Zayn and Nicki Minaj Can't Handle Liars, and Katy Perry Gifts Us a Cheap Christmas Song

Will pass: Zayn Malik and Nicki Minaj, “No Candle No Light” - Nicki Minaj tends to spread herself thin with collaborations, but there used to be a time when it was worth it. This Zayn track is what would play if you were running through a forest in search of your long-lost love. Notice it has a similar squeaky,…

The Criterion Channel to Pick Up Where FilmStruck Leaves Off

Good news! You can stop frantically binge-watching all that Malle and Truffaut that’s been sitting on your FilmStruck watchlist for months in preparation for the streaming service’s Nov. 29 shutdown. The film-preservation boutique Criterion Collection, one of the companies from which FilmStruck culled its offerings,…

Putting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Her Place 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrived on Capitol Hill earlier this week to attend orientation for first-time members of Congress. Within days, the 29-year-old representative-elect said she’d been mistaken for both someone’s spouse and an intern. “People keep giving me directions to the spouse and intern events instead of…

Betsy DeVos Proposes New Title IX Rules Favoring the Accused

On Friday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed a new set of Title IX guidelines that, if enacted, will weaken protections for students who face gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual assault, shifting more power to the accused and limiting the institution’s responsibility to investigate claims…

Baby, It's Cold Outside... So You Might Need a New Sweater or Coat from This Amazon Sale

Everybody keeps saying winter is coming, but IMO, it feels like winter is already here. And you know what that means: It’s finally cold enough to break out your cute sweaters and coats. Is your wardrobe lacking in that department? No prob, there’s a sale on Lark & Ro sweaters and outerwear at Amazon, with pieces…

Ximena Sariñana Is Making Her Most Fun Music Yet

After Ariana Grande dropped her breakup anthem “thank u, next,” Ximena Sariñana followed up with a song in the same vein—“Si Tu Te Vas,” co-written by the guys behind “Despacito.” “Si tú me dejas bailando sola/Ya encontraré lo que me enamora/La vida es corta para llorar” translates to, “If you leave me dancing…

California's Wildfires Have Spawned a Truly Weird New Conspiracy Theory

This month, California has been gripped by three devastating wildfires: Northern California’s Camp Fire, which recently became the deadliest in the state’s history, and, in Southern California, the Woolsey and Hill Fires. An emerging, deeply weird conspiracy theory holds that those fires aren’t caused by wind…

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual

Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, where Free People clothing, shoes, and lingerie are marked way down. Move quickly, since free spirits will likely buy up…

All the Women Who Brought It Home at the 2018 Latin Grammys

The Latin Grammys—the more lively alternative to the regular Grammys—happened on Thursday, and the women in the room were intentional about elevating other women. First off, Flamenco artist Rosalía won two of the five awards she was nominated for—Best Urban Fusion/Performance and Best Alternative Song—beating out two…

Michelle Obama’s Becoming Complicates Her Own Narrative 

Following a long tradition of first ladies, Michelle Obama has written a memoir looking back on her journey to the White House. But just as she recast the mold of first lady as the first black woman to hold the office, Obama’s Becoming advances the genre, pushing at its edges and arriving somewhere new. More than just…

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