Culture

Lauren Puckett-Pope Somehow, the kids learned how to dress. I’m not sure exactly when this shift first began—certainly not when I was in school—though it’s an eerie phenomenon I’ve observed for several years now. Yet nothing about Gen Z’s sartorial glow-up has slapped me in the face with quite the force of Netflix’s family-friendly dramedy
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Might I suggest draping yourself in a warm blanket before we begin? Things get a lil’ icy in the Project Runway workroom this week—courtesy of some hair-raising ignorance and a patchwork vest—so, before we unpack, let’s all assume a comfortable sitting position. The good news? Wisdom Kaye, TikTok’s reigning fashion king, is this week’s guest
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When you live in the Arconia, the murders, apparently, never cease. The season finale of Only Murders in the Building hit Hulu on October 19, revealing that yet another unexpected victim had met an untimely death inside the walls of the glamorous Upper West Side apartment building. To dissect the delicious finale—and the cliffhanger it
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If you’ve caught even a glimpse of the hubbub around Kristen Stewart’s upcoming Princess Diana biopic Spencer, then you know the Twilight actress can finesse a mean on-screen meltdown. And few fictional characters have as many mental meltdowns as Batman villains. Notoriously unwell, the Caped Crusader’s rogue gallery includes among its ranks The Joker, The
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“Difficult diva.” “Wanton pin-up girl.” “Greedy clown.” Sound familiar? It should, because we’re in the midst of a cultural reckoning as we revisit how society has viewed and treated women over the years. In the instances of famous—or infamous—women in particular, those perceptions still linger, not helped by judgmental media portrayals (and a few cruel
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From the 1920s to the mid-1990s, nearly half a million prisoners across America, Canada, and the U.K chose to go under the knife—and their bill was paid for by the government. In Killer Looks (Prometheus Books), author Zara Stone explores how the emergence of plastic surgery in prisons underscores society’s obsession with beauty. Read an
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