The Challenge contestant seriously injured in a freak accident

The Challenge contestant seriously injured in a freak accident

Olivia Kaiser on The Challenge: Ride Or Dies Screenshot: MTV After thirty-eight seasons, MTV’s competition reality show The Challenge has run the gamut of extreme, well, challenges that beget bumps and bruises. But during part 1 of Wednesday’s two-part finale episode, contestant Olivia Kaiser pushed the show’s physical toll to a new limit, suffering a … Read more

“No one’s made a good high school movie since” Superbad

“No one’s made a good high school movie since” Superbad

L-R: Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Bill Hader, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Michael CeraPhoto: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage (Getty Images) Seth Rogen has good reason to be cocky about his place in Hollywood. He got his start on one of the most beloved high school television series of all time (Freaks And Geeks) and then co-wrote one of the … Read more

It’s high time the Grammys recognize Beyoncé’s curation skills

It’s high time the Grammys recognize Beyoncé’s curation skills

Image: Mason Poole/Parkwood Media (Getty Images), Michael Crabtree – PA Images (via Getty), Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Beyoncé Vivo Beyoncé never really left, but she’s certainly back. Just days after announcing plans for her Renaissance World Tour, she has the opportunity to become the most-awarded artist in history at the 65th Annual Grammys on Sunday … Read more

OK Go the band now fighting OK GO! the cereal

OK Go the band now fighting OK GO! the cereal

Left: Band (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images Getty Images for NAMM) Right: Foodstuffs (Photo: Post Holdings) Okay, so: OK Go (the band) is now fighting OK GO! (the cereal), over the rights to the OK Go/GO! name, in what we cannot—despite therapy and medications—stop ourselves from thinking of as one hell of an OK Go/GO! Throw … Read more

Universal’s new Mario Kart ride is under fire for size restrictions

Universal’s new Mario Kart ride is under fire for size restrictions

Super Nintendo World in Los AngelesPhoto: CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images It’s a classic theological question: Could Bowser (the Koopa King) create a theme park ride so restrictive that even he couldn’t ride it? Said question is front and center for plenty of Nintendo fans this week, with new reports that the upcoming Mario Kart … Read more

Stephen King calls geographic shenanigans on The Last Of Us

Stephen King calls geographic shenanigans on The Last Of Us

Murray Bartlett and Nick Offerman have dinner as far away from a Dunkin as humanly possiblePhoto: Liane Hentscher (HBO) This past week’s episode of The Last Of Us was a watershed moment in queer television, depicting a compassionate, painful, and rewarding romance played by Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett to rapturous acclaim. This very website … Read more

All the newly announced DC projects coming to TV and film

All the newly announced DC projects coming to TV and film

Booster Gold (Hi-Fi/DC Comics), Superman (Jim Lee/DC Comics), Damian Wayne (Frank Quitely/DC Comics)Graphic: The A.V. Club When Warner Bros. tapped James Gunn and Peter Safran to run DC Studios, we expected they’d draw a new roadmap for the turbulent comics-to-film universe. Now that they’ve revealed plans for their upcoming projects, we have our first sense … Read more

10 essential episodes of Netflix’s BoJack Horseman

10 essential episodes of Netflix’s BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman (Images: Netflix) Graphic: Karl Gustafson With TV Club 10, we point you toward the 10 episodes that best represent a TV series, classic or modern. They might not be the 10 best episodes, but they’re the 10 episodes that’ll help you understand what the show’s all about. “All those perky, well-adjusted people you … Read more

The Last Of Us ratings rise for a third consecutive week

The Last Of Us ratings rise for a third consecutive week

Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett in episode 3 of The Last Of Us Photo: Liane Hentscher/HBO Call it a swing and a hit: after a strongly-reviewed third episode that made a significant deviation from the original video game’s content, HBO’s The Last Of Us has grown its audience for the third consecutive week in a … Read more

Sarah Michelle Gellar on backlash to female-led Marvel films

Sarah Michelle Gellar on backlash to female-led Marvel films

Sarah Michelle GellarPhoto: Jesse Grant (Getty Images) As star of the beloved (but in recent years controversial) series Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar knows the highs and lows of working within the supernatural genre better than most. The pros? Incredible story-telling! Emotional character arcs! Mind-blowing special effects! Werewolves! But the cons? Sexism. So … Read more