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Visiting The Big Bang Theory on Its Deathbed: IT'S DEAD EDITION Visiting The Big Bang Theory on Its Deathbed: IT'S DEAD EDITION

The Big Bang Theory is a CBS sitcom about a group of geeky adults that has run for 12 staggeringly long years. In that time period, it has attracted critical ire, many Emmys, and earned its stars million-dollar salaries. But now this show is dying and I, a pop culture critic with a heart made of onyx who has never…

Black Mirror's Future Includes Miley Cyrus Black Mirror's Future Includes Miley Cyrus

I’m standing on my front porch, ringing my giant bell so the cows and all Netflix binge-watchers can come on home, because there are new Black Mirror episodes coming.

Kylie Jenner Is Coming For Your Baby Kylie Jenner Is Coming For Your Baby

If you’re one of those people who absolutely despises the Kardashians, you know, the kind who comments on articles about them by screaming “um, this is news?!” and who vows to protect your family from the Kardashian industrial complex and all of its appetite-suppressing lollipop endorsements, you better watch your…

Midsommar Will Make You Burn Every Flower Crown and Never Go to a Festival Again Midsommar Will Make You Burn Every Flower Crown and Never Go to a Festival Again

Festivals suck. It’s usually just a lot of people rolling around in the field, horny for each other, wearing weird clothes they can’t wear to the office. As we’ve seen with Burning Man, it doesn’t even matter if there’s live music playing; people just want an excuse to go to a field, wear a flower crown, and “free”…

New Biography Reports Susan Sontag Authored Ex-Husband's Book New Biography Reports Susan Sontag Authored Ex-Husband's Book

A new biography lays out why Susan Sontag probably wrote her ex-husband Phillip Reiff’s breakout book Freud: The Mind of the Moralist.

This Is Continuing This Is Continuing

This Is Us, the show people like to cry to, has been renewed for three new seasons. That’s three new seasons in which people could potentially be murdered by crock pots.

Visiting The Big Bang Theory on Its Deathbed: Week 21 Visiting The Big Bang Theory on Its Deathbed: Week 21

The Big Bang Theory is a CBS sitcom about a group of geeky adults that has run for 12 staggeringly long years. In that time period, it has attracted critical ire, many Emmys, and earned its stars million-dollar salaries. But now this show is dying and I, a pop culture critic with a heart made of onyx who has never…

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's Boring 'I Don't Care' Is Late to the Anti-Party Pop Song Craze

I... don’t care: Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, “I Don’t Care” - Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber are a few years too late for the anti-party pop song trend (Alessia Cara’s “Here” dropped four years ago, my god) which wouldn’t totally be an issue if this song, you know, had a hook. Regardless, I expect to hear to it…

Rihanna Drops Her High Fashion Line This Month And We're All About to Be Broke Rihanna Drops Her High Fashion Line This Month And We're All About to Be Broke

Back in January, it leaked that Rihanna was working on a luxury fashion line, because clearly disrupting the beauty and the lingerie industry was not enough with her! Now Rihanna has confirmed the line with LVMH and Business of Fashion reports it will be launching later this month, which means everyone should start…

Has Lil Nas X Actually Ridden a Horse Yet? Has Lil Nas X Actually Ridden a Horse Yet?

Lil Nas X, undisputed Prince of the Yee Haw Agenda with his mega-hit “Old Town Road,” says he still has not ridden an actual horse.

Director Stella Meghie On Writing Introverted Extroverts and Her Film The Weekend Director Stella Meghie On Writing Introverted Extroverts and Her Film The Weekend

In Stella Meghie’s film The Weekend, Sasheer Zamata plays the loose-lipped comedian Zadie, who is subjected to a picturesque weekend at her mother’s bed and breakfast along with her ex-boyfriend and current best friend Bradford (Tone Bell.) Everything’s cool, except of course the fact that Bradford’s gorgeous,…

My Feminist Work Diary My Feminist Work Diary

In addition to blogging at Jezebel, Hazel Cills, the website’s pop culture reporter and in-resident haunted doll, oversees the following: rude Slack messages, memes, watching hours of The Big Bang Theory for blogs, evaluating Carly Rae Jepsen’s new singles, and regularly telling men to dress themselves, among others.

A Chat With Holly Herndon About Making Music With AI, Artistic Necrophilia, and Embracing the Inhuman A Chat With Holly Herndon About Making Music With AI, Artistic Necrophilia, and Embracing the Inhuman

Holly Herndon is mother to an AI baby. Its name is Spawn and for the past few years Herndon has been training its machine-learning program on her vocals, letting it mutate and create its own noises, not unlike a gurgling toddler just developing its voice.

Victoria's Secret Grasps for Relevance By Being Extremely Petty Victoria's Secret Grasps for Relevance By Being Extremely Petty

Back in November, when Ed Razek, chief marketing officer for Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands, gave a disastrous interview to Vogue, saying that he is disinterested in diversifying the company’s customer base because they don’t “sell to everyone,” he also slipped in a dig at rival ThirdLove.

Did Natasha Lyonne Smoke All Those Cigarettes In The Met Bathroom? Did Natasha Lyonne Smoke All Those Cigarettes In The Met Bathroom?

While Lady Gaga was undressing on the red carpet and Ezra Miller was rolling up with six new eyes, Natasha Lyonne arrived at the 2019 Met Gala in a Klaus Nomi-inspired, asymmetrical number. But what made her look wasn’t the jumpsuit, it was her purse. A purse shaped like a pill. A purse shaped like a pill filled with …

Suddenly Louis CK Cares About 'Consent' When It Comes to Bad Jokes Suddenly Louis CK Cares About 'Consent' When It Comes to Bad Jokes

Louis CK keeps chugging along on his “comeback” tour and you might remember that the reported material so far has included jokes about his sexual misconduct allegations, the Parkland students, and gender pronouns. It’s cranky, low-hanging fruit material for any comedian.

Director Erin Lee Carr On Her Gymnastics Abuse Documentary At the Heart of Gold Director Erin Lee Carr On Her Gymnastics Abuse Documentary At the Heart of Gold

In 2018, Larry Nassar, the former, beloved doctor for the USA Gymnastics and the Michigan State athletics department, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over a hundred young women and girls who came under his care from MSU students to Olympic athletes.

Visiting The Big Bang Theory on Its Deathbed, Week 20 Visiting The Big Bang Theory on Its Deathbed, Week 20

The Big Bang Theory is a CBS sitcom about a group of geeky adults that has run for 12 staggeringly long years. In that time period, it has attracted critical ire, many Emmys, and earned its stars million-dollar salaries. But now this show is dying and I, a pop culture critic with a heart made of onyx who has never…

Daenerys Targaryen Fucked Up Meeting Beyoncé Daenerys Targaryen Fucked Up Meeting Beyoncé

The Mother of Dragons can’t even handle meeting Beyoncé.

When Taylor Swift Said 'ME!' Did She Mean 'Beyoncé'? When Taylor Swift Said 'ME!' Did She Mean 'Beyoncé'?

For all of Taylor Swift’s singing about her individuality on her new song “ME!” her performance of the song at Wednesday night’s Billboard Music Awards seemed to take some inspiration from someone else.

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