32 Days Ago Do you take selfies? Do you take them in public? Do you watch other people take selfies in public and judge them harshly, as if it is any of your business?
34 Days Ago I’ve never been much of a gadget blogger. My entries on The Verge’s Circuit Breaker have been met with sentiments ranging from “is this a joke?” to “I have difficulties getting your writing style” to “this is why I swiped left on you on Tinder,” which was deleted by the moderators.
36 Days Ago Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week.
37 Days Ago At South by Southwest, everyone is a VIP and no one is a VIP. Your $1,600 badge gives you access to everything in the world and nothing at all.
39 Days Ago Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 SXSW Interactive Festival.
40 Days Ago Social Animals, the feature-length debut from documentary director Jonathan Ignatius Green, stars three kids: self-taught New York street photographer Humza Deas, dancer and aspiring fashion brand mogul Kaylyn Slevin, and Ohio high school student Emma Crockett, who stands in for the everyman teen.
41 Days Ago Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 SXSW Film Festival.
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46 Days Ago Welcome back to Why’d You Push That Button! Season 2 starts today, which might be a fun little surprise for you because honestly, we haven’t done a great job of remembering to talk about it on Twitter!
47 Days Ago Amazing, unexpected news: Why’d You Push That Button? has recently been declared the official podcast of Texas! Just kidding, but we’re going there anyway. Our very first live episode will be recorded (and live-streamed) from SXSW on March 9th at 4 PM CT (5 PM ET).
49 Days Ago The idea of ingesting a Tide Pod used to be a little bit funny. For example, when The New York Daily News printed a comment from Senator Chuck Schumer under a rudely ageist headline in September 2012.
52 Days Ago David Lynch Teaches Typing, a free game from developer Hyacinth Nil and writer Luke Palmer, is a terrible way to learn how to type. For starters: if you’re a child and you don’t yet know how to use a keyboard, why are you familiar with the oeuvre of David Lynch?
52 Days Ago Penny, the college freshman heroine of Emergency Contact, is really good at texting with a sad barista boy named Sam. He’s really good at texting her back!
53 Days Ago Amazon announced this morning that Transparent creator Jill Soloway will be editor-at-large for its newest imprint. TOPPLE Books, according to a press release, will primarily publish narrative non-fiction and fiction from writers who identify as women of color, gender non-conforming, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
53 Days Ago Tinder announced this morning that it’s launching a campaign called #RepresentLove, in collaboration with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Emojination founder Jennifer 8. Lee, with the goal of petitioning Unicode to introduce interracial couple emoji.
55 Days Ago As you may have heard, it has been two years since the Snapchat-turned-Twitter video “Damn, Daniel” changed the way we think about viral content, white sneakers, and Weezer.
57 Days Ago Two years ago, you were younger and lovelier. Your childhood was closer to you than it is now, and you had just seen Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show instead of some other Super Bowl halftime show.
64 Days Ago Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week.
65 Days Ago Last week, on perhaps the coldest night that I have experienced since leaving a college town situated more or less at the bottom of a lake, The Verge’s Ashley Carman and I took the train up to Hunter College to watch a debate.
66 Days Ago It is Valentine’s Day, and you’re doing what makes the most sense — sitting very still in your immaculate apartment, waiting for the doorbell to ring.
66 Days Ago FX golden boy Ryan Murphy is jumping ship when his contract expires in July, and moving over to Netflix. Netflix announced the deal last night, and The New York Times reports that it’s worth up to $300 million — one of the largest-ever overall deals for a showrunner.
67 Days Ago Apple is developing a TV drama called Swagger, inspired by Kevin Durant’s childhood. Variety reports that the show will “explore the world of Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and the lives of the players, their families, and coaches.” The series will be written and directed by Reggie Rock Bythewood, best known for writing the 2009 Notorious B.I.G.
68 Days Ago Alibaba and Disney have signed a major licensing deal, which was announced in a press release this morning. It includes the distribution and streaming rights to more than 1,000 episodes from Disney animated shows, as well as many of its films (live action movies like Pirates of the Caribbean and animated classics like Mulan).
69 Days Ago Last year, I asked a friend for some advice. He admitted, first, that he was underqualified to give it. (This is how happy people preface everything.) Then he sent me a lyric from a Los Campesinos!
71 Days Ago Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week.