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The Bisexual Actress Who Became an Infamous, Androgynous Sex Symbol

Marlene Dietrich was a German-born, anti-fascist screen siren who still captivates audiences 25 years after her death.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
5.23.17
film
film

'I Was in Tears': What It's Really Like to Experience Hollywood Sexism

The Oscars may be more representative this year, but men still dominate 80 percent of non-acting nominations. Four women in the movie business tell us why industry prejudice remains so insidious.
Leila Hawkins
2.26.17
This Week in 2007
This Week in 2007

Anna Nicole Smith Dying in My Hometown Gave Me a Religious Awakening

Ten years ago this week, a pop culture earthquake erupted when Anna Nicole overdosed in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino a few blocks away from my mother's house...
Mitchell Sunderland
2.7.17
Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Meet the Actress Reinventing the Role of the TV Maid on 'The Mick'

With her breakthrough role on the Fox sitcom, character actress Carla Jimenez brings depth to what could have been a boring stereotype.
Mitchell Sunderland
1.12.17
Art
Art

Larger Than Life: Exploring the Art of Hollywood’s Most Iconic Backdrops

Scenic artist Karen L. Maness discusses her coffee table book examining the backdrops from "The Wizard of Oz," "North by Northwest," and "The Sound of Music."
Mitchell Sunderland
11.13.16
Culture
Culture

Kevin G from 'Mean Girls' Wrote a Memoir About Hollywood and Traveling the World

In an excerpt from his new memoir, "Elephants in My Backyard," Rajiv Surendra discusses going on a journey of self-discovery, starting when he met Lindsay Lohan.
Rajiv Surendra
11.6.16
film
film

Hollywood Still Sucks at Putting Women On-Screen, Unless They're Scantily Clad

A new report on the top-grossing films of 2015 found that women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities are still largely missing on-screen and behind the camera.
Kimberly Lawson
9.7.16
Essays
Essays

Sex, Lies, and Headlines: The Secrets of Writing for a Trashy Celebrity Magazine

I found myself writing a story about Victoria Beckham almost as fiction. "Professionals get on with the job at hand," I thought.
Anonymous
7.22.16
Culture
Culture

Why Do Child Stars Sink or Swim?

We asked a famed child agent and former child stars themselves about what condemns (or saves) young actors from becoming train wrecks?
Emalie Marthe
7.10.16
jobs
jobs

What It's Like to Play a Corpse in the Year's Most Controversial Sex Scene

We spoke to Cody Renee Cameron, who plays an exquisite corpse in "Neon Demon," Nicolas Winding Refn's new movie about the horrors of modeling.
Sophie Saint Thomas
7.5.16
Celebrity
Celebrity

Johnny Depp Impersonators Say Business Is Better than Ever, Despite Abuse Claims

Since Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp of assault, the actor’s Hollywood Boulevard impersonators have defended him—and reported an increase in business.
Mitchell Sunderland
6.15.16
film
film

A Film Expert Explains Why Gillian Anderson Won't Be the First Female Bond

Actresses such as Gillian Anderson and Priyanka Chopra are vying to be the first female James Bond. We find out why the next Bond will almost certainly still have a dick.
Sirin Kale
5.25.16