David’s Bridal has declared bankruptcy but they really want everyone to know that all the brides will be getting their gowns, please please PLEASE do not panic! Everything is fine!!!
Two Connecticut towns are apparently in a long-running feud about which is older—Windsor, or Wethersfield—and now archaeologists have uncovered juuuust enough evidence to get everybody worked up without totally resolving the question.
What does it take to identify a sculpture by Michelangelo? Pubes, distinctive toes, and eight-packs, apparently.
Netflix just dropped the trailer for Dumplin’, featuring Jennifer Aniston as a dedicated pageant queen and Danielle Macdonald as her rebellious daughter, and it actually looks delightful.
Congrats to the Texas Board of Education, which has reversed course on the spectacularly ridiculous decision to drop Helen Keller and Hillary Clinton from its history curriculum.
This year, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has a spectacular new 900-pound Swarovski star, made with 70 spikes and 3 million crystals. It may or may not be the terrible vessel for our strange new alien overlords, who will spring forth on Christmas morn demanding to be worshipped as gods.
Prince William says that Prince Charles straight-up lets squirrels run around Birkhall, his home in Scotland. Also, he names them. At this point, he’s just tossing out tabloid headlines to royal reporters like gold coins thrown to medieval Londoners.
Did you know that Sotheby’s, as part of an auction that takes place tomorrow in Geneva, had some of Marie Antoinette’s remaining jewels on display in right here New York City, and that visitors could even touch them? I did not, and consequently, I’m going to be angry at myself forever.
Feast your eyes upon almost 19 karats of nearly flawless diamond. It’s very shiny.
Actress Ruth Wilson, whom you might recognize from The Affair or the version of Jane Eyre costarring Maggie Smith’s son, is taking on an interesting new role for a new BBC drama: She’s playing her own grandmother, who discovered upon her husband’s death that he was in fact a spy and a bigamist.
Netflix will be releasing “A Midwinter’s Tale,” a special holiday episode of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, as part of its slate of seasonal programming. Satan riding to the aid of Christmas is a weird twist in the war on Christmas, but okay.
Earlier this year, Chip and Joanna Gaines ended their immensely popular HGTV show, Fixer Upper. Were they riding off into the Texan sunset, content with their moderate fortune and thriving merch business? Hell, no. They’re coming back, but not with a new show. No, indeed! They are back with an entire goddamn TV…
How do you design a medieval world without accidentally replicating the look of Monty Python and the Holy Grail? Where do you go when you need chainmail in bulk? And does the costume department have any role in a dick shot? These are just a few of the questions raised by Outlaw King, the new Netflix original starring…
“Salsify,” a near-forgotten root vegetable once a staple of Victorian Britain, is making a return, thanks to the apparently bottomless appetite for “traditional foods and ingredients.” Truly Brexit is reaching dire new territory.
In a program marking his 70th birthday, Prince Charles has assured the United Kingdom that he won’t meddle in politics as king; “I’m not that stupid,” he announced, practically inviting people to speculate on how stupid he is, then. God bless him.
Justin Trudeau has apologized for Canada’s 1939 decision to turn away the St. Louis, a steamliner full of refugees from Nazi Germany; out of more than 900 passengers, 254 were ultimately killed in the Holocaust.
Once again, it’s time for the beloved annual festival that blends soothing/stressful consumerism with the thrilled bewilderment of old-fashioned catalog shopping: Oprah’s reveal of her “Favorite Things,” which will inevitably convince each and every one of us to purchase some absurdly luxurious throw blanket, mittens,…
Looking for a little interior design inspiration? Well, apparently the ancient Gauls really did embalm the heads of their enemies and display them proudly. Something for once everyone’s finally tired of shiplap and mason jars???