[Warning: spoilers ahead for Westworld in general, and the season finale specifically.
Frankly, I was 40-year-old and dressing like a 20-year-old. I'd buy the same clothes over and over again because I wasn't ever sure what I owned — or, more importantly, what I really needed. When I cleared out my closet, I had eight garbage bags worth of stuff, and it was a real moment of truth.
"The water in the pre-wash will remove any loose soils the same way they would be removed with water alone by rinsing in the sink — think things like ketchup or loose crumbs,” said Braesher. "The machine will then recognize that there is food present and will run a more thorough cleaning cycle.
That line from Coughlin, the grizzled Irishman leading a team of Delos henchmen to scoop up Peter Abernathy, arrives near the end of “Phase Space” like a splash of cold water.
If you want to write clear, correct English, you certainly need to pay attention to the grammar rules. To help you with that, we collaborated with the folks from Grammarly and Write To Done to create a list with 30 common grammar mistakes you should avoid. Enjoy!
“I don’t think God rested on the seventh day. I think he reveled in his creation, knowing one day it would all be destroyed.” Ford stole the show this week—and Bernard’s mind—after hitchhiking a ride out of the cradle and right into our hearts.
After what felt like a thousand lifetimes, Westworld finally delivered everything we’d ever wanted in visceral, naked glory. No, I’m not talking about about Teddy and Dolores having robot sex. I’m talking about Shogun World.
Chris Ryan: “Park 1.” Which would suggest very strongly that there is a Park 2. So would the samurai. When Maeve asks Felix WTF, he tells her, “It’s complicated.” It is and it isn’t. It’s telling that very little of “The Bicameral Mind” mined the Old West for plot.
Since Estonia’s capital started providing free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a €20m a year profit each year. But has the scheme achieved its ambitions of reducing traffic and saving people money?
In a political environment defined by widespread polarization and partisan animosity, even simple conversations can go awry when the subject turns to politics. In their in-person interactions, Americans can (and often do) attempt to steer clear of those with whom they strongly disagree.
Going into “Trace Decay,” the eighth episode of “Westworld,” some fans held out hope that Sidse Babett Knudsen’s clever performance as the theme-park underboss Theresa Cullen wasn’t at an end.
Not long after my mother died in 2014, less than eight months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, my dad and I performed a ritual familiar to anyone who has lost someone they love: we went through her closet to decide what to hold on to.
Westworld reached the midpoint of its awesome second season tonight with a shogun adventure! Honestly, tonight’s episode featured fewer questions than nearly any in the series history because the characters were too busy exploring the shogun narrative, one that’s awfully familiar to Maeve.
Mystified by Westworld? You’re not alone. The HBO sci-fi brainteaser finally doled out answers to its biggest mysteries in Sunday’s season finale — but, of course, it raised plenty more about what’s to come. Here’s what we’ll be pondering until season two.
It seemed like one day I was building forts and catching lizards, and the next I was sucking in my gut, picking at my face, and navigating an inescapable shame about my body – a shame that I’ve now spent the last twenty years trying to shirk.
One of the biggest questions hanging over Westworld since its beginning was whether the stories presented were told in the same time period, or over the course of multiple timelines.
Los Angeles (CNN)Even before he became famous as the fast-talking, trash-talking, in-your-face attorney representing Stormy Daniels in her sexually-charged lawsuit against the President, Michael J. Avenatti had achieved an enviable degree of success and notoriety.
How much do the stories we live by matter when we find out those stories are a lie? It’s an idea that Westworld keeps coming back to, especially in its second season, when the show has more or less surrendered itself completely to the hosts.
SITTWE, Myanmar — SOON the world will witness a remarkable sight: a beloved Nobel Peace Prize winner presiding over 21st-century concentration camps.
To borrow an expression from the technology industry, harassment is now a “feature” of life online for many Americans. In its milder forms, it creates a layer of negativity that people must sift through as they navigate their daily routines online.
You have your mom's smile, your dad's eyes, and the ear muscles of a Triassic mammal.Forty-two percent of Americans say that humans were created in their present form within the past 10,000 years — a percentage that hasn't changed much since 1982, when Gallup started polling views on evolution.Sev
This post contains frank discussion of Westworld Season 1, Episode 8, “Trace Decay,” as well as speculation as to what’s to come over the course of the next two episodes. If you’re not all caught up, now is that time to scurry back to your little loop.
Westworld's penultimate episode had several reveals, but its most significant moment is a small one. Maeve (Thandie Newton) — a robotic Host out for revenge on her makers — asks for help from the bandit Hector (Rodrigo Santoro). Since it requires him to “break into hell,” it’s a big ask.
Estonia claims the Panama Papers and British vote to leave the EU have boosted its recruitment drive for digital residents There’s a short application form, a €100 (£84) fee, and with a few clicks of a button you could be a digital resident of a country you’ve never set foot in.
Fully 71% of online American adults use Facebook, a proportion unchanged from August 2013. Usage among seniors continues to increase. Some 56% of internet users ages 65 and older now use Facebook, up from 45% who did so in late 2013 and 35% who did so in late 2012.
Fully 71% of online adults now use Facebook, and usage among seniors has increased significantly in the last year. Some 45% of internet users age 65 or older now use Facebook, up from 35% who did so in late 2012. Women are also particularly likely to use Facebook compared with men.
Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Westworld" episode eight. As usual, several key references or smaller moments may have slipped past you. We're here to round up the most significant details from the episode.
Artificial intelligence has been around since 1956 and has made some giant leaps in that time: beating the best human at chess, the best human at US gameshow Jeopardy and recently beating the best human at complex strategy game Go.
There’s the best kind of Easter egg, a Joni Mitchell Easter egg, tucked into a crucial piece of dialogue in this week’s episode of “Westworld,” as Dolores and Teddy are talking about their feelings for each other.
Every week, critic at large Todd VanDerWerff and internet culture reporter Aja Romano get together to discuss the latest episode of HBO’s sci-fi drama Westworld. This week, they’re discussing the second season’s eighth episode, “Kiksuya.
Welcome to Vox Pop: Earworm!In my first episode of Earworm, I speak with Warren Lain. He's a Radiohead fan who also happens to be an incredibly talented musician and music teacher. In December 2016 he uploaded a 38 minute video to YouTube about a Radiohead song that I deeply love, "Videotape." He ha
HBO’s science fiction drama Westworld isn’t just known for its talented cast and its philosophical musings about the nature of reality.
With the few fragments of brain we have left this deep into the first season of “Westworld,” let us try once again to remember the source of Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s series, the starting point of the maze in which we currently find ourselves.
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Westworld is a show that holds a mirror up to humanity, and the results aren’t pretty. Most human characters on Westworld are awful people. There are bad people on a grand scale, who use Westworld as a way to steal people’s private data (and DNA).
The finale of Westworld Season One aired a year and four months ago. Since then, there’s been an entire Game of Thrones season, about 450 political scandals, and dozens of new shows to occupy your viewing time.
On the campaign trail, Trump has brushed off questions about his temperament, his leadership style and how he would govern. He has derided the press as being "among the most dishonest people ever created by God" — insisting that reporters have gotten his story wrong time and again.
The first episode of Westworld laid out the scope and mechanics of the show’s sprawling yet self-contained universe. The second got at what it’s trying to say.
Dialect coach Erik Singer analyzes some of the most famous "constructed languages" in movie and television history. Which real-life languages inspired "conlangs" like Klingon and Dothraki? Select video samples used courtesy of https://wikitongues.org/Check out more from Erik here: http://www.eriksin
After a few action-packed episodes, this week’s episode of Westworld goes deep into the history of Ghost Nation and Akecheta (Zahn McClarnon), who lived a peaceful, happy life until he stumbled across the Maze and the true nature of the park.
In her new book, "Women Who Work," she wrote about how she and her family observe the Shabbat from sundown Friday to Saturday night. "During this time, we disconnect completely -- no emails, no TV, no phone calls, no Internet. We enjoy uninterrupted time together and it's wonderful.
Western writer sparks social media storm over book outlining her experiences of war, spiders and ‘smiling children with HIV’ 07.01 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 5 July 2016 08.58 EDT Westerners writing about their gap year in Africa should be aware of the risks by now.
It’s a love affair that began in Imperial times, survived the Soviet Union and continues today. But is it really necessary to have mayonnaise with everything? It’s a love affair that began in Imperial times, survived the Soviet Union and continues today.
Among other things, “Westworld” is a metaphor for the act of creation — which, in essence, makes it a show about its own creation. We may have been promised the same thing as the guests: an Old West adventure, loaded with the sex and violence that we’ve come to expect from an HBO show.
During the 1972 election, Timothy Crouse penned "The Boys on the Bus" -- a book that introduced us to the gritty (mostly male) journalists on the campaign trail. Over four decades later, the daily grind of election may be the same, but the faces have certainly changed. Meet CNN's "Girls on the Bus.
This post contains frank discussion of a few major plot points from Westworld Season 2, Episode 9, “Vanishing Point” and includes some spoiler-free speculation about what’s to come in the Season 2 finale.
Sometimes the best way to deal with conundrums of jointly owned possessions is to retreat and rewrite, especially when one of the owners is represented by a pronoun. Once we try to replace a name with a pronoun/possessive adjective, however, things start getting uncomfortable.
By the summer of 1991 it was clear that the Soviet empire’s days were numbered.
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It may say something about the anxieties of the present that so many television shows are obsessed not with death but with its absence.
For four episodes now, I’ve gone on about both the strengths and faults of Westworld’s left-brain storytelling methodology, and at the start of this episode, we get the entire modus operandi spelled out for us: “Well, it’s quite a story you gave them. And one hell of an ending.
To mark the centenary of the massacre, we asked readers to tell us how a legacy of mass killings and deportations has affected the way Armenians live now 00.00 EDT Last modified on Sunday 17 July 2016 04.
Over its first five episodes, “Westworld” began to build from a show with a lot of potential to a very good show. But very good is not good enough. With its outsize budget, its all-star cast, its union-hackle-raising orgy scenes, “Westworld” must clear a higher bar than most shows.