By Chris Bucholz
This last season is when the series' two polar halves -- gritty realism and wondrous fantasy -- clashed in a way that, well, wasn't good. In a story that prided itself on subverting tropes and killing heroes, we're suddenly staring down the road toward what appears to be a very conventional climax. This is what happens when you don't meet your deadlines, George!
Chris Bucholz walks us through it.
By Robert Evans
This is tough, because we suppose the whole point of guys like Maher is that all attention is good attention. Still, people are too quick to applaud the guy just because he occasionally comes out with an opinion they happen to agree with. The world is not divided neatly into teams! The enemy of your enemy is not your friend!
Read Evans' case against Maher here.
By Nathan Kamal and Jordan Breeding
Did you know that "teenager" as a stage of life was invented around World War II? Seriously, nobody used the word before that. Did you know that nobody went to the beach for fun until the 18th century? It turns out that lots of fundamental elements of everyday life were just pulled out of somebody's ass, and fairly recently.
Stuff all of this shit right into your read-holes.
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