Dr. Pimple Popper Clears Pores, Uplifts, and Induces Gagging

We don’t recommend watching the video above, an overview of the new TLC series Dr. Pimple Popper in which dermatological growths are poked, prodded, squeezed, jiggled, and irrigated. But then again, we don’t recommend not watching it either. The show—which opened with this scene during its premiere on Wednesday night…

Sharp Objects Dissects Our Morbid Desire for Stories About Dead Girls

“I’m going out to join the search party now,” St. Louis crime reporter Camille Preaker nearly whispers to her editor in the Sunday night premiere of HBO’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s book Sharp Objects, while cradling a pay phone in one hand and an ample glass of whiskey in another. “Hopefully, we’ll turn up a dead…

Tag, a Movie About Grown Men Playing Tag, Isn't Absurd Enough to Be Funny

The popular children’s game Tag—where kids run around getting “tagged” until one survivor remains—does nothing more than foster strategic skills and provide a healthy amount of cardio for its participants. One person in the game wins, while everyone else loses. The movie Tag, which stars a crew of occasionally…

The New Picnic at Hanging Rock Is Weirder, Wilder, and Way Hornier

It is extremely gutsy to take on an adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s novel Picnic at Hanging Rock when there is already Peter Weir’s perfect 1975 film. But not long into Amazon’s 2018 revamp of the Gothic classic does it become clear that the show’s intention isn’t to simply bring this story of four schoolgirls who…