Today at Flavorpill, we had a good laugh exploring this A to Z guide to R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet.” We were grateful for these Thanksgiving cards from our favorite fictional characters. We thought this lazy logic sounded about right. We broke down the stats for all 20 seasons of Law and Order. And then this happened. We met the mind behind Obama’s online persona. We learned how not to overeat this Thanksgiving. We watched a lovely animation featuring the art of illustrator Molly Crabapple. We chatted about Bikini Kill with Sasha Frere-Jones. We learned what various restaurant critics thought about the whole Guy Fieri review drama and their own worst review experiences. We were introduced to Dubstep Goat. We went behind the scenes of Andrew Huang’s new video for Björk’s “Mutual Core.” And finally, we wondered if pop culture is the most effective method of warning the public about existential dangers. “Atomic-themed comic books may not have been the primary reason the Cold War did not turn hot, but they certainly helped push the culture of existentially threatened times toward peace, and, for that reason, they are worthy of continued study… ” writes TheBulletin.
Written by Alison Nastasi