FILM AND TV

“Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai?”: Bollywood’s Scandalous Question, and The Hardest-Working Scene in Movies, Oscilloscope

TV: The Handmaid’s Tale Season 1 Recaps, Vice

TV: Harlots Season 1 Recaps, AV Club

How Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Became the Darkest Tale of All, Vice

The Dark Appeal of Beauty and the Beast, NPR.org

How ‘Westworld’ Plays with Our Attraction to Trauma Stories, VICE

“The Feminine Desert of Mad Max: Fury Road,” The Dissolve

The Briefcase is a Reality Show for the Victorian Era, The Atlantic

How the vampire became film’s most feminist monster, The Dissolve

Decoy: Police Woman, AV Club

Boardwalk Empire, Season 4, AV Club: New York Sour, “Erlkönig”, “Havre de Grace”, “Farewell Daddy Blues”


BOOKS AND CULTURE

Terra Incognita: ‘The Planet Factory’ And ‘The Undiscovered Islands’, NPR.org

The Radium Girls, NPR.org

Where the Water Goes, NPR.org

The Picard Maneuver: The Great/Terrible Trek Aesthetic, Inverse

Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors, NPR.org

The Workings Of Nature: Naturalist Writing And Making Sense Of The World, NPR.org

Full Boyle: Guys Who Don’t Hear No Just Aren’t Funny Anymore, AV Club

“I don’t think I’ll venture on dual garmenture”: Rational Dress and the Politics of Biking, The Toast

The High Untresspassed Sanctity of Space: Seven True Stories about Eugene Cernan, Lightspeed Magazine

The Ghosts in Their Lives: The Hour, Season 2 [on site]