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Melania a Mastermind?? The New York Times Investigates

The word “radical” has popped up repeatedly in the New York Times’ op-ed section lately: Donald Trump’s “radical honesty,” of someone who farts his thoughts, and Melania Trump’s “quiet radicalism” of someone who hates her shitty president husband. By the Times’ metric, “radicalism” could apply to taking a dump on the…

Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Emailed Hollywood Elite 'Do Not Let Me Be Fired' Just Before Being Fired

Harvey Weinstein was fired from his position at the Weinstein Company on Sunday night, a decision made by the company’s board after watching him flail wildly in the the face of well-documented allegations that he’d been sexually abusing women for years. Why, some critics have said, didn’t this story come out sooner?…

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Year of the Fanboy Profile: Writers Fawning Over Subjects Because They Don't Have a Choice

Five years ago, I was an editor at Vibe, and I got an assignment to interview Usher. It was my second time profiling him for a cover story, but this setting would be more intimate than the previous one—instead of meeting in a hotel conference room, we’d talk at an outdoor bar at the Sunset Marquis in Hollywood, just…