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?
In an era when audiences are so sure about so much, the mistake—simple, dramatic, human—can be a wonderful thing.
Celebrities are celestial because of Shakespeare. And because of Chaucer. And because of the weird workings of the movie camera.
The massive shopping center, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, wants to bring on a writer-in-residence—to write in the mall, about the mall, and for the mall.
Joe Moran’s book Shrinking Violets is a sweeping history that doubles as a (quiet) defense of timidity.
The Wall, one of many TV game shows currently winning over primetime audiences, stars both plastic balls and American heroes.
“Gahgress”? “Mehvolution”? There should be a word for a good thing that takes far, far too long to happen.
It started as a celebration of Leslie Knope’s ladyfriends. But the pseudo-holiday has caught on as a way to celebrate that most common and yet most unremarked-upon of things: female friendship.
What’s the nuclear triad? How is the unemployment rate determined? The late-night comedian wants to make sure the chief executive knows.
On this weekend’s episode, Alec Baldwin returned as Donald Trump, Melissa McCarthy returned as Sean Spicer, and everyone else returned with a message for the president: “We know you’re watching. Let’s talk.”
The comedian offers some thoughts on how to make the cable news network great again.
Mitch McConnell silenced Elizabeth Warren in the Senate chamber. That only made her voice louder.
“If called I will serve,” the comedian said of the requests that she play Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live. It was a joke—and, also, extremely serious.
For now, anyway.
On Tuesday’s episode of Colbert’s CBS program, Jon Stewart guest-starred—not just to make jokes, but to urge the audience to political action.
Spoiler: President Trump selected Neil Gorsuch to be the next Justice. Reality shows never disappoint.
To a moment defined by “alternatives,” TBS’s Full Frontal is adding one more: the alternative event.
Martin Niemöller’s lines, written just after the Holocaust, argued against apathy—and for the moral connectedness of all people.
In his latest history, Randall Fuller explains how Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection helped the United States to evolve.
Via memes, jokes, and fan fictions, many Americans have taken it upon themselves to feel bad for their new first lady. She is not in need of the sympathy.
The former Trump and Clinton campaign managers will be joining the paid lecture circuit—but not, despite one report, together.