Mikhail Gorbachev — who survived a coup attempt as leader of the USSR — questioned the ‘future fate’ of the US after the January 6 Capitol riot

Former head of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev attends the Victory Day military parade at Red Square in Moscow on May 9, 2017. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images Mikhail Gorbachev saw the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot as a dark omen for the US. The events "called into question the future fate of the United […]

Industry Finale Recap: Which Grads Survived RIF and Who Got the Axe?

RELATED STORIES The Industry grads’ trial run is over, and after countless hookups, drug binges and even a tragic death, their day of reckoning is finally here. While the graduates continue hustling for recommendations and massaging client relationships in preparation for RIF (reduction in force), their time to prove their worth is quickly running out. […]

The Voice Recap: Which Contestants Survived Night 2 of the Battles — and Which Major Contender Didn’t?

Let the head-scratching begin. During Night 2 of The Voice’s Season 19 Battles, three more contestants were given the hook, including one that, for my money, could’ve given Gwen Stefani her first-ever win. Who went down for the count before the Knockouts had even begun? Read on… Team Kelly: Desz (Grade: B+) defeated Joseph Soul […]

The Challenge Reunion Recap: Which Relationships Survived the Madness?

This season on The Challenge, an unexpected new bromance blossomed, but not every relationship made it out alive. Though the champions had already been crowned, the Total Madness cast still had plenty of tea to spill in the series’ first-ever virtual reunion, giving us the real scoop on what happens when friends stop being polite […]

‘The Office’ Producer Mike Schur Explains How the Series Survived a Doomed First Season

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more beloved comedy series than The Office. Fans are endlessly watching reruns now that they’re playing on Comedy Central all the time, and they’ve also watched the series over and over again as one of the most popular library titles on Netflix. But The Office wasn’t always a hit. […]

Zombies in the Streets! How I Survived ‘One Cut of the Dead’ in Tokyo on Halloween Night

Shinichiro Ueda’s One Cut of the Dead is the little zombie movie that could. Made on a shoestring budget of about $ 27,000, the Japanese film turned worldwide festival favorite has since earned back a whopping 1,000 times its budget. Its box office numbers would be a victory by any measure, but they’re especially vindicating […]

This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes

Wearing a gray flannel suit and a thick scarf around her head, Odette Sansom shielded her eyes from the salty ocean spray as the fishing boat scudded over choppy waters. Behind her, the coastline of Gibraltar was fading into the mist. Ahead lay her homeland, France, overrun by German troops. All Sansom had ever wanted […]

5 of the most chilling stories from the TV show ‘I Survived’

Astrid Stawiarz/GettyImages Survival is a basic human instinct that governs every fiber of our being. Sometimes that instinct is put to the test, as it was for the people featured in Lifetime’s new series “I Survived.” According to the network’s website, the show “presents chilling first-person accounts from people who overcame deadly situations, allowing the […]

Animals. Season 3 Premiere: Who (and What) Survived the Green Bomb?

The Season 3 premiere of Animals., HBO’s idiosyncratic, animated comedy, brings with it lots of changes. Gone are the entries with multiple storylines and animated humans, making way for new stories that span entire episodes and — BRACE YOURSELF — live actors (hello, Demi Moore)! Of course, the casual banter, out-of-place realism and surprise guest […]