"Say What You Will About Apocalypse, You Can Do Your Own Thing": A Conversation With Claire Vaye Watkins

Like real women, fictional women are often seen as wish-fulfillment. The “strength” that we look for in a female protagonist is often there for sentimental purposes, and rarely resembles the iron, irradiated accountability that matters in real life, a type of strength that’s like the desert—unsparing and mercurial.… »10/09/15 9:35am8 minutes ago

Little Girls and Iron Women: NXT TakeOver Makes Women's Wrestling History

Wednesday’s NXT TakeOver: Respect was the site of two firsts: for the first time, two women competed in an Iron Man match, and for the first time, two women closed the show at a WWE special event. It was not the first time, however, that women proved their abilities to a sport (and a company) that for too long refused… »10/09/15 9:00am43 minutes ago

Alec Baldwin Is an Embarrassing Dad Who Sends Embarrassing Texts

Alec Baldwin is the ultimate lurker when it comes to his daughter Ireland. The 19-year-old posted a screenshot of a text from her father where he links to an Entertainment Tonight item speculating about Ireland and filmmaker Tao Ruspoli. Baldwin then jokingly (?) interrogates his daughter, asking if she’s now going to… »10/08/15 10:30pmYesterday 10:30pm

Professional Kardashian Best Friend/Dash Doll Malika Haqq Arrested For DUI

The first thing I thought when I saw this news was, “MALIKA NO!!!” Because in my mind—the place where I store lengthy, imagined narratives about celebrities that I like to believe are entirely accurate—the Haqq sisters are Khloé’s last remaining connection to the normal world. They’re not around to make headlines,… »10/08/15 8:00pmYesterday 8:00pm

Beyoncé's Dad Wants to Teach You How to Become a Superstar

Beyoncé’s ever-persistent dad and ex-manager Mathew Knowles is holding a workshop for aspiring entertainers who want to learn everything he knows about the making of a superstar. Mathew does know a thing or three (I’m talking about Destiny’s Child) about this particular pursuit. »10/08/15 7:10pmYesterday 7:10pm

New O.J. Simpson American Crime Story Promos Sadly Have Fewer Wigs Than Expected

On the heels of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Hotel debut on Wednesday, two new trailers for another one of his shows, American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson, have surfaced. For the record, there are a lot… fewer wigs in these trailers than we’d hoped for? »10/08/15 6:50pmYesterday 6:50pm