Take That Dot Off Your Forehead and Quit Trying to Make Bindis Happen

Another year, another Coachella, another trend mired in cultural appropriation. It's the true circle of life. You can almost watch the fixed gears of hipster logic grind: Now that Native American headdresses are offensive, we need to snatch some cool novelty from another culture. And so it came to be that bindis were… » 4/16/14 4:45pm 4/16/14 4:45pm

​Gwen Stefani Showed Up to Coachella to Perform "Hollaback Girl"

Just in case you wanted to bask in an awkwardly nostalgic moment in everyone's lives (yes everyone), here's Gwen Stefani (about a month and a half after giving birth to her third child) performing her 2004 song "Hollaback Girl" with Pharrell at Coachella. I love her. I do. She's iconic, and is able to successfully… » 4/13/14 6:00pm 4/13/14 6:00pm

Here's OutKast's Entire Coachella Performance

OutKast reunited at the Coachella Music Festival this weekend and it was awesome. What's even more awesome is that you can enjoy their entire set from the comfort of your own couch. And then you can feel revel in the fact that you're dancing along to your favorite hits in the living room and not jostling for arm space… » 4/12/14 4:30pm 4/12/14 4:30pm

Here's the Only Coachella Makeup Tutorial You'll Ever Need

This weekend, thousands of young people from around the world will be packing up and traveling to the the middle of the California desert for Coachella, the most buzzed about music festival of the year. Of course, these days Coachella style is just as important as Coachella music so how do you keep yourself looking… » 4/11/14 11:25am 4/11/14 11:25am

Coachella Is a Scenester Nightmare Hellscape

Music festivals used to be a place for people to gather to listen to their favorite bands, make some love in the mud and maybe get stabbed to death by the Hells Angels, but sadly, those wholesome days are over. These days, festivals (and their attendees) are less focused on enjoying music in a communal space and more… » 4/04/14 5:45pm 4/04/14 5:45pm

Craigslist Ad Seeks '2 Coachella Boyfriends' Who Are '30% Bro'

Coachella: that annual event at which the most wretched of the Earth cluster together in the blistering heat, each one clad in jorts and feathers like some sort of atavistic hell-bird, all in order to poop outside while music that's been licensed by The CW plays in the background. A veritable paradise on Earth! But… » 1/10/14 7:15pm 1/10/14 7:15pm

The New Yorker Held a Coachella GIF Party and Didn’t Invite You

The New Yorker dispatched instagramming scribe Nathaniel Wood to Coachella last weekend, and, in an effort to make you think that (paraphrasing Timothy Fenwick, Jr.) there’s something going on in this country that you just don’t know about, posted a bunch of hyperactive GIFs featuring gleeful Coachella-goers, seesaws,… » 4/18/13 8:55pm 4/18/13 8:55pm

Celebrities at Coachella Should Be Forced to Poop in Public

Imagine, for a sweet, fleeting moment, that you're a Very Important Person at Coachella. Maybe you're Lindsay Lohan or Audrina Patridge and you've had one Luna bar too many. Now you feel an urgency, which, since you're a VERY IMPORTANT PERSON, should mean that you get to stroll off to a quiet little water closet that… » 4/16/13 12:00pm 4/16/13 12:00pm