art
In her new book, writer Kate Durbin uses transcribed reality-TV dialogue as fodder for a surprisingly sympathetic look at a medium that everyone loves to hate.
jezebel
Long live the evil cinematic mom.
entertainment
Ginsberg's mental illness is sad, while Betty's mental illness is seen as a major character flaw.
wi-fi
Perhaps you are so engrossed in your work you don’t realize how much you suck? Or worse, maybe even you don’t care. Either way, I have some advice for all of you out there in your own cafes.
music
I'm not saying an album cover is as important as the actual music, but having a good-looking one doesn't hurt.
tv
Summer can be a tricky time for decent television. Thankfully, things are starting to look up...
feminism
Although I relate strongly to feminism, I never had to experience its intense necessity firsthand. My mother and her peers created this world for me.
styleite
tv
When I started dating a guy with a TV, I spent hours at his house watching horrible network shows and ignoring him.
television
You are not going to improve on something this close to perfect. It's just going to end in tears.
songs
books
Because why not? They might make their dollars largely with their bodies, but the brain IS the biggest sex organ.
abortion
The heated political and religious discourse on the issue of whether or not abortion should be legal has made it taboo in films and TV, so it's not often that we see the issue honestly approached on screen.
film
The fact that this is a movie about baseball should have meant I had no interest in it. But this is also a story that tries to capture a cultural watershed moment in history.
tv
Watching smart television turn into insane nonsense, it’s as if the networks don't know what children are actually like.
house of cards
game of thrones
Watching the horrifying scene was painful, but I felt confident that it would spark some sort of online discussion about rape. It did -- but not the one I was expecting.