A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
The Blake Lively vehicle, the harrowing tale of a surfer stalked by an angry cartilaginous fish, jumps the … yeah.
Independence Day, Roland Emmerich’s 1996 alien invasion fantasy, was supremely silly, which is precisely what made it awesome.
Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women’s Lives takes aim at a culture that tells women they should be beautiful, and that they should never feel beautiful enough.
The death that offers both justice and catharsis has been, for one character in particular, an elusive thing. But Game of Thrones found a way to achieve both.
The current debates about breakfast are nothing new; the morning meal has long been a source of medical confusion, moral frustration, and political anxiety.
Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston were photographed frolicking on a beach. That’s all. But the frenzy that followed speaks to culture’s ongoing desire to fill in the gaps.
The creators of the much-loved The Good Wife have created a sci-fi-laced political satire that involves exploding brains, space ants, and a hefty dose of pessimism.
Today is Judy Garland’s birthday. She would have been 94; instead, she died at 47, in 1969, of a barbiturate…
A new study finds that documenting experiences, far from detracting from them, makes them even more enjoyable.
The woman president has long been a feature of American pop culture. The woman candidate, though, is rarer—and even more fraught.
Lifetime’s sleeper hit, in its new episodes, shifts its acerbic focus from feminism to race.
Thirty years ago, the magazine declared that single women over 40 are more likely to be killed by terrorism than to get married—prompting a nationwide crisis whose anxiety still lingers.
Every once in a while, a cultural conversation will break out: Someone will castigate women for overusing the loaded phrase…
The day—a celebration of corporate conformity disguised as a celebration of individuality—helped to bring about the current dominance of “business casual.”
The film, released 25 years ago, is best known as an icon of early-’90s feminism. But it feels just as fresh today as it did in 1991.
Her forcing Littlefinger to hear of the violence that she endured was a moment of catharsis—not just for the character, but for the show.
The candidate: Hillary Clinton The gaffe: Vennghazi! The candidate’s Twitter account, on Friday, shared a diagram that purported to…
A feather-light metaphor for our times—that’s really the only way a movie like this can make any sense.
Megyn Kelly’s interview of Donald Trump made it clear once again: The definition of “bullying” has expanded almost to the point of meaninglessness.
Whether red or white, whether drunk by Alicia Florrick or Olivia Pope, the beverage has become a metaphor for anxieties that are uniquely feminine in their form.