Arts

ghislaine maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell and me

August 13, 2020 12:18 am

The last time I ran into Ghislaine was at a Sotheby’s preview. She was as friendly and engaging as ever

wap

Ben Shapiro, WAP and the banality of the porn generation

August 12, 2020 9:52 am

Parents will be listening to Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s degrading song ‘WAP’ with their children

matrix
kindergarten cop

Canceling Kindergarten Cop is a step too far

August 6, 2020 12:35 pm

This is nothing to do with the strength of activists, and everything to do with the cowardice of institutions

Sarah Cooper, YouTube

Sarah Cooper isn’t funny

August 6, 2020 6:23 am

Her lip-syncing videos elicit a lot of what Donald Glover called ‘clapter’. That’s not really comedy

american pickle

Heavy-handed satire and schmaltz

August 6, 2020 12:54 am

An American Pickle reviewed

silk

Diamond & Silk launch new podcast today

August 5, 2020 8:08 pm

Their first guest is Donald Trump Jr

swamp

Republicans steal the show in HBO’s The Swamp

August 5, 2020 4:50 pm

Rep. Matt Gaetz stars in the documentary on Capitol Hill corruption

morrissey

Human after all

August 5, 2020 1:35 pm

Singer, patriot and pioneer of social distancing, Morrissey is once again a star

camper van beethoven

How Camper Van Beethoven saw the future

August 3, 2020 3:26 pm

And how I wrote a novel about it

barbarians guerra

Guerra goes to war

August 2, 2020 11:04 am

After the waiting, the barbarians arrive

nice white parents

The New York Times thinks ‘nice white parents’ are the root of all evil

August 1, 2020 4:28 am

Team Serial’s new podcast finds its new great villain

rupert murdoch

The real Rupert Murdoch

July 30, 2020 9:25 am

Wendi would humiliate him at dinner parties by saying things like, ‘What do you know? You are an old man’

blind auditions

Don’t end blind auditions

July 29, 2020 8:56 am

There are very few hiring processes where elements of bias based on race, gender, friendship and family can be totally eliminated

olivia de havilland

Olivia de Havilland’s Red Scare

July 28, 2020 9:26 am

She was not an anti-communist in spite of being a liberal, she was an anti-communist because she was a liberal

mozart

Meet the Mozarts

July 26, 2020 10:34 am

The family that plays together...

purple pill katie herzog

Purple podcasters

July 24, 2020 2:44 pm

The sensible center drives the woke to the edge of reason

statues

Statues and limitations

July 19, 2020 10:48 am

How we can reckon with the past without destroying it

perry mason

Perry Mason jars

July 18, 2020 2:47 pm

A brutal backstory for HBO’s decadent detective

kanye

If only Kanye’s run were serious

July 10, 2020 3:05 pm

The legendary rapper could run a successful campaign if he commits

Neil Young performs at the Harvest Moon benefit

Neil Young keeps mining his past

July 10, 2020 12:22 pm

Not the legend’s best work

halle berry

Halle Berry and the death of acting

July 8, 2020 3:50 pm

The LGBT hit squad kills another role

Larry Elder appears in Uncle Tom trailer

Uncle Tom shows another side of the African American story

July 7, 2020 2:34 pm

Black America is hardly a monolith

uncancelables

Kanye West and the uncancelables

July 7, 2020 11:47 am

It’s hard not to admire people who get rich and say whatever they want

pope

The next pope: are we facing the nightmare of a Parolin pontificate?

July 7, 2020 6:52 am

Vatican officials are anxious to get their hands on an advance copy of The Next Pope, a survey of 19…