chernobyl

climate change

Climate Change Is Everywhere. Just Not on TV

Prestige TV dominates the culture, but it has a big blind spot when it comes to our warming planet.
Geoff Dembicki
4 days ago
tv

This 'Stranger Things' and Chernobyl Crossover Conspiracy Might Be Real

But we really, really hope it isn't.
River Donaghey
7.10.19
food-features

Why This Baker Turned Chernobyl and the Oklahoma City Bombing Into Cakes

Paige Heimark is a 'disaster artist' who uses cake to underscore how we consume trauma.
Emma Orlow
7.1.19
tv

12 Shows to Binge-Watch Since All the Summer Movies Are Bad

Just about every major movie this summer is an awful sequel or reboot. Watch TV instead.
River Donaghey
6.19.19
tv

This 'Friends' and 'Chernobyl' Mash-up Video Is Cursed

We are all going to hell for this.
River Donaghey
6.18.19
chernobyl

I Lived in Chernobyl to See if Nuclear Fallout Makes Fungus Grow Better

It helped me to redefine Chernobyl as healthy. Not thriving, but a place with a community.
Christopher Robinson
6.7.19
tv

Russia Is Making Its Own 'Chernobyl' Blaming America for the Whole Thing

Their version is apparently based on a conspiracy theory that says the CIA did it.
River Donaghey
6.6.19
chernobyl

Why the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Exploded

HBO's 'Chernobyl' is a story about political power, not the dangers of nuclear energy, and it's important to know what really happened.
Matthew Gault
6.4.19
chernobyl

Could Another Chernobyl Happen Today? Absolutely

HBO's 'Chernobyl' is hellish. But with renewables still lagging far behind, nuclear power is still our best hope for low-carbon energy in the near term.
Tom Seymour
6.4.19
tv

Craig Mazin's Years-Long Obsession with Making 'Chernobyl' Terrifyingly Accurate

"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
Drew Schwartz
6.3.19
chernobyl

Why Hundreds of Thousands of Women Ended Their Pregnancies After Chernobyl

Misinformation, "radiophobia," and fear of birth defects led to hundreds of thousands of abortions after the nuclear disaster.
Becky Ferreira
6.3.19
tv

All the Random, Interesting Things You Need to Know About ‘Chernobyl’ Before the Finale

Viral tweet threads, a connection to 'The Hangover Part III,' and, of course, memes.
Peter Slattery
5.31.19
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