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Fandom In Context: 'Simpsons' Cosplay Is A Trippy, Horrifying And Hilarious Funhouse Online
The longest-running series of all time has inspired a wave of misshapen, grotesque and miraculous cosplay attempts that fans eat up like so many donuts.
The Weekly Discourse: The Phoebe Bridgers Discourse Catastrophe
How a woman attempting to smash a guitar on live television broke Twitter's brains.
This Year's Super Bowl Ads Were An Emotional Rollercoaster
It was either a barrage of cringeworthy celebrity shilling or 'In These Trying Times…' cranked to 11. No middle ground.
Fandom in Context: Garfield Memers Are Having A Nermal One
How the world's most innocuous comic strip became some of the internet's most potent nightmare fuel.
Fandom in Context: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Samantha?
Sex and The City fans meme'd their disappointment over a beloved character's absence from the upcoming reboot. Sarah Jessica Parker meme'd the situation to win them back.
The Weekly Discourse: Brainworms All Over The Shop
The inauguration of Joe Biden has brought with it a deluge of cringe.
Fandom in Context: The Sopranos Memes Are Pandemic Therapy
25 years after changing TV, The Sopranos is helping more fans get through the turbulent present.
The Weekly Discourse: Dying Gasps Of Trump-era Comedy
In the last week of Trump's presidency, his cringiest critics simply had to get in some terrible final jabs.
Fandom In Context: The Enduring Allure Of Movie Novelizations
From script to screen to page, novelizations produce some of the weirdest versions of the world's most well-known properties. But who's reading them and why? These fans are keeping the art of and appreciation for novelizations alive.
The Weekly Discourse: Limits Of Critical Thinking
This week's posters exemplify the dangers of not reconsidering before hitting 'tweet.'