Arts & Entertainment

A man poses with a sign of Pepe the Frog outside Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., site of Monday's first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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I guess we need to talk about Pepe The Frog

A cartoon frog became popular, then a pariah. Now the Anti-Defamation League has identified it as a hate symbol. We take a short look at the amphibious, ambiguous meme.

'Batman Beyond: Rebirth' details a refugee crisis in Gotham's future


"Batman Beyond" is a world that just won't die. Comic book creators Dan Jurgens and Bernard Chang told us about the latest iteration, with a new relaunch in stores everywhere.

David Bowie's personal art collection goes up for auction


Sotheby’s is auctioning off about 400 items from Bowie's estate, which raises the question: Is art more valuable if it was owned by someone famous?

Alan Cumming says he's a provocateur and 'a storyteller for hire'

In his new book, "You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams," the actor and singer tells his own stories, accompanied by photos he's taken over the years.

From Beck to Adele… Johnny Cash to Justin Timberlake, guitarist Smokey Hormel has worked with some legends

Consider these names: Neil Diamond, Adele, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, Justin Timberlake and

Review: The ghosts of geese in the Getty's 'Real/Ideal' photo exhibit

Here's a rare and sweeping picture-window view of fast-evolving France of the 1850s in intimate detail, accomplished by some of the greatest photographers of that time.

The Binge: the best streaming documentaries

Every month we take a look at all of the streaming content out there and give you a little curated list ... we call it, The Binge.

Austin Wintory on his ambitious video game score

Wintory, who has worked on popular games such as "Assassin's Creed Syndicate" and his Grammy nominated score for "Journey," talks about his creative process.

PSAs people 'actually want to watch'

Brad Jenkins, who runs Funny or Die's D.C. office, discusses how they make politics funny, and the fine line between making entertainment and propaganda.

Why 'Stranger Things' is a cultural phenomenon

"To be right in the sweet spot of talked about culture...I've spent a lot of time trying to figure out why and it's hard to unpack that."

How Arnold Palmer hit a hole in one with his signature drink

As we mourn the golf great, we acknowledge another contribution he made to our culture: the tasty and refreshing iced tea and lemonade beverage that carries his name.

The long, strange history of campaign endorsement songs

From "Nixon's The One" To "El Corrido de Hillary Clinton," an odd subgenre of music raises its head every four years: the endorsement song. It's part commercial jingle, part aspirational anthem.

Union Station is the star in a new film noir screening series

Movies that feature the iconic train station onscreen will be screened at Union Station itself. Bring on the fedoras and femme fatales.

Vin Scully's final game at Dodger Stadium

As long as the Dodgers have been in Los Angeles, one voice has been associated with the team —Vin Scully. He will broadcast his final home game on Sunday.

Meet Joe Davis, Vin Scully's successor

The man who's about to take over the Dodgers booth shares a philosophy with Scully: It's not about the broadcaster, it's about the game.

Marlins pitcher José Fernández dies in boating accident

The young ace was Major League Baseball's Rookie of the Year in 2013. When he died, he had the second most strikeouts of any pitcher in the National League.