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?
“BREAKING NEWS: SOON.”
In the final Full Frontal before the election, the feminist comedian made a decidedly feminist argument for electing the first woman president.
The city that the election’s victor will eventually call home is finding its own ways to deal with the stress of a hard-fought campaign.
Saturday Night Live’s final regular show before voting day momentarily abandoned political satire in favor of an earnest plea to get out the vote.
As Americans ask ever more of their celebrities, let-down is being woven into the fabric of fan culture.
We have come full circle, friends. The election is drawing to a close, and, with it, Political Theater. So we’re…
Head of State’s climactic scene finds the presidential campaign that the film has revolved around—D.C. alderman Mays Gilliam…
Indignant, yes, his appearance on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert suggested. But the disgraced star’s apology tour has been, overall, strikingly lacking in actual apologies.
The artist Lauren Garfinkel has come up with a zesty solution to campaign fatigue: depicting the players of 2016 in foodstuffs.
Why your coffee container looked different today
American culture has long been confused about the location of the line between love and violence. Hollywood deserves some of the blame for that.
“Don’t read the comments.” “Comments are the worst.” “Comments sections are cesspools where empathy and democracy and humanity…
Inferno is only the latest Hollywood product to insist that its lady-stars race around in infernal footwear.
It’s controversial candy season. Let’s do this.
One of the themes that has emerged in our Political Theater viewings is the way individual candidates have chafed against…
Wag the Dog is notable, mostly, for its cynicism—cynicism that is so deep, and so pervasive, that it takes for…
The Barefoot Contessa’s latest cookbook doubles as an insight into the workings of “the most cherished celebrity couple in the world.”
The president’s final appearance on the whimsical late-night show indulged in some humor, but for the most part it made a case for seriousness.
Readers have written in with some thoughtful responses to my (semi!)-recent story, “How Pop Culture Tells Women to…
Trump employed the adjective, in the final presidential debate, to insult his opponent. What he didn’t realize was that the word has long been a rallying cry.