Zoey Deutch, star of Not Okay and Zombieland

Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: If there’s one quality even casual fans of Zoey Deutch would recognize about her work, it’s a willingness to, as she puts it, … Read more

A Review Of DC League Of Super-Pets

(from left) Dwayne Johnson as Krypto and John Krasinski as Superman in Warner Bros. Pictures’ animated action adventure DC League Of Super-Pets.Photo: Warner Bros. Behind every great superhero, apparently, there’s a super-pet—or there should be. Buried like a Kryptonite bone beneath all the explosions, jokes, booming music, superhero derring-do, and mega-star voices, that’s the basic … Read more

What Is a ‘Pig Butchering’ Crypto Scam?

Photo: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP (Getty Images) Cryptocurrency is rife with scams—we all know this to be true. Everybody’s heard the horror stories: “rug pulls,” “pump and dumps,” the typical “investment” ploy that leaves your bank account high and dry. But there’s a new type of fraud going around and it sounds pretty goddamn weird: it’s called … Read more

How To Stop Other People Seeing When You’re Online

Seeing when someone was last online inside an app can help you figure out whether or not they’re available to chat, and can also give you pointers as to whether they’re ignoring your messages or just haven’t gotten around to replying yet. But if you don’t like your status being broadcast to your contacts like … Read more

How to Renounce Your U.S. Citizenship

Photo: Marian Weyo (Shutterstock) Last week, Green Day frontman Billie Joel Armstrong told a London crowd he was planning to renounce his United States citizenship because the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating the federal right to an abortion in the country. It’s not exactly shocking that the man whose band is responsible for … Read more

The 7 Deadly Sins of Being an American Tourist Overseas

Photo: BearFotos (Shutterstock) My fellow Americans, please: In the name of all that is good and holy, stop acting dumb when you visit other people’s countries. I know all American tourists don’t act like oafs overseas, but enough do to make the stereotype of the “ugly American” common and lasting. You might be thinking; “I … Read more

R.I.P. Philip Baker Hall, prolific character actor

Philip Baker HallPhoto: Toby Canham (Getty Images) Legendary character actor Philip Baker Hall, known for his regular appearances in the early work of director Paul Thomas Anderson and as the dogged library cop Lt. Joe Bookman on Seinfeld, has died. Hall’s wife, Holly Wolfle, confirmed the actor’s death early Monday, saying that he died on … Read more