Thursday was the 40th anniversary of the premiere of Star Wars, and for the occasion, sequel star Oscar Isaac stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and shared a little anecdote about working with the late, great Carrie Fisher.
A giant rock in the Santa Monica Mountains sits silently but for a single question scrawled across its face: “PROM?” Park rangers are not pleased.
The unstoppable march of the Gaines family continues, as Chip announces he is publishing a memoir, Capital Gaines.
Just in time for Memorial Day and the kick off to summer comes news that the best beach in America is Siesta Beach on the Gulf Coast of Florida, thanks to its soft white sand of crushed quartz. That is according to one “Dr. Beach.” Sorry, you say—Dr. Beach?
HBO just dropped the trailer for Game of Thrones Season 7. Cersei and Jamie Lannister are surrounded in King’s Landing, but frankly it barely matters because the wintery armies to the north are massing to wreck everybody in Westeros.
Picture yourself in the razor aisle at CVS. Cast your mind’s eye upon the plethora of options. Perhaps you have a preference; perhaps you buy whatever strikes your fancy on any random Tuesday after work. Either way, it is probably not the most important moment of your week. Now, imagine the hushed offices where the…
Did you know there was, until somewhat recently, an international eel smuggling scheme operating with the picturesque state of Maine at its very heart? I did not, but now I do, and I would very much like Martin Scorsese to make his lowest-stakes movie about it.
And lo, though the people did turn their eyes away, the signs continued to appear: A goddamn sinkhole just opened in the road right outside Mar-a-Lago, over by the side entrance.
Here is one way to look at the shifting fortunes of women over the last two centuries: via the men many of them have sighed over.
Princess Mako of Japan, granddaughter of the current emperor, is reportedly finalizing an engagement to marry a commoner—a graduate student working at a law firm, who once appeared in a tourism campaign as the “Prince of the Sea.” However, “Prince of the Sea” is not an official title and so she will be legally…
TNT has debuted a trailer for The Alienist, executive produced by True Detective’s Cary Fukunaga and starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning. And honestly, it looks a lot like Gilded Age True Detective! Crossed with Sherlock Holmes, of course.
Women in their 30s have eclipsed younger women in the babymaking department for the first time in decades. And despite the fact that if you’re over 35, you have to spend the entire pregnancy dubbed “geriatric,” no less.
Currently in the works: A live-action adaptation of Lauren Redniss’ graphic novel Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout, starring Rosamund Pike and directed by Marjane Satrapi. Does anyone remember—is this what it feels like to be excited about something?
Netflix has just dropped the trailer for GLOW, its new comedy about the incredible ‘80s phenomenon “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling,” executive produced by Orange Is The New Black creator Jenji Kohan. As expected, it looks like everyone responsible for the ‘80s costumes and sets had more fun than is legally allowed in…
Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Snatch (a Sword from a Stone) flopped this weekend. It appears that “Knights of the Round Table, but lads” is not a pitch that sells tickets.
It’s 1862, and Elle Burns is not what she seems. Ostensibly a slave working in a Confederate senator’s Richmond home, she’s actually a plant gathering intel to aid the Union cause—when she encounters Malcolm McCall, another spy, a dashing Scotsman by way of Kentucky, who simultaneously infuriates and interests her.
Here’s a good fight between two very old fandoms, forever at odds: A cathedral in England plans to allow a touring company to perform the Shakespeare play Richard III under its holy roof. However, the play is rather harsh to the historical Richard III, whose mortal remains currently rest inspire the church, and his…
It’s a frustrating fact that, even in this new era of much improved plus-size clothing options, it can still be a struggle to find the right ensemble for a very specific occasion. What, then, do you do if your TV show becomes a runaway success and you are making highly photographed public appearances everywhere from…