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Chasing Amy: Amy Winehouse’s Life—and Death—in the Media Glare

Not much has changed in the decade since Winehouse passed.

“Planet Her” Cements Doja Cat’s Pop Reign

“Planet Her” is a thrilling ride into Doja Cat’s mesmerizingly eccentric world.

Big Time Crush: “Never Have I Ever” Loses Itself In a Teenage Love Triangle

Never Have I Ever is like a teenager: It wants to be popular, relatable to everyone, and alienating to no one.

Cruel Days: America Faces the Ugly Legacy of Residential Schools

The history of forced assimilation has been intentionally erased.

Ones You Can Depend On: “Ted Lasso” Offers Up an Ode to the Power of Friendship

Recently, Ted Lasso racked up a historic 20 Emmy nominations, more than any freshman comedy in history.

Mother Monsters: Two New Books Get Raw about Mothering as a “Natural” Role

“Maybe this was what happened to all moms and no one had told her.”

Who’s Spying On Your Kids? Everyone.

 TikTok, just like McDonald’s, is a flagrant collector of kids’ data.

Revisiting Malibu Barbie’s Sinister History On Her 50th Anniversary

Malibu Barbie and ’60s actor Sharon Tate have a lot in common.

Bring the Noise: “We Are Lady Parts” Chooses Joy Over Judgement

No trauma porn, no white saviors.

Godmothers of Invention: The Enduring Power of the Cinderella Story

There is no tale of Cinderella without her Fairy Godmother.

11 Podcasts for Your New Normal

New and old voices as you travel to and from work, on road trips, and just around the house.

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