In Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Witchcraft Isn't As Feminist As Pop Culture Makes It Out to Be

It’s gotten quite trendy, over the past few years, to be a witch. Lana Del Rey casts spells on the President, movies and TV shows like The Love Witch and American Horror Story have taken witches to snarkier, sexier places, and even Sephora took a cue from Brooklyn magic shops to sell DIY witch kits alongside expensive…

Elle King's Shake the Spirit Is a Joyful, Bitter Reconstruction of Life After Hardship

In 2015, Elle King—born Tanner Elle Schneider, daughter of actor Rob Schneider—made her musical debut with the top 10 ear worm “Ex’s and Oh’s.” Unlike the hip hop and EDM-effected pop that dominated popular listening then and now, she made a name for herself at the intersection of retro rock and soul, a familiar,…

The New Halloween May Be More Sensitive Than Ever, But It's Also More Brutal

We shouldn’t ask art to be emblematic of the #MeToo movement, but sometimes its makers tell us that it is, regardless. Case in point: Those involved in the new Halloween have linked the film’s sensibilities to the current moment. In a recent interview, Jamie Lee Curtis, who is once again donning the role of Laurie…

'Seems Like It Needs Flavor': 3 Jezebel Queer Eye Experts Review Antoni's Dry New Restaurant

Antoni Porowski, the food expert from Netflix’s Queer Eye reboot, is a polarizing figure. While his fellow host Bobby whips up massive renovations, and while Jonathan charmingly “yaasss queens” everyone to death, Antoni has earned the reputation for cooking... well, very little. His Season 1 recipes—guacamole, grilled…

A Simple Favor Is a Delightfully Mischievous Modern Thriller

In order for A Simple Favor to hook us, it had to be in on the joke, which lies in its very premise: just say the words “mommy blogger mystery thriller” and try to avoid a laugh. Paul Feig’s movie adaptation of Darcey Bell’s novel of the same name does succeed in selling its inherent madness, and that’s largely to the…

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