Good Trouble’s Sherry Cola: Alice’s Struggle With Asian Stereotypes in Comedy ‘Could Not Be More Timely’

RELATED STORIES Like viewers, Good Trouble star Sherry Cola also sometimes feels like the show’s writers have a crystal ball to help them craft topical and prescient storylines. The Freeform drama has been highlighting the Black Lives Matter movement since its premiere in early 2019, in addition to telling stories about women in tech, transgender […]

The Simpsons Video: Voting Is a Nightmare for Homer in Timely ‘Treehouse of Horror’ Sneak Peek

RELATED STORIES The Simpsons‘ annual “Treehouse of Horror” episodes do their best to scare us every year… and what could be scarier than the upcoming election? In a sneak peek at Sunday’s episode (Fox, 8/7c), Marge nags Homer to get down to the polls and vote — at least “if you care about the three […]

Quiz review: Millionaire-themed production is timely but with fundamental weaknesses

But back when Chris Tarrant ruled the bastard child of Double Your Money and Mastermind, a million pounds was serious dosh. And the scandal of the “Coughing Major” who was convicted of cheating his way to the big cheque in 2003 was international news. James Graham’s play Quiz has transferred from a successful run at […]

‘The Tale’ Review: This Brave & Heartrending Story Couldn’t Be More Important or Timely [Sundance]

Hollywood is reeling from outing sexual predators who have been hiding in plain sight for years, even decades. These revelations have sparked the imperative #MeToo movement, inspiring countless women to share the stories of sexual abuse and harassment that they’ve either repressed or suppressed. Director Jennifer Fox is one of those women, and she tells […]

Recommended Reading: ‘Wonder Woman’ is timely superhero movie

Wonder Woman, Heroine of the Post-Truth Age Megan Garber, The Atlantic Wonder Woman may be set in the time of World War I, but the movie’s themes are particularly relevant right now. The Atlantic analyzes how a female superhero rescues a solider on the run before taking on a much bigger foe — and what […]

'Better than history at school! Eye-opening & weirdly timely’: Twitter reacts to #1917LIVE

RT’s #1917LIVE re-enactment of the Russian Revolution has just witnessed Vladimir Lenin’s return home. As the Bolshevik takeover draws nearer, the events and characters gain in complexity, thanks in no small part to you, the project’s growing user base. This would not have been possible without our many loyal readers inhabiting fascinating real-life characters as […]

All the Reasons Why John Carpenter's Cult Classic They Live Is as Timely as Ever

Image: Vimeo screen grab In 2015, John Carpenter called They Live “a documentary.” Though his cult classic is nearly 30 years old, its themes of surveillance, income inequality, and the sinking suspicion that the people in charge are way more sinister than we ever realized still feel very potent. A new short doc examines why. […]

Flavorwire Interview: Connie May Fowler, on Her Timely New Memoir of Environmental Destruction

In April 2010, an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico catalyzed perhaps the most disastrous oil spill since the Exxon Valdez. Nearly 5 million barrels of oil — enough to fill 311 Olympic-size swimming pools — leaked into the Gulf, affecting 665 miles of coastline, and the lives of thousands of […]

People Are Sharing Their Stories Of Everyday Racism And It's Timely AF

1. Of all the days to announce an overhaul of Australia’s race hate laws, prime minister Malcolm Turnbull chose today, March 21, the “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”. View this image › Andrew Sheargold / Getty Images It’s also known as “Harmony Day”, which is supposed to be Australia’s national day for […]