Stories about TV

Out of the Crate: Revolutionary records to spin you into summer

Fire it up with classics and new releases from Sylvester, Run the Jewels, Caroline Rose, Eugene McDaniels, more

Screen Grabs: In the grip of hard truths—both political and personal

The Truth, Disclosure, Mr. Jones, and a slew of documentaries tackle everything from Soviet famine to Las Vegas shooting

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

A virtual cornucopia of rainbow explosions, including fundraisers, marches, and, of course, a jock strap Zoom party.

Screen Grabs: Trans films to the front for Pride

Plus: Miss Juneteenth, Babyteeth, Yourself and Yours, Runner, and more new movies to stream.

Puff: Get high on Pride

A special cannabis Quaran-Tea dance for charity, rainbow PLUS gummies, and Summit Boys caviar crumble cookies

Screen Grabs: Black history and protest films to stream now

Plus: Judy & Punch, Ursula von Rydingsvard, This Teacher, Cineola Film Festival, and more new movies.

Bandcamp Day picks: Support these great California artists directly

This Friday, the music sales site waives its fees again to benefit artists—and later this month it supports NAACP Legal Defense Fund

We’re all outside agitators at this point

The raging pandemic, our broken healthcare system, the ruined economy, the political corruption, the corporate greed, the militarized violence, the voter suppression, the dog-whistle presidential racism… it all just became too much.

Screen Grabs: Into ‘The Vast of Night’—and beyond

Sexism in the US music business and on the streets of Algeria, an unearthed Elizabeth Taylor curiosity, more films out now

Foreign Correspondent: Michael Flynn’s forgotten Turkish connection

Before Russiagate, the former national security advisor was an operative for Turkey, tilting foreign policy against the Kurds.