Butcherettes

Teri Gender Bender gets her hands on a modified reverb pedal. 

Cast of That '70s Show
Music Box Theatre

The Come Up: Music Box Theatre

Get your popcorn, grab a seat, and learn all about Chicago’s greatest theatre.

Heath Ledger as The Joker

Fan Theories: Is The Joker Really the Hero in The Dark Knight?

Maybe Gotham actually needed a better class of hero.

The Big Lebowski
Jim Carrey in The Truman Show

Fan Theories: Was The Truman Show Actually Cancelled?

Simple television economics may have led Truman Burbank to finally learn the truth about his life.