In 2005, Neil Strauss’s The Game changed how we date. Now Mystery, the pickup artist featured in the book, is trying to disassociate from the toxic effects of the industry he helped launch. For more on the “manosphere,” watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari’s effortless returns highlight the double standard for women comics like Kathy Griffin and Samantha Bee, who are still apologizing for misdeeds far less severe.
I went to Whisperlodge, which is billed as IRL ASMR, and ended up immersed in a kind of intimacy I wasn’t ready for. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series "Follow This" on Netflix.
I’ve taken every milestone in my life so far as an opportunity to resent my body, so why stop now?
A 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman were killed. The shooter, identified as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, also died, officials said.
I want them to be together forever and I can't wait to watch them break up.
The organizers of The Rebel Live weren’t interested in having a conversation, but they seemed happy to hurl slurs and insults.
Samantha Bee’s real crime was hurling a lazy insult at someone who deserves a sharper critique.
Maybe I love watching the Bridezillas because I aspire to their level of demanding hysteria — I just can’t muster up the energy.
At the California College Republicans Convention this spring, a war was brewing between loud, unapologetic, Milo Yiannopoulos–endorsed activists and moderate, policy-focused nerds. Guess who won?
It’s rarely shocking to women when men do harm. What’s shocking is when they’re actually brought to justice.
Listening to Sufjan is a gentle reminder that some men are willing to be sad with you, instead of just being the reason you’re upset.
No reality show has been so devoid of sympathetic characters, so hostile toward the human watching experience, and yet so eminently watchable.
While you’re all getting mad about The Boss Baby’s Oscar nomination, I’m going to go watch it for the sixth time and live my best life.
Multiple sources tell BuzzFeed News that Coach House Books put its poetry program on hiatus after accusations were leveled at one of its editors.
The reality TV show is positioning itself as a leading force in changing social norms, but it's still rooted in a toxic industry that promotes the exact opposite.
The uproar over Paul’s “Suicide Forest” video highlights the way YouTube has become its own kind of lawless high school community, where being popular is the priority at any cost.
Maybe the reason the recent wave of apology tours feels so exhausting is because giving forgiveness takes more effort than asking for it.
The low-profile comedian has long been on the periphery of mainstream success, but by operating outside our current cultural climate, she provides the perfect escape from it.
The fact that C.K. spent years making self-aware jokes about men’s sexual aggression only makes the revelation of his own alleged behavior feel more like a personal betrayal.