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Where to Stream Michael K. Williams’s Best TV Performances

Omar didn’t scare easily, and neither did Michael K. Williams.Starting with his breakout performance in “The Wire,” the actor, who was found dead on Monday at age 54, tackled characters that allowed him to explore provocative intersections of...

Michael K. Williams Brought His Whole Life to His Characters

In a memorable scene in HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” a sullen, swollen-eyed Montrose Freeman stands alone in a crowded underground ballroom as his lover, Sammy, in drag, beckons him to the dance floor. Wearing a red silk shirt, Montrose,...

Igor Oistrakh, Soviet-Era Violinist (and a Son of One), Dies at 90

Igor Oistrakh, a noted violinist who was part of a violin-playing family that included his father, David, one of the 20th century’s finest exponents of the instrument, died on Aug. 14 in Moscow. He was 90.His son, the...

A Shop for All Your Dinner Party Needs

After a year of the pandemic, Katherine Lewin, the former editorial director for the restaurant platform the Infatuation, missed dinner parties. Figuring she was not alone, Ms. Lewin opened a bright shop stocked with essentials for entertaining. “People...

Hellraiser Arrives In Dead By Daylight Today

Is your soul prepared? Hellraiser, one of the ancient and revered horror movie franchises, has finally come to the asymmetric horror survival game Dead by Daylight. As the Cenobite, killer players can now chase down survivors with hooks....

Bomba Estéreo Strives to Save the Planet and Soothe the Heart

When Bomba Estéreo, the Colombian duo of Simón Mejía and Liliana Saumet, had nearly finished recording its sixth studio album, “Deja,” the group took part in an age-old ritual: a pagamento, or payment. It’s a ceremony “to pay...

On ‘Certified Lover Boy,’ Drake Seeks an Enemy Besides Himself

This is particularly true in the songs about women: the silly “Girls Want Girls” with Lil Baby, “Get Along Better” with Ty Dolla Sign, the lightly grim “___ Fans.” Rather, what really gets Drake steaming on this album...

Life Is Strange: True Colors Twitch Extension Lets The Audience Decide The Adventure

Like its predecessors, Life is Strange: True Colors is all about making tough, sometimes gut-wrenching decisions that can lead to a variety of consequences. Determining how to handle delicate interactions can be nerve-wracking when you’re doing it alone,...

It’s Time to Give Enya Another Listen

On the long drives through Ireland that peppered my childhood like bouts of flu, my father played songs from a small a pool of classic albums. Many of these would be familiar to any Irishman from that time....

A T-Shirt Shop for the Semi-Ironic ‘Twilight’ Fan

Before 2020, Madison Sinclair hadn’t seen any of the “Twilight” movies. But after watching all five during quarantine, she grew completely enamored — and inspired to express her new fandom.“I wanted to make something that was like, ‘Is...
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Where to Stream Michael K. Williams’s Best TV Performances

Omar didn’t scare easily, and neither did Michael K. Williams.Starting with his breakout performance in “The Wire,” the...
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