I'm Only A Casual Rihanna Fan But Her Super Bowl Performance Was Excellent
Even as a casual fan, I can measure my whole life in songs by Rihanna.
Samara Joy's Excellence Is Self-Evident
Joy, a 23-year-old jazz singer from the Bronx, won the Best New Artist Grammy over breakout musicians like Brazilian pop star Anitta, indie darling Wet Leg, and Latinx R&B singer Omar Apollo.
Gen Z, Tell Us What You Think About Sex
BuzzFeed News is looking to speak with young people about your sexual values, practices, and goals.
The Grammys’ Biggest Award Should Have Gone To Beyoncé Or Bad Bunny
Awards shows routinely ignore groundbreaking Black or brown artists in favor of seemingly apolitical white ones.
How SZA Rose From Indie Favorite To National No. 1
The singer’s latest genre-bending album stayed atop the charts for seven weeks, cementing her as a superstar.
“The Last Of Us” Shows Us New Shades Of Nick Offerman
The actor’s latest guest role is beautifully against type. (Mild spoilers for the latest episode.)
Rian Johnson’s “Poker Face” Can’t Keep Up The Tension
Peacock’s new mystery-of-the-week series depends on rotating guests to keep its formula fresh.
It's Cool That There Are So Many Asian Oscar Nominees This Year, But Representation Has Its Limits
The historic number of Asian Oscar nominees this year is a good thing. But reducing these artists to diversity statistics undermines the complexity of their performances.
The Mindy Kaling Backlash Has Lost All Nuance
Recent criticism of the comedian’s artistic laziness has fans reexamining her whole career.
Running And Writing Made Me Anxious. Here’s How I Got Better At Both.
After relinquishing control over my daily habits, I found a crucial lesson: It’s only worth it if it’s fun.
Meet RAYE, The New Patron Saint Of Sad Girl Dance Songs
You’ve probably heard "Escapism" on one of the million TikToks that have used it as a sound.
Amelia Dimoldenberg Flirts With Celebs For All Of Us
The comedian behind Chicken Shop Date is delightfully, innocently awkward.
Jerrod Carmichael Was A Diversity Hire At The Golden Globes But He Made The Most Of It
To rehabilitate its image, the Golden Globes invited Carmichael to host. But that didn't stop the comic from addressing the superficiality of the organization's reforms.
“The Last Of Us” Is Appointment TV
HBO’s splashy new adaptation of the beloved video game is deeply compelling.
“M3GAN” Is An Instant Cult Classic
It's fun to watch the movie's most viral moments play out on the big screen.
Internet Slang That Needs To Retire
If You're Bored, Here's Some Pop Culture To Consume
From SZA's new album to some underrated HBO and Netflix comedy specials, here is some pop culture stuff to get into.
Nepo Babies Are The Tip Of The Class Inequality Iceberg
Sure, talking about famous people's famous parents is fun. But there are so many other more nefarious forms of nepotism out there.
“The Sex Lives Of College Girls” Gets Silly Again
Mindy Kaling’s show runs smoothest when it doesn’t try to teach you things.
The 8 Movies We Couldn’t Stop Thinking About
From a quietly immersive directorial debut to Jordan Peele’s latest thriller.
I'm Not Sure Why James Cameron Would Make "Avatar: The Way Of Water" So Boring
Beautiful visuals can't make up for the film's oversimplified view of colonialism.
"The White Lotus" Is Overrated
(Warning: Contains spoilers for seasons 1 and 2 of The White Lotus.) The show's whodunnit format detracts from its slow-burn character study.