The actor is also filing a lawsuit against the video game "NBA 2K" for similar reasons. Alfonso RibeiroWilly Sanjuan/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Alfonso Ribeiro, best known for playing Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” is suing the creators of the blockbuster video game “Fortnite” over claims they stole his famous Carlton dance moves without permission. The actor…
In #20GAYTEEN, explicitly queer music, TV, and film earned plenty of love and attention, but Alim Kheraj wonders: why didn't it perform better?At the top of 2018, Hayley Kiyoko dubbed the year #20GAYTEEN. It was, she suggested, the year that LGBTQ musicians and their art would be thrust into the mainstream. “It’s our year, it’s…
When it comes to representing the culture they come from, American brands have a lot to work with. From sport, to cinema, to music, to food and beyond, the idea of America is as vast conceptually as it is geographically. To try and condense it down to the nucleus, people use the word “Americana”—a constantly…
A Christmas Carol, published by Charles Dickens in 1843, was not his first best seller, and according to critics, it's not his best work (although critics still argue about which of his works is the best). But considering the holiday setting of A Christmas Carol and the many pop culture adaptations, it is probably his…
At the end of every year, as digital media companies post their year-end lists about the best or the worst television shows and movies and podcasts. As writers tweet threads about their favorite articles they’ve published, I often wonder about everything we failed to remember. Because most things, and most people, are so simply average…
A preview of some of the best and worst moments in pop culture this year.Photo: Netflix, BBC, Getty Images, Getty Images, Image: SonyYear In ReviewWe look back at the best, worst, and most significant moments of the year, and look forward to next year.   If we could describe 2018 in one word, it would be…
December 20, 2018 1:30PM PT The past 12 months seemed more like 48, as the year’s craziest political pop culture moments managed to top even the year before, when the surprise of Donald Trump’s presidential win was still fresh. Most of the moments center around President Trump, who once again was willing to weigh in…
As this year winds down, we’ve recapped its highlights to bring you the best of 2018 in fashion, sneakers, music, movies, and more. Most people would admit that it drives them crazy, but in 2018 Twitter has continued to be one of those places you go to for information straight from the source. And since tweets are often published…
NonfictionImageA Rubin Toledo rendition of Ingrid Sischy.CreditCreditRubin ToledoNOTHING IS LOST Selected Essays By Ingrid Sischy Edited by Sandra Brant Illustrated. 568 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $40.If you wanted to know what interested the American artistic and intellectual elite in the 1980s, ’90s and early aughts, you couldn’t find a better, truer hologram than the one…
USA TODAY Opinion(Photo: USA TODAY)Dear Readers:Of the hundreds of columns USA TODAY Opinion published during 2018, some struck more of a chord than others. Below are a dozen of our most-read op-eds from the past year, including several you might have missed amid the daily fire hose of news developments. This year we put an emphasis on columns involving…
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