In her fifty years on screen, her palpable desperation to be liked has moved audiences or grated on them. But she projects something constant and knowable — the marker of a true star.
As more and more friendships are built virtually, we must confront the nuances of grieving someone you’ve never met in person.
Rose McGowan suffered from the worst of the Hollywood machine and reclaimed her body and her narrative. But her all-for-one methods have alienated fellow activists.
Buffy Sainte-Marie’s decision to breastfeed her child on "Sesame Street" to educate viewers would be one of the last times the act was broadcast without being a punchline.
Three little girls, an Internet boogeyman, and a stabbing in the woods on a sunny afternoon. Inside the trials of Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier.
Did these women hate themselves, or did they write about a world that hated them?
One thing I love about many types of guardianship in food is that it requires you watch, but not too closely.
Finding meaning amongst the aisles.
They wanted a baby, she wanted to carry it for them — for a fee. It's a common transaction but illegal in Canada, and the system here leaves both parties vulnerable.
Songwriter Jim Steinman found his muse in the performer — and, forty years ago, they released their iconic, operatic rock album, Bat Out of Hell.
For a decade, the BDSM site Kink.com has filmed scenes for its more than 50,000 members in a hundred-year-old armory in downtown San Francisco. This year, the final erotic frames were shot on the premises.
Is donning cowboy boots a symbol of independence for women, or an attempt to fit in with a culture that does not seem to recognize — or respect — our autonomy?
Armond White's film reviews were once electric: part historical analysis, part posturing, part insult comedy, an attempt to take black art — and art in general — seriously. What happened?
When I learned that the jewelry my family had given me over the years was a morbid kind of safety net, I came to dread my future every time I put on a piece of gold.
I wonder if the trees are screaming. I wonder where the birds go. I wonder how anything could ever escape the inferno and rebuild. I think about my marriage.
Why did I go to work for the TSA? To try to connect with my father? To soothe various concerns as a new father myself? Was I researching a book? Having a midlife crisis? All of the above?
For the past five centuries being black has meant collectively experiencing grief in ways that the rest of society does not understand and cannot fully comprehend.
The protagonist of the 2002 comedy represents an area of conversation still largely overlooked in South Asian communities: the child who meekly defies cultural expectation.
Imagine finding out your father wasn't the man you thought he was. Imagine finding out he was your mother's fertility doctor.
During her brief ’80s reign as one of film’s biggest stars, Cher didn’t disappear into roles — she brought her indelible presence to bear on women thought to be invisible and cast them into the light.