American pop culture has recently framed polygamy as the domain of Mormons (think Kody Brown of TLC's creepy Sister Wives) and Chloe Sevigny going plain-Jane prairie-style in HBO's Big Love. But a new documentary, Bitter Honey, set in Bali, examines the Indonesian tradition of men having multiple spouses—a practice… »
Heather Lois Mack, who was arrested and charged with murdering her mother at the St. Regis hotel in Bali, is pregnant. The teen and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer allegedly stuffed the body into a bloody suitcase, which is already pretty crazy. Now Mack is upset that her jail accommodations aren't as swank as the pricey… »
The body of a 62-year-old American woman was found in a suitcase in a luxury hotel in Bali, and the woman's teenage daughter — and the daughter's boyfriend — have been arrested in connection with the crime. »
Newly crowned Miss World, Megan Young of the Philippines, center, reacts after winning the Miss World contest, in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) »
Elizabeth Gilbert's onetime love-nest is apparently turning into a den of iniquity: Bali has seen a sharp increase in meth-smuggling arrests, including that of a woman who was hiding the drug in her intestines. Locals apparently call the drug shabu-shabu, which raises the possibility that this is all a… »
Saturday morning, my mom went to see Eat Pray Love. Her review? "I thought it was horrible." What follows is a total evisceration, in her own words.
Scores of women have invaded Ubud, Bali, looking to emulate Gilbert's enlightenment. Their expressions are serene; their caftans, expensive. But their beatific dollars aren't necessarily a good thing. »