After Leaving Coachella, Lana Del Rey Stopped In the Woods and Wrote a Song About North Korea

I’m not gonna lie—I had complex feelings about the new song Lana Del Rey wrote and performed on Instagram whilst in a sequoia grove soon after leaving Coachella. I find it’s a tightrope between being vigilantly observant of Del Rey’s peculiar way of commenting on tensions with North Korea and also having enough space…

'Security Moms' on Fox News: We Shouldn't Talk About Russia Because 'Families' Don't Care  

Fox News, the channel playing in a marble-and-gold bathroom while the president enjoys a six-hour bowel movement, has an interesting challenge ahead of them: how do they cover reports of the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia? How do they pretend like it doesn’t matter? Enter The Security Moms, who care very much…

10 Movies That Were Less Expensive to Make Than Netflix's Family Thriller Bloodline

A piece about the cancellation of Netflix’s Bloodline published by Vulture Thursday afternoon revealed that each episode of the series (which is scheduled to end after its third season) cost “somewhere between” $7 and $8.5 million. Think about this for just a few seconds, and every muscle in your face will go limp: a …

St. Vincent's Ambient Remake of the Golden Girls Theme Makes Me Feel Like I'm Drowning In Wicker

I walk into the kitchen. “Dorothy?” There is no response but my own echo. “Blanche? Rose? Sophia?” Nothing. I open the fridge and find it warm and empty, apart from a single cheesecake covered in a thick layer of mold. The lanai, I think. They must be out on the lanai. I peer out the window and see no one—just a…

This 'Side Chick' Anthem Is Confusing and Mesmerizing 

Do you ever click on something, not fully understanding why you made the decision—sort of an out of body experience where you’re telling yourself, “Self, don’t do that,” but then you do it anyway? That was me this morning opening an email promising a “Side Chick” anthem and I’m sorry but, how can you turn that down?