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Anna and Maya, the teen characters in the show “PEN15,” do high kicks in a park.
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“Yellowjackets,” but with Other TV Teens

PEN15”: Maya and Anna scare off any potential rescuers but realize that they don’t need anyone else. 

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Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, February 8th

Four masked people wait in a car outside a bank. One of them says: “O.K., now we sit tight and wait for the Fed to raise interest rates.”

“O.K., now we sit tight and wait for the Fed to raise interest rates.”

February 8, 2022

Merrick Garland in “Justice Never Sleeps”

An illustration shows Merrick Garland sleeping on a chair, while Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Roger Stone, Steve Bannon, and others escape.

But it does tend to nod off briefly now and then.

February 7, 2022

Trump Produces Podiatrist’s Letter to Avoid Serving in Russian Army

Donald Trump is seen through a car window with a phone up to his ear.

The former President has been “living in terror” of receiving a draft notice from Vladimir Putin to serve with the Russian forces massing on the border of Ukraine.

February 7, 2022

Things Easier to Hear Than Movie Dialogue

A tardigrade speaking into a microphone.

Tardigrade ASMR, the thoughts of a baguette, and other things that are clearer than mumbling movie stars’ words.

February 6, 2022
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Technology That My Kids Will Have to Explain to Me

Two people sitting on the floor of an open closet.

Will the young ’uns have the patience to demystify robots as pets, autonomous vehicles, gestural interfaces, and other innovations for me when I’m old and tired?

How to Stay Optimistic

An illustration of a woman trying to speak to a cat who is ignoring her.

Doomscrolling got you bummed out? Simply turn your phone upside down—now it’s gibberish!

Inflation Mac ’n’ Cheese

Person pumping gas at gas station.

With prices rising, I’ve learned to find the silver lining in all situations. Or, well, most situations.