From the “400-pound” hacker to Alicia Machado, the candidate’s denigration of fat people has a long tradition—but may be a liability.
The 23 minutes of Please Forgive Me sum up a few 2016 pop trends.
The Pfefferman family has exactly the wrong idea about spirituality.
Not all celebrity duos get a shared nickname—especially a nickname as powerful as this one.
The “Perfect Illusion" video is a chaotic but minimalist crowd-surfing fantasy, and not much else.
Its partnership with Tinder is another unflashy way the most popular streaming service is competing against Apple’s and Tidal’s exclusives.
The ceremony’s nods to Donald Trump, O.J. Simpson, and diversity in Hollywood shone light on an industry that’s taking its influence seriously.
His debut Mykki injects some yearning into a party-starting formula.
Season 6’s show-within-a-show concept may seem complicated, but the premiere kept its terrors nicely streamlined.
The rapper won’t be pinned down over questions of retirement or racism but still wants the public to see his vulnerability.
“Daydreaming” gets reimagined again and again.
Her headrush of a comeback single makes a bid to revive rock—but not irony.
Her unusually lackadaisical and supposedly final album A.I.M. makes some peace with an unjust world.
"The Greatest” doesn’t feel like charity, it feels like art.
Even her B-sides are reliably great soundtracks for falling in love and going to the store.
Kanye West’s “Fade” video is another of 2016’s sexy celebrations of domestic bliss.
How will the show maintain its charm while unraveling its mysteries?
The meaning of HBO’s hypnotic miniseries lay in its characters’ eyes.
The 2016 VMAs gave over long stretches of airtime for pop culture’s 1 percent to flaunt their power—and politics.
Her ninth album, Glory, puts pop’s sex obsession in a new, fluffier context.