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Gossip was the saving grace of 2022

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Big Tech’s Big Flops of 2022

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Good luck explaining a TikTok ban to young people

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The Cheesecake Factory knows what you want

A Christmas tree on a table. Why?

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How Christmas trees stopped being just a German thing

Babylon’s debauched old Hollywood is about something much bigger

Can art destruction save us from climate destruction?

Antisemitism isn’t new. So why did 2022 feel different?

What gets lost when comedies go straight to streaming

The irresistible voyeurism of “day in my life” videos

Hulu’s Kindred solves the Handmaid’s Tale problem

When humor becomes armor

Why we’re relitigating the Casey Anthony case now — and why we shouldn’t

The US government’s TikTok ban is more complicated than it sounds

The billionaire vibe shift

Is the right winning the comedy wars?

Fortnite maker Epic Games has to pay $520 million for tricking kids and violating their privacy

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The very serious science of humor

Avatar: The Way of Water reminds us that blockbusters don’t have to look absolutely terrible

Star Wars’ evil Empire can feel a little corny — but then came Andor

3 things to remember about Avatar before you see Avatar: The Way of Water

Why are Christmas movie “miracles” never miracles at all?

Maybe Trump was right about TikTok

Vox’s 16 best books of 2022

The White Lotus’s explosive season finale, explained

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In 2022, nothing horrified us as much as old age

A year in horror movies about the nightmare of aging, from X to Pearl, Barbarian to Old People.

The World Cup is missing its climate goals. It should still keep taking shots.


How FIFA corruputed the World Cup

Netflix’s Harry and Meghan docuseries brings nothing new to the table


The pickleball craze, explained

The Whale screenwriter on writing about religious fundamentalism, bodies, and hope

Megan Thee Stallion, Me Too, and hip-hop’s cycle of misogynoir

How migration has shaped the World Cup

Why is Hulu’s Fleishman Is in Trouble so boring?

The Good Morning America anchors made cheating scandals fun again

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A crisis on America’s roads

With pedestrian and traffic fatalities on the rise, how can the US make its roads safer?

The White Lotus is reinventing the ugly American tourist

A driver killed her daughter. She won’t let the world forget.

Large vehicles and unsafe streets are killing too many people, including 5-year-old Allison Hart. Now, her mother is fighting for safer streets.

Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ policies, explained

Kanye West’s antisemitic spiral, explained

It’s best you know nothing about the new greatest movie of all time


How Qatar built stadiums with forced labor

The 12 Days of Christmas: The story behind the holiday’s most annoying carol

The 25 best movies of 2022