Culture & Criticism
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In London’s Soho, a young millionaire intent on converting an old building into luxury condos finds out the hard way that its tenants won’t leave without a fight.
Ahead of a summer with already lofty expectations, many people are obsessing over how their bodies have changed in the pandemic.
From Hustlers and Zola to Club Onyx: Adrienne Raquel captures real-life glamour at Houston’s most famous strip club.
From a high school football star falsely accused of sexual assault to a pair of college lovers charged with murder, here are some riveting docuseries you might have missed.
The former Bachelor contestant has gotten a ton of positive press for his coming-out but hasn’t addressed the recent stalking allegations against him.
The long-running reality show had started to feel humdrum and derivative, but the newest season is pure joy.
This year's winners include a playwright and showrunner, a professor of planetary science, and one of most promising African writers under 40.
Bless the book gods!
Practical advice from Hallie Bateman's new book, Directions: Really Good Advice for Getting From Here to There.
Jeff VanderMeer and Karen Russell, Rachel Kushner and Kim Gordon, a panel on writing about social pressures and racial identity, and more.
Celebrity bloggers Lainey Gossip and Perez Hilton have made drastic changes to the derogatory and cruel coverage they once gave their subjects.
"Ọṣun couldn’t remember the last time someone asked her what she actually wanted. People sought to touch without acknowledging her desire to be caressed, to consume without realizing her craving to just be held."
Khloé Kardashian Plays A Part In Perpetuating Unrealistic Beauty Standards. Why Won’t She Admit That?
It’s hard to buy Khloé’s attempts at body positivity when she and her family profit from women feeling bad about themselves.
Perfect for celebrating Earth Day.
Ukraine is attracting Americans who want to fight alongside far-right extremists. What happens when radicalized soldiers like Craig Lang return home?
The pioneering franchise shaped how reality TV handled race. Now the first two Black castmates are grappling with its legacy.
“They’re killing people mentally and physically. They just push, push, push.” (An excerpt from Billionaires: The Lives of the Rich and Powerful.)
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Growing up shy, I hoped being onstage would be freeing — but that catharsis wouldn’t come until I shouted for myself, not an audience.
The books banned in US prisons are often seemingly harmless — and many are valuable educational resources.
Missed these great releases? Now you can read them in the best format.
It's exciting to see Charlotte from Sex and the City get seduced by a mysterious nanny — until it very much isn't.
In the new Amazon series Them, Black trauma and horror are viewed as one and the same.
Spring has sprung and so has our first official reading challenge!
I don't know which to read first.
Lil Nas X’s new music video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” has conservatives riled up. But it’s more than just a controversial stunt.
I know that’s not the entire lesson of Ramona the Pest, but it’s the one I needed.
“I'm worried about losing my new lease on life.”