“Y: The Last Man” is a post-apocalyptic world without men

“Y: The Last Man” is a post-apocalyptic world without men

We are in the golden age of comic book television shows. Marvel has started to release shows like “Loki” and “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” and HBOMax is home to DC shows like “Titans” and “Doom Patrol.” Other companies and streaming services lack access to these popular superhero franchises and have been forced to seek out less well-known comic books to find content to adapt to television. As a result, we have shows like “Invincible,” “The Boys,” “The Umbrella ...

100 mph Fastball? 450-ft. Home Run? Why That’s No Problem for Shohei Ohtani

100 mph Fastball? 450-ft. Home Run? Why That’s No Problem for Shohei Ohtani

The idea of Shohei Ohtani — a man capable of hurling a 101mph fastball and crunching a 450-foot home run in the same game — starting his American adventure in the minor leagues seems absurd now. Yet three years ago, during his first spring training with the Los Angeles Angels, observers believed Ohtani’s performance warranted such a move. Ohtani’s arrival into Major League Baseball from his Japan was accompanied with hefty amounts of hype. Here was the rarest of players: ...

10 Spanish-Language TV Shows to Stream During National Hispanic Heritage Month

10 Spanish-Language TV Shows to Stream During National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by checking out this incredible selection of Spanish-language shows from HBO Europe, Latino and Latin America. Whether you’re into rom-coms, documentaries, crime dramas, the supernatural or beyond, this list has something for everyone to enjoy. And if you don’t speak Spanish, not to worry: these series are available to stream with English subtitles on HBO Max.   Foodie Love     In this Spanish series from creator Isabel Coixet and HBO Europe, Laia Costa and ...

Norm Macdonald Was Comedy’s Weird Everyman. Even When It Made Us Uncomfortable

Norm Macdonald Was Comedy’s Weird Everyman. Even When It Made Us Uncomfortable

Norm Macdonald, the comedian, died Sept. 14 at age 61, from cancer; he had been dealing with it for years without letting many people know, which seems in character for a person who came across on television, in movies and on podcasts as private yet unguarded, a regular guy in the form of a question mark. “You’re weird,” Jane Fonda said when she guested on his 2018 Netflix series, “Norm Macdonald Has a Show,” which is only to say he ...