Culture & Criticism
The songwriter has been making gay anthems for years. Now she's ready for her big label moment — on her terms.
In 1999, writer Alice Sebold published a memoir about her brutal rape almost 20 years prior. An overturned conviction casts the book in a new, even more painful light.
With a new confessional memoir and his growing social media presence, the actor is trying to reinvent himself for a new era of celebrity.
"This particular story has to come from a place of understanding that people from other places may not quite get it."
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The new season of Netflix’s real estate reality show promised drama, but didn’t quite deliver. (Spoilers ahead.)
All you need is an owl, a cassoulet, and the constant specter of looming death.
The bestselling author’s new nonfiction collection These Precious Days is, among other things, an ode to unconventional friendships.
The highly anticipated Ridley Scott movie doesn’t remotely live up to the hype. (Possible spoilers.)
The former Disney Channel actor has spent the past few decades unpacking the trauma of being a child star. Now, with a new confessional YouTube channel, she’s cashing in.
Adele is — finally — back with a new album, and this time she’s fully in control.
“I like to speak my mind because I feel like, in the idol world, it's very rare to find that.”
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The most potent instrument Swift plays on Red (Taylor’s Version) is our knowledge of her past.
Chloe Gong Didn't Set Out To Write A YA Fantasy Novel That Mirrored Our Pandemic Reality, But Readers Cannot Get Enough
"It was bizarre reading through my own fictional passages about how the foreigners in 1920s Shanghai believed the 'madness' to be a locals-only thing, and they didn’t care about it until it hit them."
“I want it to be understood that I’m not scorned. I’m not sad because I didn’t get him as a boyfriend.”
“The success is bittersweet.”
From new seasons of Insecure and Big Mouth to a new drama with Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd.
“I don’t put Travis Scott at fault because [he] is the artist, and I feel like the only reason so many fingers are being pointed at him is because he’s the face [of the event].”
He’s arguably the most famous Hollywood Chris. But now that he’s everywhere, his critics have become more vocal.
Stewart’s most challenging role yet, in Spencer, is a triumph — and a reminder that she’s always been a serious talent.
These beautiful images offer a new narrative to survivors of domestic abuse in India.
We look back at some amazing historical photos of the best of the marathon from the very first race in 1970.
In Guilford, Connecticut, parents running for the town’s Board of Education on an anti–critical race theory campaign were resoundingly defeated. But that hasn’t happened everywhere.
Eternals is far from perfect, but it pushes the MCU into promising new territory. Spoilers ahead.
Recent controversies have threatened the careers of this now-divorced influencer couple.
Many are claiming that the product has changed.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by reading these great books.
It's not merely Pete Davidson’s New York, it’s Pete Davidson’s America — and we’re all just living in it.
Panic over critical race theory has bitterly divided the seaside town of Guilford, Connecticut. A pivotal school board election could change everything.