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  1. rumor mill
    Mary Shelley Is Nat Geo’s Genius in the Show’s 3rd SeasonThe anthology series has previously dedicated seasons to Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso.
  2. tv
    Hidden Figures Is Coming to TelevisionHow many John Glenns can we send into space? Let’s find out.
  3. select all
    Genius Partners With YouTube to Be More Like SnapchatThe platform is experimenting with “Song Stories.”
  4. The Case for the (Non-Harassing, Worth the Trouble) Creative GeniusWe don’t want more James Levines. But how about more Zaha Hadids?
  5. Half of Republicans Think Trump’s a GeniusAnd over half of Democrats think Trump’s mentally unstable. We’re not all just going to get along.
  6. tv review
    Genius = A Reasonably Good DramaIn which Einstein does higher math and, also, several women.
  7. genius
    Chrissy Teigen Had a Clever Way of Including John Legend in Her Christmas PhotoProof you can be in two places at once.
  8. movie review
    Even at Its Most Dynamic, Genius Is Still a Movie About Book EditingWatching Genius, you might have the nagging sense that the most vivid stuff is occurring offscreen.
  9. select all
    Why People Are Freaking Out About Annotations OnlineA tool blurs the line between content and commentary.
  10. trailer mix
    Watch Colin Firth in the Genius TrailerThe bromance of Maxwell Perkins and Thomas Wolfe comes to you June 10.
  11. close reads
    The Glorious Power of a Fat AssAss so fat it’s in 140 rap songs.
  12. behind the scenes
    7 Fun Facts We Learned From Eminem’s Genius AnnotationsHe shares stories on “Stan, “In Da Club,” and more.
  13. close reads
    Every Rap Song That Mentions Monica LewinskyShe’s a metaphor for power imbalances, fellatio, and more.
  14. A-Trak Explains Why He’s the Mastermind Behind Two of Kanye’s Biggest HitsHe explains the origins of two of Kanye’s biggest hits.
  15. oh no he didn't
    Rick Rubin Is Annotating His Work on GeniusHe’s opining on other people’s work too.
  16. genius
    Why Not Try an Entire Dress Made Out of Spanx?For the holidays.
  17. right-click
    Listen to R. Kelly’s New Single, (Sex) ‘Genius’Is this officially the return of “sex jam” R. Kelly? (Yes.)
  18. video
    Brilliant: ‘Birth Control on the Bottom’ Yogurt“The two favorite things of multicultural girlfriends in commercials.”
  19. Why Are Women Not Geniuses?Don’t ask us, we think they all are.
  20. casting couch
    Michael Fassbender to Play Thomas Wolfe and Colin Firth to Play His EditorColin Firth will play his editor.
  21. This Short Documentary on Mitch Hedberg’s Writing Process Will Floor You A month ago, we reported that Mitch Hedberg’s widow, Lynn Shawcroft, had over 30 never before seen notebooks of Mitch’s. This documentary does […]
  22. genius
    Brooklyn Woman Successfully Escapes Rent Obligations for Nine YearsWell played.
  23. Genius
    A Pesto Play by Dallas RobertsLights, camera, pine nuts!
  24. joaquin phoenix
    Failed Retiree Joaquin Phoenix to Maybe Play Foot FetishistHe’s attached to a part in ‘Big Shoe,’ about a foot-fetishizing shoe designer.
  25. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Penn, Diablo CodyPlus: Soundgarden announces title and release date for new album.
  26. genius
    Saltz: Duke Riley’s Insane Triumph, a Live Roman Naval Battle in QueensSpectators cheered as leaky boats foundered, rammed one another, and fired watermelon cannonballs in every direction.