Steven Soderbergh’s new movie Logan Lucky, which stars Channing Tatum and Adam Driver as West Virginian brothers who attempt to pull off an elaborate heist during the Coca-Cola 600 car race, has always been reported as being written by first-time screenwriter Rebecca Blunt. The problem is nobody knows who she really…
The hippest accessory for swinging young women in 1967? Body paint, applied with a miniature paint roller from a miniature plastic paint pan and sold in a miniature paint can.
On Thursday afternoon, the Senate is expected to vote on what’s been dubbed the “skinny repeal,” a stripped down version of the full Obamacare repeal that failed to pass on Wednesday afternoon.
Three years after 6,470 Yazidi women were abducted by ISIS on Sinjar mountain in 2014, a reported 3,410 are still missing. The New York Times has been documenting the stories of escapees, who have been held in what reporter Rukmini Callimachi described as “a detailed bureaucracy of sex slavery, including sales…
Continuing to stand proudly on the side of bigotry, on Wednesday the Trump administration’s Justice Department broke from established interpretations of federal civil rights law to argue that employees are not protected against job discrimination on basis of sexual orientation. The DOJ submitted the opinion in an…
George Clooney directed the Coen Brothers’ script for Suburbicon, and you better believe it’s the story of an ordinary man swept up in a wacky situation out of his control.
On a Sunday night, a body plummets into the Hudson River. As soon as the man hits the water, dozens of faces press against the window panes on the lower level of the Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise, the boat from which the man leapt. Someone tosses a flotation device in his direction, and he freestyle-strokes to the…
In what might be the most random and oddly specific Gold Box we’ve seen to date, Amazon’s running a big-ass sale on leather journals. So, uh, if you need any leather journals, this is a good day to buy them, it would seem.
That fat IKEA catalog that lands with a thud in mailboxes worldwide around this time annually is apparently a massive undertaking that requires tailoring to a global-spanning array of tastes. Sometimes that means cropping photos for smaller kitchens; sometimes that means cropping out the women.
For many still mourning Hillary Clinton’s loss, it sounds like her forthcoming memoir, What Happened, will ideally provide some closure.
Overwatch features characters with body types and backgrounds that are not often seen in pop culture, let alone first person shooters. For many of us who rarely see ourselves reflected in media, this cast can seem radical and even life-changing—especially in my case. Zarya, Overwatch’s Russian strong-woman tank,…
When HBO announced that the new show from their golden-boy Game of Thrones showrunners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, would involve an alternate history in which the Confederacy won and slavery continued, it didn’t go over well. Now, HBO executives say they see why.
Because grown-ass adults can pretty much show up to Comic-Con dressed in head-to-toe superhero garb and nobody will judge you, celebrities often sneak around the event in disguise. This year one such celeb was Lupita Nyong’o, who showed up in a pink Power Rangers outfit and danced with glee all across the venue.
When asked a question that at this point feels as old as time—does Trump actually believe his own bullshit or is he just trying to appease his base of selfish bigots?—former Vice President Al Gore said on last night’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, “I have no idea what’s going on in his mind.” Hm, same.
Jon Stewart saw us crying and screaming about how much we miss him right now, so he’s returning with two comedy specials to shut us up.
Petulant toddler Donald Trump is reportedly seeking vengeance against the entire state of Alaska because Sen. Lisa Murkowski voted against Tuesday’s motion to proceed debate on a bill that will likely strip millions of Americans of healthcare.
A month after I ordered prenatal vitamins on Amazon, I started hearing an ad on Spotify that featured the sound of a baby’s heartbeat. It was an ad for a prenatal doctor.