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What Padme Doesn't Know: A Meme Case Study

Back in the glory days of the early 2000s, George Lucas managed to just really screw it up by releasing the Star Wars Prequels. Purportedly, this trilogy of films told the story of how a little ventriloquist dummy in the deserts of Arizona grew...

Just Don't Look

In “Attack of the 50ft Eyesores,” one of the Treehouse of Horror shorts from The Simpsons, Springfield falls prey to a fearsome mob of giant advert mascots led by the Lard Lad – the colossal mascot of a donut shop whose big donut has been stolen...

The Family Man 2’s Slick Portrayal of a Tech Dystopia

A week ago, Indian Twitter was buzzing with praise for the new season of espionage thriller The Family Man 2, from creators Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK. However, beyond the laudatory reviews, the show created a stir among India’s Tamil community...

The CDC's New Mask Advice Has Impacted Trust

As the United States' leading health protection agency, the CDC's main role — at least during this pandemic—  is to mitigate the risks of COVID-19. However, its latest guidance, which allows fully vaccinated people to remove their masks in most...

New Naming System Just Dropped: What Took WHO So Long?

On May 18, a Telegram channel with more than 17,000 members discussed plans to go to Heathrow and protest the arrival of a plane from India.

There was no news from Heathrow that day. It’s unclear whether the Met intervened and stopped this before...