Drew Schwartz

the internet

TikTok Challenges, Ranked by How Likely They Are to Maim or Kill You

The "skull breaker" challenge is, somehow, not even the most terrifying thing happening on this app.
Drew Schwartz
2 days ago
I know a place

Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino Tells Us About Her Favourite Diner in LA

"If you're visiting, or if you're a friend who's never been, I'm taking you. I want you to experience the toaster-at-the-table energy."
Drew Schwartz
2.13.20
Film

It's Not Our Fault 'Cats' Was a Flaming Pile of Garbage, VFX Society Says

"The best visual effects in the world will not compensate for a story told badly."
Drew Schwartz
2.12.20
2020 oscars

Joaquin Phoenix's Heart Is in the Right Place, but That Speech Was Unhinged

"We feel entitled to artificially inseminate a cow, and when she gives birth, we steal her baby... and then we take her milk that’s intended for her calf and put it in our coffee and our cereal."
Drew Schwartz
2.10.20
meta reviews

'Birds of Prey' Isn't the Complete Pile of Garbage You Thought It Would Be

Sure, it's not perfect – but critics say it's leagues better than the train wreck that was 'Suicide Squad'.
Drew Schwartz
2.7.20
News

The Grammys Left So Many Great Artists Out of Its 'In Memoriam' Tribute

David Berman, Bushwick Bill, and several other legendary musicians didn't get so much as a mention from the Recording Academy.
Drew Schwartz
1.27.20
CELEBRITIES

Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, and Guy Fieri Walk Into a Kitchen: An Actual Thing That Happened

We have so many questions about this friendship, and Stallone's 30-second video doesn't answer any of them.
Drew Schwartz
1.11.20
the internet

Mastercard's Weird New Pop Song Already Has a Terrifying Superfan

Someone left 45 comments about "Merry Go Round" on YouTube, and they show no signs of stopping. Who the hell is this guy?
Drew Schwartz
1.9.20
Film

We Asked a Doctor If Harvey Weinstein Really Needs That Walker

Is he just trying to drum up sympathy as his trial begins this week?
Drew Schwartz
1.8.20
best of the 2010s

A Eulogy for the Mix CD, the Best Way to Tell Someone 'I Like You'

Mix CDs have been innovated out of existence, but nothing has managed to replace how meaningful it was to make and receive them.
Drew Schwartz
11.17.19
Film

Joker Used a Song by Convicted Pedophile Gary Glitter in One of Its Biggest Scenes

He's currently serving a 16-year prison sentence for abusing three young girls.
Drew Schwartz
10.7.19
Film

Joaquin Phoenix's Profanity-Laden 'Joker' Outtake Was a Hoax

After footage of Phoenix cussing out a cinematographer on set made the rounds, his publicist revealed the whole thing was fake.
Drew Schwartz
10.3.19
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