Something Is Wrong in This House: How Bluebeard Became the Definitive Fairy Tale of Our Era

A door that locks without anyone touching it, rendering escape impossible. A large man who overpowers, beast-like. A man wears a mask of virtue that he removes behind closed doors. These striking and grotesque images could have sprung from fairy tales, but they didn’t—they’re from real testimonies by real women, over…

Columbia Mayor Asks South Carolina To Remove Sculpture of the 'Father of Gynecology' 

In a Tuesday interview, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that, two years after the state removed the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse, there are still monuments “on our Statehouse grounds that I find wholly offensive.” “There are a few of them, actually, have to do with the Civil…

Saturday Night Social: I'm Just Going to Look at Frida Kahlo's Face For a Minute 

The news was pretty goddamn depressing today–not only of the violent protests in Charlottesville, where one death three deaths and 19 injuries are now confirmed–but try paging over to Instagram for entertainment and only find more Kardashian-Jenners (ahhh), or for humor, and these Kim Jung-Trump memes about nuclear…