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?
Remembering the founder of Fox News also demands remembering the many women in his orbit—women who refused to be silent.
From Ben Franklin to Uncle Tom’s Cabin to H.R. McMaster, a brief history of a weaponized word
The show’s latest episode featured a lot of little jokes—but very few big ones.
The century-old holiday is the latest thing to take on the rhetoric of commercialized feminism.
The new film, starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, is a kidnapping comedy with very little payoff.
Deborah Tannen’s new book explores the idea that platonic relationships can be as fulfilling—and as fraught—as their romantic counterparts.
The “inspirational quotes” of her new book, Women Who Work, function as their own, tidy versions of the alternative fact.
The Hulu show, like the book before it, is deeply concerned with matters of complicity—and it arrives in a culture that is deeply anxious about them, as well.
Jill Filipovic’s new book, The H-Spot, argues for a movement that de-emphasizes women’s equality—and focuses instead on their fulfillment.
Samantha Bee’s shadow version of Washington’s gala event was a perfect alternative fact of the real thing.
In 1985, Neil Postman observed an America imprisoned by its own need for amusement. He was, it turns out, extremely prescient.
The host’s ouster serves as an object lesson about what happens when morality and money come to a head.
“The Committee on Human Rights” explores what happens when even professional manipulators find themselves unlucky in love.
Season 6 of the HBO show indulges in a very 2017 kind of fantasy: that actions can have meaningful consequences.
Etiquette experts on the small mercies we can grant each other over email
The Good Wife spinoff has taken many lessons from its predecessor, and one of them is this: It knows how easily charm can be weaponized.
A new essay collection explores the ways American women are taught to dream very big, and expect very little.
The President Show will star the impersonator Anthony Atamanuik, and will allow you to chuckle as you question the nature of reality.
HBO’s latest limited series is a masterwork of horror—and its looming monster is wealth.
A baby … who’s a boss! It’s a great premise for a movie, but it could have been so much more.