Talking About Sex, Trigger Warnings and a Perfect Valentine’s Day with John Waters

John Waters, also known as the “Pope of Trash” and the “Prince of Puke,” has thoroughly expressed his genius for bad taste through the years with films like Hairspray, Cry-Baby, or—for the truly blessed—Pink Flamingos, which featured a scene wherein Divine, drag queen and frequent Waters collaborator, famously ate a…

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We Spoke with Lauren Cohan About The Boy's Terrifying Motherhood Psychology

The basic premise behind the horror film The Boy is that children and dolls are inherently terrifying. This point was confirmed last week when I interviewed the movie’s lead—Lauren Cohan (Maggie from The Walking Dead)—over Skype and noticed, in the backdrop, a porcelain boy doll sitting idly, watching us.

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'Just Do It': A Chat With Iris Apfel, Style Icon & Star of a New Film

Most people outside the fashion industry first met Iris Apfel 10 years ago, as the Rara Avis—the rare bird whose 2005 exhibition of clothing and jewelry at the Metropolitan Museum changed the way we look at style for the better. She was 84 years old at the time, a phoenix or a bird of paradise whose gloriously…

A Chat with the Botched Doctors On the Alluring Sideshow of Hack Jobs

The first time I watched Botched, it was with equal levels of shock and shameful fascination. The premiere episode featured a woman with a lumpy uni-boob. Subsequent episodes: a woman whose ass implant flipped, a Justin Bieber wannabe, Janice Dickinson and a woman whose tragic tummy tuck had repositioned…

Veep's Timothy Simons: Jonah Is Living the White Male American Dream

Tune into HBO’s political comedy Veep and you’ll find that there are few—if any—heroes. Set in in Washington, D.C. and, more specifically, the offices of Vice President Selina Meyer (played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus), the show’s cast of characters are as cut-throat as they are inept. But even in this world of selfish—and…