POP CULTURE

You Make Me Wanna

Shredder from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Is A Knife-Wielding Sex God

As a child, I had a fantasy of the TMNT villain that involved being kidnapped by Shredder and tortured by his exquisite blades—sometimes, I even used my blanket to tie myself up.
Kitty Stryker
10.5.18
Parent Traps

5 of the Best 'Parent Traps' in TV History

Lindsay Lohan's iconic remake of the "The Parent Trap" turns 20 today, but the movie's legacy is still alive and well in pop culture.
Leila Ettachfini
7.20.18
You Make Me Wanna

I Was So Gay for Meg From 'Hercules' That It Terrified Me

The most intriguing part of Meg wasn’t her slender waistline or disproportionate breast size—it was her depth, her wit, her bullheaded resistance to being saved, and her willingness to rebuke masculinity.
Jill Gutowitz
7.13.18
Music

Kelly Rowland Won't Let the Rest of the World Tell Her Who She Is

The singer, actress, and cultural icon tells Broadly about overcoming life's obstacles and learning to let go of other people's criticisms.
Bronwyn Isaac
6.12.18
Sex and the City

Every Single Person of Color They Dated in 'Sex and the City'

The list is alarmingly short.
Sara David
6.6.18
Britney Spears

A Mother's Day Tribute to Britney Spears

The Princess of Pop was smeared as a mom during her 2007 "meltdown"—but in the decade since, she's earned a reputation as a loving and supportive parent.
Sara David
5.11.18
POP CULTURE

A Cultural History of the Diva

From Barbara Streisand cloning her pet dog to Mariah playing her own songs while she was in labor, we investigate how the world went from hating to loving divas.
Christina Newland
3.1.18
Spice Girls

The 20 Most Surreal Moments from the Cult Classic 'Spice World'

Twenty years later, I still can't stop thinking about the alien that grabbed Scary Spice's boob.
Sara David
1.23.18
POP CULTURE

Remembering Lindsay Lohan's Bonkers Christmas Light Feud with an Entire English Town

“Everyone knows where Kettering is... It’s famous as the home of Weetabix breakfast cereal.”
Sirin Kale
12.12.17
Juno

'Juno' Made Me Feel Less Alone After I Got Pregnant as a Teenager

In the era before MTV's "Teen Mom" franchise, there were few if any humanizing portraits of pregnant teens on screen. Ten years after its release, "Juno" is still one of the most important movies about teen pregnancy.
Sian Ferguson
12.5.17
stranger things

'Stranger Things 2' and the Shadow Monster of Masculinity

With the great ego-demolishing men of Hawkins, Indiana, "Stranger Things 2" offers a disarming spectrum of masculinity and its many-tentacled harms.
Sara David
11.3.17
The Craft

Boring Sarah Is the True Villain of 'The Craft'

"The Craft" is a story about a trio of chill and fun witches who are minding their own business and casting spells, only to have their fun ruined by an anti-feminist wet blanket.
Alana Massey
10.31.17