Alec Dent is the culture editor and a staff writer for The Dispatch. He is a graduate of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at UNC Chapel Hill, and previously oversaw The Dispatch's fact checking team.
May 6, 2023May 5, 2023
The first episode of the HBO miniseries is dreadful.
May 2, 2023May 2, 2023
Examining claims that crime in Portland is to blame for recent business closures.
Apr 29, 2023April 29, 2023
‘Schmigadoon!’ is back for a second season with the same cast and a new premise.
Apr 25, 2023April 24, 2023
Examining the accuracy of the ‘hemline index.’
Apr 22, 2023April 21, 2023
‘The Covenant’ reminds us of how America has failed those who helped us most in Afghanistan.
Apr 17, 2023April 17, 2023
Chinese government mouthpieces praise his Twitter policies just as he announces new business ventures in China.
Apr 15, 2023April 14, 2023
‘Air’ entertains with the story of how Nike signed the GOAT.
Apr 8, 2023April 8, 2023
A review of ‘Tetris.’
Apr 6, 2023April 5, 2023
Under scrutiny from Congress, the social media company is leveraging close ties to American power brokers.
Apr 1, 2023March 31, 2023
The revival season of ‘Party Down’ is worth watching.