Six great things you should check out this week
Our weekly look at the movies, TV, books and other assorted cultural offerings our editors can't stop talking about right now
From "false flag" attacks to man-made hurricanes, a look at the favorite talking points of the "most paranoid man in America"
From old-school nightclub veterans to alt-comedy legends, Patton Oswalt to Pryor, our picks for the greatest to ever grab a mic
From allegations of abuse to lack of support for LGBT rights, a look into why 10 former Scientologists decided to leave the church
New film details how Nick Sand and Tim Scully tried to change San Francisco – and the world – with psychedelics
In case you can't wait till December for 'Episode VIII'
From the Internet boogeyman's ties to bullying, to Morgan Geyser's dad's tearful interview, the documentary sheds new light on a terrifying story
We said good-bye to icons – David Bowie, Prince and Muhammad Ali – and many more talented and cherished artists, entertainers and athletes
From clowns to conspiracies to a very popular gorilla, this year got weird
From baseball stats to best sandwiches, Trump Twitter insults to 'Downton Abbey' d-bags, our picks for the year's high-ranking lists
From bathroom laws to ascendance of Mike Pence in Trump's White House, this year was not great for the trans community
From the only female kaiseki chef to a punk rocker who traded drum sticks for veggie burgers, a look at the coolest kitchen-runners in America
From a blocky hero beloved by millions to the most memorable monsters modern games have to offer
News of short-form video app shutting down means end of important internet meme era