To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Lilith Fair, Glamour Magazine interviewed Sarah McLachlan and the other women (and men) who got the festival on its feet for an oral history, full of background tidbits, reflections on how far things have come, and how far there is to go when it comes to women’s representation in…
The Academy has announced that they’ve invited a whopping 774 new members this year, which is a record-breaking number for the institution.
The Oscars So White tragedy of 2016 made Halle Berry feel like her historic best actress win “meant nothing,” according to Berry.
When it comes to diversity in theater, women and minorities are unsurprisingly underrepresented in the industry.
Season 11 of X-Files is set to premiere in 2018, following a not particularly memorable Season 10 revival of the old series. Showrunner Chris Carter reassembled his writers’ room to fill the ten-episode order, building on Season 10's six episodes. This year, he added some new people, with one thing in common.
Lisa Joy created the HBO hit Westworld, an entrancing series that has inspired a thousand Jezebel inquiries into how close we are to real-life robot sex. In a recent roundtable interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Joy expounded on the importance of creating opportunities for people with out a safety net.
Here’s something exciting: The New York state legislature has approved a law that will, through $5 million in tax breaks, incentivize TV shows to hire women and people of color as writers and directors. More exciting, entertainment news website The Wrap first lead this story with a Girls still featuring Lena Dunham…
The characters in Alex Ross Perry’s small, chatty movies may strike you as impossibly articulate—until you talk to their creator and discover his impromptu way with words is as deft as those he depicts on the page. What scan like deeply considered essays tumbled off this guy’s tongue when we met in a Park Slope coffee…
The change we’ve been waiting for is here.
Marvel Comics suffered from declining sales in 2016, which could be driven by any number of potential factors. But in an interview with the trade magazine ICv2, the company’s Vice President of Sales, David Gabriel, identified one potential culprit: The increase of female characters:
The well-executed April issue of Allure features personal stories from women of color who’ve experienced some form of racism or colorism, including Eva Longoria, future princess Meghan Markle, Fresh Off the Boat’s Constance Wu and Atlanta’s Zazie Beetz.
“We are in a period of fashion overdose right now. There’s too much pressure,” designer Dries Van Noten told the New York Times in an interview marking his 100th show milestone. That may be the case, but as always, his collection—this time featuring models who had walked in previous Dries shows, including many over…
Compared to last year’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon, a sea of whiteness, this year’s event was still a sea of whiteness, but with a few notable additions, Matt Damon-approved.
Gabrielle Union is about to break into the lucrative beauty business with a new line of hair care products under Ulta Beauty.
First, it beat Star Wars: Rogue One. Now, for the second weekend since its wide-release debut, Hidden Figures—the true story of three black female mathematicians at NASA—is number one at the box office. It’s raked in roughly $6o million so far, and counting.
There is a long documented problem with diversity in the tech industry. The blame for that has frequently been put on the shoulders of women and minorities rather than CEOs and managers who won’t expand their circle of acceptable hires. The criticism and poor response to criticism have led to the strange and…
China Machado, iconic fashion model and fashion editor whose career began in the early 1950s and spanned the rest of her life, died Sunday due to cardiac arrest, WWD reports. She was 86 and fabulous to the end.
In this year’s Marvel flick Doctor Strange, Tilda Swinton plays the Ancient One, a character that was originally Tibetan in the movie’s comic-book source material. Changing the race of the character was reportedly a politically-motivated decision “in large part over fears of offending the Chinese government and people…
There is a well-documented problem with diversity in the male-dominated tech world. Who’s to blame? A new survey of some of the most powerful future Silicon Valley millionaires reveals that men, shockingly, want to blame everyone and everything but the tech industry itself.