Today I received a text from my best friend, who had just received the latest print issue of Psychology Today. She was put off by the cover image—it promotes an article on toxic behavior—and wanted a second opinion. So without further ado, here it is: wow, Psychology Today, this photograph is repugnantly sexist! So…
Teen fan magazines like Tiger Beat were once a very, very big deal. Not only did they provide posters of the teen hunk du jour for you to decorate your walls with, but they were also something that a lot of celebrities (though NOT John Stamos, as you’ll soon discover on this week’s DirtCast) were eager to be a part of.
Is it feasible that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will run for president? Yes. Of the United States, this country? Yes. Would you vote for him if he did? These are questions you have to start thinking about now, because The Rock is thinking about it.
Back when being the poster woman for heroin chic was just a twinkle in her eye, a 16-year-old girl named Kate Moss got her first big break being photographed by Corinne Day for the cool UK magazine The Face. She soon became the magazine’s muse, starring in a series of minimalist, grunge-inspired spreads that ushered…
Harry Styles, the one with the long hair from One Direction, is the latest band member to go solo and thus inevitably cover Rolling Stone.
Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, who had big plans as the first editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia, has been fired from the publication.
Janelle Monáe says she supports the idea of withholding sex as a form of protest for women’s rights.
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.
Gigi Hadid has landed another international Vogue cover, this time the historic inaugural print edition of Vogue Arabia.
In a critical, if protracted, move towards representation, French Vogue has featured transgender model Valentina Sampaio on the cover of its March issue. A native of Brazil, Sampaio is the first transgender person to appear on the magazine’s cover.
Rihanna covers the March 2017 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, where she pays tribute to Amelia Earhart in an actually fly fashion shoot.
Vogue Arabia is launching a print edition under its first editor-in-chief, Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz. (Yes, a princess.) And she’s faced with the challenge of running a magazine that has to present high fashion in a moderately conservative light, with a few restrictions.
Moonlight’s Naomie Harris looks sublime in hot pink (a Céline dress) on the cover of New York’s spring fashion issue, where she talks about “regressive” anti-immigration sentiments and about this year’s black Academy Award nominees being mistakenly viewed as a response to the embarrassing all-white Oscars of 2016.
Magazines are taking on Trump, and they are not holding back.
Vanity Fair’s annual “Hollywood” issue dropped Thursday, and features all ladies for the second year in a row! Can I get a “HELL YEAH”?! (HELL YEAH!!!) The cover, usually shot by Annie Leibovitz and usually featuring A-list actors at their most languid and well-dressed, draping themselves on walls, chairs, floors, or…
Today, President-Elect Donald Trump met with top editors at Condé Nast, several of whom have taken extremely adversarial stances against Trump (Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, who coined the term “short-fingered vulgarian,” perhaps most of all), in an off-the-record meeting.
For the past year Victoria Hearst, the granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, has been on a rampage to censor or remove Cosmopolitan from the shelves, asserting in a ridiculous campaign that “Cosmo Harms Minors” because of its open, liberated approach to sex. It’s worked in several markets, and this week a major…
In a humongous publication fail, Blackhair magazine mistakenly featured a white model on its December/January cover. Fam.
On Tuesday, Condé Nast Chief Executive Bob Sauerberg announced that the media company is dividing into five groups—business, editorial, research, technology, and creative—that will take priority over individual brands, with each group working under one leader (Anna Wintour will continue to serve as artistic director), …