Listen Now to Season 2 of the Thread

EP.4 – SECOND SEASON The Misfits In 1931, in the depths of the Great Depression, the Nevada legislature passed two bills: one to legalize gambling, the other to legalize a six-week waiting period for a divorce. Over the next few decades, hundreds of thousands of people, mostly women, would journey to the desert state for […]

‘Dear David’ Movie, Based on a Creepy Twitter Thread, Coming from New Line

Hollywood has decided to turn to Twitter for inspiration. What could go wrong?! New Line Cinema has snapped up the rights to Dear David, a ghost story that was originally told in a series of tweets by former BuzzFeed writer Adam Ellis. Ellis presented the tweets as true, detailing the story of a ghost haunting his […]

Listen Now: OZY Pulls The Thread on the Nonviolence Movement

EP.1 – THIRD SEASON THE PRIDE AND THE POWER Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated after leading the most influential protest movement in American history. King revolutionized the use of nonviolent resistance to combat racial injustice in the United States, but the Alabama preacher did not always believe in nonviolence. In fact, […]

Authors’ viral Twitter thread is now a horror film starring Alyson Hannigan

Enlarge / Chuck (Alyson Hannigan) offers timely advice to summer camp counselor Sam (Fran Kranz) who finds himself dealing with a crazed killer. (credit: Curmudgeon Inc) Last July, Twitter denizens relished a hilarious improvisational thread between fantasy authors Chuck Wendig and Sam Sykes, in which the latter was a summer camp counselor in the midst […]

Trump’s North Korea policy hangs by a thread — but he may be the only one who can fix it

Kevin Lim/THE STRAITS TIMES/Handout/Getty Images North Korea returned the remains of 55 bodies, thought to belong to US servicemembers, on Friday. The repatriation — on the 65th anniversary of the armistice that paused the Korean War — was a commitment Kim made at his summit with Donald Trump. Every other element of Trump’s North Korea […]

North Korea claps back at Mike Pence’s ‘ignorant and stupid remarks,’ leaving summit with the US hanging by a thread

Spencer Platt/Getty Images A senior North Korean official forcefully condemned comments that US Vice President Mike Pence made recently during an interview with Fox News. Pence reignited concerns over the US’s strategy for upcoming diplomatic talks with North Korea on Monday, after suggesting the North could end up like Libya if it doesn’t agree to […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Phantom Thread,’ ‘Molly’s Game’

Awards season may finally, finallybe over, as the last two stragglers from this year’s prestige picture crop finally make their way onto disc and demand. Plus, we’ve got a forgotten gem of silent comedy, and a pair of last fall’s strongest dramas on your streaming platforms. Take a look: ON NETFLIX Una: “I was never […]

‘Phantom Thread’ Camera Tests Take You Behind the Scenes of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Latest

Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Phantom Thread was one of the best films of 2017, and this brief behind-the-scenes glimpse at the film is better than most modern films in their entirety. That may sound like hyperbole, but I really do mean it. Below, watch Phantom Thread camera tests featuring commentary by Anderson himself. How on earth are these […]

‘Phantom Thread’ Camera Tests Take You Behind the Scenes of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Latest

Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Phantom Thread was one of the best films of 2017, and this brief behind-the-scenes glimpse at the film is better than most modern films in their entirety. That may sound like hyperbole, but I really do mean it. Below, watch Phantom Thread camera tests featuring commentary by Anderson himself. How on earth are these […]

Mueller signals he is going after bigger fish as he drills down on the central thread of the Russia investigation

The special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly didn’t need former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates’ cooperation against former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Instead, Mueller wants to know what Gates knew about the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia during the 2016 US election. Gates was a key player during pivotal moments in the campaign, and his […]