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Fleabag Season 2 Gives a Fresh and Honest Perspective on Grief

Season 2 of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's acclaimed dark comedy Fleabag is charming and emotionally devastating, possibly more so than its first season. The British…
Maggie Serota / May 28, 2019

Watch The National Perform “Rylan” On Colbert

Since The National first performed "Rylan" way back in 2011, the song has become a fan-favorite—something you'd only hear at a live show, since the track…
Will Gottsegen / May 24, 2019

The Lonely Island Release Bash Brothers Album and Netflix Special

Yesterday afternoon, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, known collectively as The Lonely Island, announced a surprise Netflix special out of the blue. The…
Will Gottsegen / May 23, 2019

The Lonely Island Announce Surprise Netflix “Visual Poem” Premiering Tonight

The Lonely Island have released a cryptic teaser promising to release a "visual poem" on Netflix tonight at midnight. That's about as much as troupe members…
Maggie Serota / May 22, 2019

Watch a Trailer for a New Documentary About Leonard Cohen and His Muse Marianna Ihlen

A new documentary about the relationship between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen, his longtime lover and "muse" (famously, the inspiration for his beloved Songs of Leonard…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 22, 2019

Housing Secretary Can’t Tell the Difference Between a Basic Real Estate Term and a Cookie

In real estate parlance, an "REO" (abbreviation meaning "real estate owned") is a term used in reference to properties where ownership has transferred back to…
Maggie Serota / May 21, 2019

A Requiem for Game of Thrones

Why did we watch eight seasons of 'Game of Thrones'? Perhaps, for a sweeping resolution and some Lasting Existential Comment. We got neither, and virtually…
Corban Goble / May 21, 2019

Bill de Blasio on Ska: “I Love Ska”

New York City mayor and apparent 2020 hopeful Bill de Blasio appeared on CNN Tuesday morning to boost his profile in an absurdly crowded field…
Maggie Serota / May 21, 2019

Game of Thrones Finale Sets All-Time HBO Ratings Record

Game of Thrones went out on top -- at least as far as ratings were concerned.
SPIN Staff / May 20, 2019

What Does Moby’s Game of Thrones Meme Mean?

As the nation debates whether last night's Game of Thrones finale was "an unintelligible waste of everyone's time" or merely just "dumb as shit," we'd like to present…
Tosten Burks / May 20, 2019

John Wick 3 Isn’t Just About Fighting, It’s About Fame and Fandom

In the final minutes of John Wick: Chapter 2, our titular, patchily-bearded assassin has broken the rules. He’s killed a man on the grounds of…
Will Gottsegen / May 20, 2019

Game of Thrones’ Final Insult Was Tyrion Messing With the Chairs

In the third episode of the third season of Game of Thrones, there is a memorable scene: a Small Council meeting presided over by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 20, 2019

Fox & Friends Has the Predictable Reaction to Mayor Pete Criticizing Network During Fox News Town Hall

When Democratic presidential candidate and noted Dave Matthews Band fan Pete Buttigieg appeared at a Fox News town hall in New Hampshire Sunday night, he…
Maggie Serota / May 20, 2019

9 of Our Favorite Game of Thrones Stories

Tonight's episode marks the season finale of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones. While the current season's certainly had its ups and…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Video of BTS Fans’ Trash to Shame Bill de Blasio

Donald Trump Jr. may have inadvertently kicked the hornets' nest that is the BTS fandom while taking a shot at New York City mayor Bill…
Maggie Serota / May 17, 2019
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