In the early 2000s, Belinda Bessant was trapped in an apartment, pressured into unnecessary surgeries and edited to look like a catty drama queen. Today, she looks back on ‘The Swan’ — an ugly stain on television history
Liberals and conservatives alike use Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a boogeyman to deny prisoners their rights
For as long as people have existed, people have got BUFF as SHIT
I also helped undress him so he could lie down
In the midst of her well-deserved 1980s comeback, the iconic singer decided to play the villain in ‘Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.’ The soundtrack smash that accompanied the film may be a bit cheesy, but it’s had a surprising afterlife in the worlds of high art and indie-rock.
This is the three-decade story of evangelical grift, psalms written in blood and a Brazilian politician who seemingly can’t be arrested
What do we call a machismo so horrifying it leaves a half million dead? An esteemed gender scholar has an idea
- Fuck You, Papa John, I Actually Ate 40 Pizzas in 30 Days
- An Oral History of ‘Johnny Cakes,’ Vito’s Love Story on ‘The Sopranos’
- Stanley Tucci Is Bringing Queer Adults and Their Parents Together
- An Oral History of How Stupid, Sexy Flanders Got Such a Stupid, Sexy Ass
- /OurGuys/: The Code Word That Rallies White Supremacists Hiding in Plain Sight
We’re not trying to recreate PG-13 rom-coms. Sex with a little less self-consciousness is better for everyone involved
For ED caused by psychological issues like anxiety and PTSD, there might be a more natural treatment than Viagra
If you can’t handle faux hair slipping while doing the dirty, you have no business being in the bedroom
‘I have no doubt that President Trump and Fox News have caused people to die.’ This is what it’s like to lose your dad twice — first to Rush Limbaugh, then to the ICU as he battles a disease he believes is a hoax
What happens to young men when they quit the modeling industry? While some exit the business gracefully, others take a nose dive, only to find salvation at the Cheesecake Factory
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Action Park — unofficially known as Class Action Park, Traction Park and Accident Park — was ‘Lord of the Flies’ with a Jersey twist and a higher death count
Today, they’re either tourist traps or the backdrop for weddings. But like Auschwitz and the sites of other concentration camps in Europe, they need to serve a much bigger purpose — making sure that America never forgets the horror of slavery.
Downplaying racism in a mass shooting of Asian women shows we’re still getting white violence wrong
The Jewish NFL star’s response to an anti-Semitic slur is a perfect example of an alternate approach to cancel culture
Tempted by the promise of ‘aggressive lounging’? Don’t get hoodwinked by the power of the rebrand!
2020 was a surprisingly good year for the nearly bankrupt company
Surely you don’t actually need to carry that much water at a time?
In Africa, men have jokingly vowed not to pay on dates — and the manosphere is watching
The gun-toting Colorado congresswoman rarely mentions her father, but in a trail of YouTube comments, she and her mother have singled out one man: 1980s journeyman tag-team specialist ‘Sweet’ Stan Lane
With burning questions and nowhere else to turn, middle school boys ‘Ask the Red Pill’ — and join a community of misogyny
‘Justice League’ has never done her justice
With ‘The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers’ waiting in the wings, Martin Sheen’s son has struggled to escape a belittling Gen X label he never asked for
In ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,’ Sam and Bucky are just gonna hang out and have their own adventure. So far, so good.
It’s about time we finally have a TV show willing to say gay men sometimes suck
‘Right in front of my salad’ caused a shift in the industry, opening up new opportunities for women and drag queens. Porn’s rigid categories are getting blown up — but not everyone’s a fan
T.J. Osborne, of the hit country duo Brothers Osborne, is the first openly gay artist signed to a major country label. When will country radio acknowledge its queer fans?
The bristles from wire brushes might do a great job shining your grill, but they treat your guts like crap
My Venti cold brew isn’t working. Send help.
The hardest part of following a flexitarian diet might be eating those words, but experts agree it’s still one of the better things you could do for yourself
‘Nut video with the sound on’ might be a meme, but the desire for these videos is real
Jane Ward’s book is a vital read for anyone who wants to have genuinely good sex. What if men who profess to love women started by actually liking them?
Dumping her at a fancy restaurant is a scenario calculated for good TV. In reality? It’s a disaster.
Did you know the Pfizer shot makes your dick bigger?
We don’t know how the summer’s going to look, but you can still tentatively plan ahead
You can find me covered in Doritos ‘recovering from coronavirus’ *wink, wink*
It’s hard to believe that coolers, of all things, have become status symbols and lifestyle brands
And are psychedelic stonks good for your wallet, good for society… or neither?
Tracking your sobriety is both the most important and least important part of the journey
What’s the best food for your brain?
Everyone’s busy with pandemic engagements, vaccinated date nights and housing moves. And there’s a reason we’re prematurely rushing to start our post-pandemic lives.
Authors Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock discuss their exhaustive oral history ‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’ and how hair metal’s party-hearty ethos reflects the Reagan era and still speaks to fans
Why crunchy-crispy-salty fish-skin snacks are friggin’ everywhere now
All 15 ingredients in this sweet stucco, explained (yep, even carrageenan)
Rancho Gordo’s Steve Sando, a master of heirloom legumes, is a driving force behind the bean renaissance in kitchens across America
How the gaps in our health-care system are responsible for propping up a dangerous, global and billion-dollar industry
In the new book ‘Smalltime,’ Russell Shorto investigates his own family and the long reach of organized crime after Prohibition
The directors of Netflix’s documentary series ‘Murder Among the Mormons’ discuss the unknowability of Mark Hofmann, the allure of crafting fake documents and how a mild-mannered conman could become a killer
Yes, even the bit with him rapping in ‘Leprechaun in the Hood’
When President Carter needed help getting America’s children vaccinated, he didn’t just turn to the CDC, he enlisted a couple of droids from a galaxy far, far away
While ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ wasn’t the most successful Muppet film, it did generate some of the most memorable Kermit the Frog memes