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?
After 38 years at The New York Times, the woman whose name became synonymous with book culture in America is retiring from the paper.
The Freeform show celebrates “stealth feminism.” So does the publication it portrays.
The HBO show’s Season 2 premiere treats a breakup not just as an event, but as a kind of physical space.
Last week we asked readers to share: What’s your favorite Jane Austen-related adaptation? Or, if you prefer: What’s your least…
Thirty years ago, with the help of a massive coffee table book, the American wedding theatrical complex was born.
She died 200 years ago. But her writing fits perfectly into the culture of the current moment.
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“The first rule of Fight Club is: One never mentions Fight Club. No corsets, no hat pins—and no crying.” …
The term’s evolution makes a nice metaphor for the rise of American individualism—and the decline of trust in American institutions.
On Sunday, the president posted a video making light of violence. The move was both highly unusual and completely at home in this turbulent political moment.
A collection of highly successful women have some tips for developing that most fundamental and crucial of skills: speaking up.
It’s one of the most loved ideas in American life. Perhaps, though, it should be one of the most resented.
American pop culture has worked to normalize women’s bleeding. The American president has missed that memo.
The show, this season, with exploitative plotlines that treat racism as entertainment, is becoming harder and harder to defend.
The show’s Season 6 finale highlighted the sometimes suffocating nature of American politics.
It’s bold. It’s absurd. It’s about, literally, the swapping of face-skin. It might be one of the best action movies of all time.
A new book offers nuanced appreciations of celebrities, from Serena to Madonna to Hillary to Caitlyn, who refused to know their place.
A new book explores the dynamics of popularity, and the ways our high-school selves stay with us far beyond the teenage years.
The character, created by a man who helped to invent the lie detector, is perfectly at home in a culture contending with weaponized lies.
How the White House press secretary turned “covfefe” into a covfspiracy