Culture & Criticism
From the new HBO adaptation of Station Eleven to a Showtime show about cannibalism.
“I think it’s possible to acknowledge that you have benefited from a system that’s unequal without feeling shame or even guilt from it.”
The latest edition of Netflix’s burgeoning Selling franchise delivers both drama and stunning million-dollar homes.
From a novelistic account of the opioid crisis to fanciful short stories, these are the books we loved this year.
Spoilers: We unpack the explosive finale.
The people who are drawn to LuLaRoe are in it for more than just making money. And that’s what makes MLMs so harmful.
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
And Just Like That, we’ve got another cringey reboot.
Josh’s conviction is the latest fall from grace for the Duggars, who have spent the past two decades selling themselves as a wholesome family for others to emulate.
The children of original social media influencers like the Kardashians have their own accounts now. But should kids be influencers?
Choose between Vanessa Hudgens playing three characters or 56-year-old Liz Hurley playing 66-year-old Kelsey Grammer’s daughter!
Recent art about the late princess exploits and oversimplifies the royal’s trauma.
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."
Don't forget to add these to your travel bucket list.
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.