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Cate Blanchett Is Terrifying In Her New York Times Magazine Short Film

The New York Times Magazine released 11 artsy micro-short films today, each featuring a famous celebrity being beautiful. Absurdist but artful, the shorts are so nonsensical that film buffs are likely to flock to them and immediately declare them "avant-garde" and "brilliant," rather than admit they make no fucking… » 11/25/13 10:00pm 11/25/13 10:00pm

Hey Girl, Your Boyfriend Ryan Gosling Is An Artsy Old-School Villain

Well now! This month's edition of the New York Times Magazine features an online gallery called "Touch of Evil," a series of shorts that depict some of Hollywood's finest in villainous roles. The gallery includes videos with Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Jessica Chastain, George Clooney as a spastic Napoleon type, and… » 12/07/11 2:40pm 12/07/11 2:40pm

Tyra Banks Wants Us To Feel Better About Ourselves So She Can Feel…

"I think I was put on this earth to instill self-esteem in young girls," Tyra Banks tells Lynn Hirschberg, who wrote this Sunday's New York Times Magazine cover story on the model turned mogul. And that's what she's been telling the rest of us for the past five years since ANTM debuted. Throughout the lengthy article,… » 5/29/08 6:00pm 5/29/08 6:00pm

Should Boys And Girls Be Separated At School?

There's a public school in Alabama where little girls and boys are separated. The girls' classroom walls are yellow, the boys' blue. The girls' room temperature is kept at 75, the boys' at 69. The girls do a "tidy" science experiment with blue and red colored oil and water; the boys watch snakes eat rats. Should boys… » 3/03/08 12:00pm 3/03/08 12:00pm

Anna Wintour Cedes Throne To Rachel Zoe, The Worst Person In The World

There are two things that get us really cranky, [Hah. -Ed], one being Vogue, and the other being the fact that every industry in the American economy that once valued skill and talent and labor today prizes above all narcissism, repetition, and the ability to capitalize on consumers' most pointless insecurities and… » 9/17/07 12:00pm 9/17/07 12:00pm