pop-culture

The Dudes Who Love Taylor Swift

Swifties — the fans of country singer turned electropop queen Taylor Swift — might have the most polarizing reputation in pop music. When the 2017…

Why South Asian Men Are So Obsessed With Drake

Sasha Ahmed, a 23-year-old law student living in London, has noticed something about the Desi (South Asian) guys she dates. “It’s really weird!” she laughs,…

The Unlikely, Gritty Origins of John Shaft

Who’s the black private dick that’s a sex machine to all the chicks? The answer, of course, is Shaft. John Shaft. But who is he…

Scorching Hot Summer Take: Every Song of the Summer Sucks Ass Now

Every year there are a slew of contenders for song of the summer, a jam allegedly so viral that it permeates culture to the point…