Recommended Reading: The dark past of Jessica Jones

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Jessica Jones returns to Netflix in less than a week, and thanks to a couple of trailers, we know it's going to be dark and angry. The New York Times sat down with the creator of the show, Melissa Rosenberg, who has also penned the doom and gloom for Dexter and Twilight. Rosenberg opens up about how her own past helped her craft the show's protagonist.

What I learned road-tripping across North America with one of those giant CD binders
Grayson Haver Currin, Pitchfork

Remember CDs? Barely? Pitchfork has a nostalgic love letter to the physical media that will remind you of the good times you had flipping through a Case Logic binder.

How Rotten Tomatoes may have radically skewed the Oscars' Best Picture race
Daniel Joyaux, The Verge

There's been a lot of debate in recent months about the Rotten Tomatoes effect on the movie industry, but is it swaying awards shows, too?

Donald Glover can't save you
Tad Friend, The New Yorker

Atlanta is back and The New Yorker sat down with Donald Glover to chat about the show, life and more.

The lonely life of a professional YouTuber
Joe Zadeh, Vice

In a piece from a couple weeks ago, Vice takes a detailed look at why being famous on the internet has its own unique challenges.