The monarchy is not in danger of collapse. But by failing to treat vicious press coverage of Meghan Markle as a serious threat, the royals are losing what she had to offer.
Both The Crown on Netflix and the real-life Duchess of Sussex have given the British royal family a badly needed PR boost, though in unorthodox ways.
The royal couple’s decision to keep their pregnancy private is part of their broader strategy to control their own public narrative — media be damned.
The logic-defying apocalypse movie — made at a time before we were worried about the actual apocalypse — was panned 20 years ago. Now, it’s a classic.
Even though we’re not kids anymore, we still need to hear — now more than ever — that our lives have value, and that we’re lovable as we are.
Refreshingly diverse all-male musical groups like PrettyMuch and Brockhampton are expanding what it means to be an American boy band.
The drama took teenagers seriously, becoming a safe and beloved stopover on the way to adulthood.
Both women are talented artists who are savvy about the ways their appearance is constructed and take pride in their oft-maligned subcultures.
It was disorienting to realize that I had reached adulthood without really getting to know my own mother. But over a year I spent at home after a bad breakup, I began to see her more clearly.
The significance of the biracial actor's upcoming marriage into the British royal family may be purely symbolic, but after centuries of white supremacy and colonial tyranny, it's still a sign of progress.
Of the 1,067 singles that have reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 since the chart’s creation in 1958, fewer than 75 of them have been rap songs. “Bodak Yellow” might finally signal a sea change.