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Past articles by Joshua:

Lance Reddick Answers Every Question We Have About Horizon Forbidden West and Destiny

“Sylens was one of the first times I’ve watched myself as an animated character and thought, Wow, that’s a really cool character. I got a good deal.” → Read More

24 Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2021

Catch up on all of the video games set to release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, and PC in 2021. → Read More

Which Video Game Console Is Right for You?

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X launched this fall, but which one of them is the best media player? The best for gaming? What about budget options like the Xbox Series S and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition? And what about Nintendo Switch? → Read More

The PlayStation 5 Argues That Games Don’t Need to Change

Sony’s PlayStation consoles have established themselves as the exclusive home to uniquely cinematic games that show off the very best of what can be done with video game technology. Does the new PlayStation 5 live up to that promise? → Read More

The New Xbox Is Ready for a Netflix World

On November 10, you’ll be able to buy a new pair of Xbox consoles that could fundamentally change the way video games are played and made from the ground up, with a Netflix-style ecosystem where you can play just about anything. → Read More

Everything to Know About the Looming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X Showdown

The PlayStation 5 versus the Xbox Series X: Which one is right for you? We dive into this season’s new video-game consoles to find out. → Read More

Pepe the Frog Doc Shows What Happens When White Nationalists Steal Your Cartoon

Feels Good Man charts Pepe’s transformation from burnout comic to hate symbol, neatly summarizing how the internet gave rise to a new wave of bigotry. → Read More

Why Isn’t Every Show Like Los Espookys?

The HBO comedy Los Espookys imagines a world where we don’t have to fight for representation, and TV can be as weird and queer as it wants. → Read More

The Last of Us Part II Plays a Cheap, Dark Trick

The game asks, over and over again, ‘How do you feel taking a life if you know other people cared about that person?’ Meanwhile, it literally leaves you no other choice. → Read More

The 8 Can’t-Miss Video Games of Summer

The loose summer schedule means there’s more room for last-minute arrivals, indie titles (which can arrive at any time) to steal the spotlight, and the occasional Beyoncé-style drop of a new game you can play right away. → Read More

The Best Video Games of the Year (So Far)

Whether they feature workplace bumbling, demon slaying, or parcel delivering, these 10 games couldn’t have come at a better time. → Read More

With Final Fantasy VII Remake, Video Games Have Their Last Jedi Moment

Final Fantasy VII Remake is not a modern production of Final Fantasy VII, but a struggle against Final Fantasy VII, a work that turns the subtext of taking creative liberties with a remake into text. → Read More

One Day at a Time Is Still The Funniest Show About Simply Surviving

In its fourth season, the ex-Netflix sitcom is more than just comfort TV—though it's extremely good at that, too. → Read More

In Workplace Comedies Like Mythic Quest, Even the Dream Jobs Are Awful

Labor, like comedy, is tragedy plus time. It’s true in workplace comedies of all stripes, from Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet to Superstore to Brooklyn Nine-Nine. → Read More

What to Know About The Witcher If You Know Absolutely Nothing About The Witcher

Netflix’s The Witcher is a show a lot like its protagonist Geralt of Rivia: large, rugged, and not fond of explaining a damn thing. Here’s a handy guide to the show, the characters, what’s worth paying attention to, and the stuff you can ignore. → Read More


Parasite May Be 2019’s Best Film: Review

In director Bong Joon-ho's new must-see movie Parasite, one family scams their way into working for another, and things spiral from there. → Read More


Stop Bingeing and Watch All TV Like It's Network TV

You can still channel surf in the streaming age and have a great time if you just believe in yourself. → Read More


'Los Espookys' Will Haunt 2019 as the TV Comedy to Beat

The HBO six-episode show wraps up its first season tonight. → Read More


The Lion King Review: Out of the Uncanny Valley

Disney's new reboot of 'The Lion King' stars Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, and more. → Read More

A Peek Into a Future When the Border Wall Is Built and the 1 Percent Get Away With More Than Just Murder

Fernando A. Flores’s debut novel, Tears of the Trufflepig, is unlike any border story you’ve read before. → Read More