Review

Op-Ed

Solange Gave Us 'When I Get Home' After A Frustrating Black History Month

After a Black History Month filled with societal strife, Solange’s new music is a salve of Black sisterhood, resilience, and power.
Bianca Betancourt
3.1.19
Review

'I Am the Night' Unearths New Details of Hollywood's Black Dahlia Murder

Patty Jenkins’ new TNT series uncovers new details connected to the infamous Black Dahlia murder of the 1940s—and explores it as a story of racial identity.
Peg Aloi
2.5.19
Browsing Black History

Why White Allyship Isn't Enough

Feminista Jones' new book "Reclaiming Our Space" delves into modern Mammys, Twitter trolls, and the difference between white allyship and advocacy.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.4.19
Op-Ed

You’re Not Allowed in the Anne Hathaway Club if You Hated Her in the 2000s

As a faithful fan, watching you frauds come crawling back into the Hathaway standom makes my blood boil.
Jill Gutowitz
1.28.19
Review

'Surviving R. Kelly' Revealed Black Women's Roadblocks to Exposing Abuse

Lifetime's docuseries about R. Kelly provided a platform for his alleged victims to talk about nearly two decades of abuse, but also showed their obstacles to coming forward and finding justice.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.7.19
actually it's good

You Need to Watch 'The Covenant,' a Film About Shirtless Male Witches

When "The Covenant" came out in 2006, it was universally panned. We rewatched the film and have decided that it's a masterpiece, mostly because it features a shirtless Tim Riggins and shirtless Nate from "Gossip Girl" doing witchcraft.
Callie Beusman
Diana Tourjée
7.12.17
Sports

Learning to Skateboard When You're an Adult Is Extremely Embarrassing

As part of my quarter-life crisis, I decided to become an extremely chill skateboarder in a bucket hat. Unfortunately, skating is very hard—and skate parks are filled with terrifying teens.
Gabby Bess
6.22.17
Film

Courtney Love Goes Full Lifetime in Menendez Brothers Movie

She rips off her co-star's wig and haunts the murderers in "Menendez: Blood Brothers."
Mitchell Sunderland
6.10.17
tv

'The Bachelorette' Premiere Took Viewers into the Horniest Circle of Hell

But Rachel seemed to like it?
Gabby Bess
5.23.17
Film

Why Everyone Thinks They Know the Truth About JonBenét Ramsey's Murder

With "Casting JonBenét," Kitty Green doesn't rehash the facts of JonBenét Ramsey's murder or offer answers, but offers a new look at our cultural obsession with the case.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
5.1.17
Weed Week

Reviewing a 'Cheech and Chong' Movie While Extremely Stoned and on Painkillers

In honor of 4/20, I decided to pay tribute to America's favorite stoners by reviewing "Up In Smoke" while taking bong rips and, incidentally, codeine that I was prescribed because I have a compressed nerve in my neck.
Mira Gonzalez
4.20.17
Review

The Feminist Professor Who Says Students Took the Campus Rape Debate Too Far

In "Unwanted Advances," provocative feminist author Laura Kipnis argues that issues of consent and power should be treated with more nuance on college campuses. But is it realistic to think that shifting the rhetorical framework around sexual assault...
Rebecca Stoner
4.20.17
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