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'We Didn't Want to Gender-Bash' – Remembering 90s Comedy 'Smack the Pony'

Twenty years on, we talk about the cult C4 sketch show and the changing face of comedy with its creator and one of its stars.
Annie Lord
3.21.19
Opinion

We Asked Restaurants Whether Phones Have Ruined the Dining Experience

A restaurant in Australia is now offering rewards for customers who don’t touch their phone during dinner … but are they really that bad?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.3.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Chance the Rapper Parody Run-D.M.C. and Celebrate Final Christmas Under Obama in “Jingle Barack”

“Even Kanye is endorsing him / Got Barack back smoking Newports again.”
Alex Robert Ross
12.19.16
Culture

The Romanian Artist Protesting Authoritarianism With Doodles

The power of Dan Perjovschi's politically-motivated work lies in its simplicity.
Andreea Pocotilă
5.30.16
Film

1,250 Paintings Compose a Stunning Dance Music Video

Filmmaker Boris Seewald channels his inner "Take On Me" to construct a beautiful accompaniment to Ralf Hildenbeutel's "Disco."
Nathaniel Ainley
3.8.16
Festival

A Look Inside Brooklyn’s First All-Day Alt-Comedy Fest

Speed dating, free pizza, and something called a Fantasy Grandma all made appearances at alternative comedy queen Jo Firestone's Firestone Fest.
Lorelei Ramirez
11.19.15
Art

#Deflategate Tom Brady Memes Are a Touchdown

Meme artists sack a courtroom sketch of the dashing defendant.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.13.15
Art

Monday Insta Illustrator: Giant Killer Robots by Ninosboombox

Get through Monday with mechs that will make your inner sci-fi nerd melt.
Beckett Mufson
8.3.15
Features

Are Bloc Party Actually Breaking Up This Time?

Could this abstract sketch mean they are no more?
7.17.13