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Which Spice Girl You Are, According to Your Zodiac Sign

It's too hard to pick a favorite, so look to the stars instead.
Leila Ettachfini
1.23.18
Culture
Culture

How the 'Spice World' Movie Became a Deranged, Postmodern Masterpiece

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest films of all time, we asked the brilliant minds behind "Spice World" to explain everything from the notorious alien scene to the mysterious bomb on the bus.
Sirin Kale
1.23.18
beauty
beauty

Why Rapper-Actress Paigey Cakey Started Talking About Losing Her Hair

Almost half of African-American women experience hair loss over their lives, but few talk about it openly. In the UK, Paigey Cakey is the exception.
Nikita Rathod
1.22.18
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film

An MRA Edited the Women Out of 'The Last Jedi' and It's as Bad as You Think

When I heard a men's rights activist created a fan-made version of 'Star Wars' that eliminated most of the substantial female characters, I knew I had to take one for the team and watch it.
Zing Tsjeng
1.17.18
film
film

The Designer Behind the Stunning Afro-Futurist 'Black Panther' Costumes

If you love the costumes from Marvel's upcoming superhero blockbuster, thank Oscar nominee Ruth E. Carter.
Zing Tsjeng
1.16.18
Culture
Culture

Why We're So Obsessed with Sexy Monsters

'The Shape of Water' is the first film about a woman having sex with a fish-man to win a Golden Globe for Best Director. But getting seduced by an alluring creature is a tale as old as time.
Carli Velocci
1.11.18
Culture
Culture

The Unsettling Spectacle of Addressing Abuse at Hollywood's 'Party of the Year'

"We have a lot to talk about," read a tagline for this year's Golden Globes. But most men in attendance didn't get the memo—and certain alleged abusers weren't discussed at all.
Callie Beusman
1.9.18
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golden globes

Brave: These Men Wore 'Time's Up' Pins Despite Not Caring About Women

The women of Hollywood used their platforms to address abuse and injustice. The men were...less impressive.
Lena Solow
1.9.18
Books
Books

The Author Writing Fairy Tales About the Horrors of Womanhood

"Her Body & Other Parties" author Carmen Maria Machado writes contemporary fables that explore the monstrous and violent side of female existence.
Marta Bausells
1.9.18
Culture
Culture

The Enduring Legacy of Eartha Kitt, a Subversive Icon Targeted by the CIA

The "Santa Baby" singer was so much more than a captivating entertainer—she was also an international political provocateur whose career was nearly ruined after she condemned the Vietnam War.
Fran Tirado
12.25.17
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film

The Gruesome Demise of the 90s Erotic Thriller

The sexy, transgressive film genre that spawned "Basic Instinct" and "Fatal Attraction" is long gone. What happened?
Christina Newland
12.19.17
film
film

The Filmmaker Literally Taking Us to the Top of the World

Director Jennifer Peedom makes films about mountains and the people foolish enough to climb them. We caught up with her ahead of the release of her new documentary "Mountain."
Sirin Kale
12.15.17