Crazy About Cryptozoology: Bigfoot

The world of pop culture is filled with mysterious creatures. From boogeymen to wendigos, all manner of strange and unusual beings exist in TV and film, their origins often unknown. In The A.V. Club’s new video series Crazy About Cryptozoology, we take a closer look at a few noteworthy examples of mythical beasts and…

Why Mike Judge is king of the pop-culture hill: An illustrated timeline

For nearly 25 years now, Mike Judge and his creations have been a fixture in American pop culture. From Beavis And Butthead to Silicon Valley, his TV shows and movies have captured the zeitgeist of America—even if, as in the case of his recently rediscovered film Idiocracy, it occasionally doesn’t happen until nearly…