Culture writer Joe Gross on what's trending (and what should be) in television, movies, comics and culture, popular and not-so-popular.

Five things we hope MTV airs on MTV Classic

4:06 pm Jul. 28, 2016

MTV has announced plans to rebrand VH1 Classic as MTV Classic starting Aug. 1, which is 35 years to the day that MTV first debuted

Look for a “Total Request Live” retrospective called “The TRL Decade,”

Here’s why jazz titan Albert Ayler matters

10:14 am Jul. 13, 2016

Jazz thunder-god Albert Ayler would have been 80 years old today, July 13, had he not died under famously weird circumstances at the age of 34 in 1970.

Twelve years ago, back when people still purchased