Headlines about pickleball’s exploding popularity abound. But the less visible social undercurrents of an emerging sport ultimately shape its long-term future.
Just five days before the first pitch of the 1947 World Series, a deal was struck to air the Series on television.
Going out of your way to get grossed out might seem like a contradiction of human nature. But it serves a strong evolutionary purpose.
In my research into the Bali bombings and their aftermath, I have spoken to many people who were there or lost someone in the attack.
Australian children’s television is a leader in onscreen queer representations, due in part to its primarily cultural role.
MASH was designed as a ‘black comedy’ set during the Korean War. It was really a thinly veiled critique of the war in Vietnam, which was raging at the time.
Catherine de’ Medici was Queen of France, the mother of three kings and two queens, and the mother-in-law of Mary, Queen of Scots.
In April, Netflix announced they would introduce a new, lower-priced, subscription tier that would be supported by advertising. Australia is expected to see this change in November.
Grief is messy, surprising, revealing and honest at different times and all at once. Here, it is also funny.
Better Call Saul is one of the last examples of prestige television still airing - with its finale, we say goodbye to the golden era of TV.
In this new reality TV series, Nathan Fielder goes to great lengths to help people rehearse future events.
Legendary broadcaster Red Barber took a chance on Scully when he asked him to be an announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Three years later, Scully was the voice of the World Series.
At the time, Gallup polls showed that fewer than 20% of Americans approved of interracial marriage.
Obese persons are regularly associated with laziness and inactivity in Ghanaian society.
By implementing paywalls, making exclusive content deals and incorporating ad tech, big media companies have reshaped what was once an entirely free and open ecosystem.
The Fox News host’s forthcoming documentary ‘The End of Men’ is part of a rich heritage of hustlers and politicians claiming that American men are becoming devitalized, lazy and effeminate.
Members of the key 18-to-34 demographic finds the format stale, the hosts unrelatable and the topics patronizing.
Euphoria tackles the status quo head on with an esthetic that transgresses the codes of television, while criticizing several taboos and social issues.
The ‘fool the eye’ cakes hearken back to popular paintings from another period in American history when there was anxiety over fakes, fraudsters and misinformation.
The long-running queen of the soap-operas, the Bold and the Beautiful turns 35 this year. We’ve collected some of the strangest storylines from its many hundreds of episodes.