The year was 1983. Fannie Haughton—a name unfamiliar to most—was living in Oakland, California, under a poisonous Reagan regime, in the middle of a drug war. Much of her life as a student activist had involved working with her mentor, Angela Davis. Haughton taught and organized locally, a communal duty that included…
The Oscars So White tragedy of 2016 made Halle Berry feel like her historic best actress win “meant nothing,” according to Berry.
What’s the most you would pay for a single paperclip? Probably a dollar at most, maybe three? What about a paperclip that’s actually a money clip?
Officer Jeronimo Yanez, from the St. Anthony Police Department, shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Now, Castile’s family has agreed to a settlement close to $3 million with the city of St. Anthony Village, Minnesota, for his death.
Hanson, Hanson and Hanson, can you stop?
As part of what’s presumably his destiny to embody every important black historical figure imaginable on film, Chadwick Boseman plays Thurgood Marshall in this trailer for the biopic Marshall.
Last January, I interviewed Sonia Agostino about the audacious latex outfits she designs for her line Tableaux Vivants. Her pieces were so vibrant and singular that it left us curious about her everyday style and whether her business is the polar opposite of her personal tastes. During a repeat visit to her stunning…
The explosive Breakup Scene that drives all romantic comedies, the one so expected that it’s no longer a spoiler, happens in The Big Sick. But the stakes are graver than in your average rom-com. In this case, the leading man Kumail (played by Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani) is a Pakistani-American comedian who’s…
Ken, the Barbie-adjacent man doll with no reproductive parts, is no longer just a vapid white surfer dude. In its broadest Ken expansion to date, Mattel has introduced 15 realistic Ken dolls that more closely resemble the dorks you come across on Tinder.
Ok. Brace yourself. Mahershala Ali is wearing some pretty nice shirts in the latest issue of GQ.
What is a zaddy?
The “sexual misconduct” incident that happened on the set of Bachelor in Paradise—and which remains under investigation—is likely to introduce a new set of issues around sexual consent on reality TV shoots.
Ansel Elgort says, “It’s just so easy to be a hater,” in his Billboard cover story. It’s true.
Every year without fail, the Recording Academy gets called out for being out of touch and ignoring the most relevant artists. This fall, the Grammy board wants to try something new with online voting.
Oliver Stone appeared on Monday night’s The Late Show to promote his Vladimir Putin documentary and looked every bit uncomfortable as Stephen Colbert questioned the director’s alarmingly unchallenging interview with a dictator.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s inaugural Health Summit—an event centered around the sellable idea of “wellness”—took place on Saturday at a warehouse in Culver City, California. It appears to have been an affair to remember. Personally, I would never spend $500 or $1,000 or $1,500 on a Goop Health Summit. But after reading about…
No, it wasn’t Mary J. Blige or the incomparable Lea Michele. It’s Halsey—an artist familiar to many as the featured voice on The Chainsmokers’ obnoxious earworm “Closer”—who’s the first and only female artist to have a No. 1 album in the country this year.
First, Camila Cabello dropped out of Fifth Harmony to pursue a solo career. She released her first solo single “Crying in the Club” in May. A second Fifth Harmony member, Lauren Jauregui, duetted on “Strangers,” a song about bisexual lovers from Halsey’s second album, released on the second of June (the sixth month of…