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  1. explainers
    Quibi Is Finally Here. Wait, What’s Quibi?Everything to know about the latest entrant in the streaming wars.
  2. explainers
    All Your Questions About Tekashi69’s Early Release, AnsweredFor one, he’s planning to record new music right away.
  3. quarantuning
    How Coronavirus Accidentally Gave Us a Cardi B Hit“Shit is real!”
  4. radio vulture
    Your Guide to the Extended Mythology of Jay Electronica, Rap’s Great MysteryTapping Jay-Z to play sidekick on your decade-overdue debut album would be staggering if it weren’t what Elec always claimed to be in the tea leaves.
  5. ask an expert
    Is It Safe to Go to a Concert Right Now?Everything you need to know before making that call.
  6. refreshers
    Everything You Need to Remember Before Reading the New Hilary Mantel BookThe Mirror and the Light caps off Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy, which began with 2009’s Wolf Hall.
  7. gaslighter
    Why Can’t the Dixie Chicks Talk About Their New Album?“Gaslighter” has some hints.
  8. explainers
    All Hell Has Broken Loose Within the GrammysAs of March 2, Deborah Dugan’s position as CEO of the Recording Academy has officially been terminated.
  9. crime
    Everything We Know About Pop Smoke’s DeathThe 20-year-old Brooklyn rapper was killed at a home in Los Angeles, but police are still looking for a motive and suspects.
  10. easter eggs
    Every Easter Egg in Taylor Swift’s ‘The Man’ Music VideoPrepare to Harriet the Spy the crap out of this thing.
  11. explainers
    How to Navigate the New York Public Library Like an ExpertCatching a peek of the “stacks train” and browsing 200-year-old menus is one of the best ways any New Yorker can spend a freezing Saturday afternoon.
  12. the law
    All Your Questions About Jussie Smollett’s New Indictment, AnsweredThe actor faces new charges that he “planned and participated” in staging a hate crime against himself last year. Here’s how we got here.
  13. close reads
    Let’s Talk About That Horrific Alicia Silverstone Scene in The Lodge“We tried to make it as surprising for an audience as possible.”
  14. fact check
    Wait, What Is The Hunt Even About?A guide to what we know and don’t know about the plot of Universal’s controversial movie — which is finally coming to theaters this March.
  15. explainers
    Customers Say DevaCurl Is Making Their Hair Fall OutEverything we know about the backlash against the popular curly hair products.
  16. true crime
    Everything to Know About McMillions and the McDonald’s Monopoly ScamAn infamous con that involved Florida men, Italian mobsters, Mormons, drug dealers, strip clubs, and a zany FBI sting.
  17. close reads
    So, What Is Taylor Swift’s New Netflix Doc Miss Americana About?Cats! And so so so much more.
  18. crime
    3 Months Ago, a 25-Year-Old Went Missing. Her Body Was Finally Found.Everything we know about the murder of Stephanie Parze.
  19. explainers
    Where to Shvitz in New YorkA guide to navigating the city’s (and North Jersey’s) baths, onsens, and 24-hour K-spas.
  20. radio vulture
    How Roddy Ricch’s ‘The Box’ Just Became Rap’s First Viral No. 1 Hit of 2020The Compton rap newcomer just denied Justin Bieber another No. 1 debut. Here’s how he did it.
  21. explainers
    So, Who Is Tom Hanks’s Rapper Son?Chet Haze is a tattooed Northwestern alumnus.
  22. this! is! jeopardy!
    Everything You Need to Know About Jeopardy!’s Ultimate VIP TournamentKen Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Brad Rutter face off.
  23. explainers
    Your Questions About CBD, AnsweredIs that CBD gummy useful, or just delicious?
  24. call a lawyer
    How Exactly Does the ‘Law of Surprise’ Work in The Witcher?The most confusing thing about The Witcher, explained.
  25. beginner's guide
    What to Know About The Witcher If You Know Absolutely Nothing About The WitcherA handy guide to the characters, their stories, what’s worth paying attention to, and what you can ignore.
  26. the law
    Everything to Expect From Tekashi 6ix9ine’s SentencingWill he go to prison or see the light of day on Wednesday? Here’s everything we know.
  27. explainers
    The One-Page Guide to Getting a Driver’s LicenseInstructors, driving-school owners, and brand-new drivers share their tricks to passing.
  28. cyber crime
    Offset’s Very Convenient Social Media Hack, ExplainedStarting with how Tekashi 6ix9ine is involved, all the way from jail.
  29. 25 days of cats
    An Attempt to Answer All Your Questions About the Plot and Universe of CatsThey’re cats!
  30. history lesson
    The True Story of the Aberfan Disaster in The Crown Season 3Queen Elizabeth really did wait eight long days to visit the site of an infamous coal-mining tragedy.
  31. timelines
    When Does The Mandalorian Take Place?A very simple guide to the Star Wars timeline.
  32. this means war
    Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta, ExplainedSwift claims that the fallout from Braun’s purchase of Big Machine is actively crippling her career. Who’s telling the truth?
  33. explainers
    So, How Do You Actually Watch Disney+?If you’re wondering what you can watch right now, what it costs, and how to get it, we’ve got the answers you need.
  34. explainers
    High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Premise: The ExplanationThink of it as American Vandal meets Smash.
  35. to stream or not to stream?
    All the New Streaming Services That Want Your MoneyApple+, Disney+, HBO Max, and more are competing for your eyeballs. Which one is right for you?
  36. explainers
    So, How Do You Actually Watch Apple TV+?If you’re wondering what Apple TV+ is, what it costs, and how you get it, we’ve got all the answers you need.
  37. extremely online
    We Can’t Look Away From This Juicy U.K. Soccer Wives ScandalWhat to know about Coleen Rooney, Rebekah Vardy, and a truly scandalous British tabloid feud.
  38. wildfires
    PG&E Power Shutdown: Why California Is Going DarkAs many as 800,000 California homes will have their power cut Wednesday in an attempt to avoid wildfires.
  39. explainers
    So, Uh, What Happens to Tekashi 6ix9ine Now?It stands to reason that, in an unscrupulous attention economy, there would be a market for more content from 6ix9ine should he ever be released.
  40. faq
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Joker But Were Too Freaked Out to AskIs Joker actually an incel? And how similar is it to that leaked script?
  41. explainers
    The True Stories Behind UnbelievableThe Netflix true-crime series hews close to the reported facts of the case while lightly fictionalizing its main players.
  42. power
    Everything We Know About Deborah Ramirez’s Allegations Against KavanaughA damning new report indicates that her claims were never fully investigated, even though she had potential witnesses who were willing to speak.
  43. explainers
    The True Story Behind Mindhunter’s Atlanta Child MurdersThe actual facts of the infamous Atlanta child murders, including all the major details that Mindhunter didn’t cover.
  44. timelines
    How Woodstock 50 Imploded Right Before Our Eyes: A TimelineFrom definitely sort of canceled to definitely sort of uncanceled to officially canceled. Here’s what the hell happened.
  45. the law
    All Your Questions About Meek Mill’s Controversial Legal Case, AnsweredHe’s had his original conviction overturned and been granted a new trial, but is he finally #free?
  46. explainers
    Neon Genesis Evangelion Is Finally on Netflix. So Why Are Some Fans Upset?One of the most popular anime series ever is now readily available to U.S. audiences — with some controversial changes. You should watch it anyway.
  47. explainers
    So, What’s the Deal With Jed’s Bachelorette Drama?The front-runner apparently schemed his way onto the show for exposure, according to the girlfriend he left back home.
  48. explainers
    Drake’s Erotic Watch Has a 269-Year BackstoryNice.
  49. where's the beef?
    DJ Khaled vs. Billboard May Be a Breaking Point in the Merch-Bundle Chart WarsBundles have become a chart scam ripe for gaming, and the playing field needs to be better defined.
  50. retail woes
    What Is Going on With Topshop?The brand is closing all stores, and its owner was just charged with a misdemeanor in Arizona.
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