When The Supply Chain Failed Parents, “Formula Influencers” Stepped Up
"I've just been trying to work around the clock as much as I can with two kids of my own to try to provide people with strategies for what to do.”
What Happens When Your Family History Becomes True Crime Fodder?
More prestige adaptations of real-life stories are coming to screens every month. Do the people involved get a say? (Contains spoilers for Candy.)
She Was Single. She Wanted A Baby. So She Did It Herself.
Hundreds of thousands of people follow these influencers to find out how to have a baby as a single person.
Some of the Most Viral “Pro-Choice” Instagram Content is Coming From Mormon Bloggers
Mormon influencers are some of the most followed, analyzed, and discussed creators in the social media space. Some have been speaking out all week about the Supreme Court news, and many are standing up for a pregnant person’s right to choose.
Male Fashion Influencers Are Saving Basic Men Everywhere
In this edition of Cleanse the Timeline, we talk about basic bro fashion influencers, Chlöe Bailey, what we're reading, and more.
Sexual Innuendo Is Everywhere, Including…Baby Clothes?
So many clothes for infants have blatant and cringe sexual messages. It's kind of wild.
I Thought BTS Was Just Fine Until I Saw Them Live
There was my life before the show started, and then my life as soon as BTS took the stage at Allegiant Stadium.
Inside The Internet Communities Dedicated To Bringing Down Hilaria Baldwin
Some internet sleuths are turning bread crumbs into full-blown conspiracies. Here’s why.
How Does Ben Affleck Survive All These Flops?
Plus, how an influencer called out a fashion brand and got her own plus-size line, and a book that challenges you to reconsider your own romantic preconceptions.
YouTube Is Facing An Identity Crisis As Its Creators Burn Out
As the platform’s stars pivot or quit altogether, what does the next generation of YouTube creators look like?
The Gospel Of Peloton’s Ally Love
Love’s fans aren’t coming just to work out, but also to fundamentally improve themselves and their lives.
The Bachelor-To-Influencer Pipeline Is Dead. Sad!
Plus, an Aretha Franklin throwback and why we're still thinking about Love Is Blind's Shake.
Clayton Echard May Be The Worst Bachelor Ever. He Also Made The Show Good Again.
The Bachelor has always been absurd, but it reached new heights this season by leaning into the mess.
Why Wasn’t Ben Affleck A Good Batman?
Plus, in this edition of our Cleanse the Timeline newsletter, a reflection on Ilya Kaminsky’s Deaf Republic and a deep dive into the #prhauls tag.
The Internet’s Response To Ukraine Has Been Peak Cringe
From Zelensky thirst traps to Star Wars memes, the collective obsession with virality has led to some embarrassing and insensitive posts.
Anna Delvey Lost Her Case — Now She Wants To Win Instagram
Netflix’s Inventing Anna has given the “Soho grifter” a 600,000-follower platform.
These Women Say An Essential Oil MLM Has Been Taken Over By Satan. Yes, Really.
“Am I the only Christian woman who is not surprised one bit that an essential oil company would come out as satanic?”
These Influencers Are Quitting Instagram, And They Want Others To Join Them
After dealing with burnout and frustrations over Instagram’s policies, these influencers are rebuilding their businesses on their own terms.
2002 Was 20 Years Ago. Here's What We Loved Back Then.
Kelly Rowland texting some guy via Excel? We didn’t know how good we had it back then.
They Thought They Were Getting Their Dream House. Instead They Say They Were Ripped Off.
Several homeowners are accusing husband-and-wife home renovation duo Candis and Andy Meredith of promising renovations that ended poorly. The Merediths deny the claims and after an internal investigation, Magnolia Network says they “do not believe there was ill or malicious intent.”