August 2020
Culture Articles

Adele’s Bantu Knots Spark a Heated Debate

The Most Interesting Looks From MTV’s 2020 VMAs

Will The Haunting of Bly Manor Be Scarier Than The Haunting of Hill House?

The Musicians Using Fashion as a Platform for Radical Self-Expression

Miley Cyrus’s 2020 VMAs Performance Was a “Wrecking Ball” Throwback

W TV Club: On Frasier, Roz and Daphne Carried the Team

Hollywood Remembers Chadwick Boseman, an Icon Gone in His Prime

The Selena Gomez and Blackpink “Ice Cream” Video Has Great Sets, Beautiful Sets

After Years of Making Music for Others, Raphael Futura Finds His Own Sound on Riviera

Nobu Malibu Is the Celebrity Pandemic Bubble

Andrew Thomas Huang on How Art School Grads Can Navigate the Industry

Dan Colen’s Sky High Farm Is Leveling Up

The Queen’s Gambit Makes Chess Look Sexy

The New Wave of Global Pop Superstars

The Whitney Museum’s Latest Controversy Might Be Its Messiest Yet

Cara Delevingne’s Planet Sex Show Sounds Like Goop Lab for the Bedroom

Ammonite Trailer: Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan Strike Up a Romance

Just Give Pam Grier a Biopic Already

The Emmys Will Broadcast Live From 140 Locations With No Red Carpet

Melania Trump “Restores” Jackie O’s Rose Garden by Literally Uprooting It

In Beirut’s Cultural Center, Up-and-Coming Designers Work to Rebuild

Is Zoë Kravitz’s Catwoman Going to Get a Costume Upgrade in The Batman?

How Women Came to Dominate the Rap World

W TV Club: Watching The West Wing to Escape From 2020 Politics

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Went Above and Beyond in Her DNC Mockery of Trump

Björk and Nicole Kidman Are Making a Movie Together

Megan Thee Stallion Set the Record Straight About Her Gunshot Wounds

Jake Gyllenhaal Is Coming to TV to Play a Literary Scammer

The Postal Service Sabotage Is the Great Equalizer

How Did Kirsten Dunst End Up on Kanye’s Campaign Mood Board?

The Maurizio Cattelan Banana Drama Continues, Thanks to Damien Hirst

How Many Random Famous People Can You Spot in the Death on the Nile Trailer?

Arlo Parks’s Music Captures the Angst and Agony of Growing Up

Rashida Jones and Bill Murray Have a Screwball Father-Daughter Date in On the Rocks Trailer

Riccardo Tisci’s Vision For Burberry Redefines “British” Style

15 Face Masks and Bandannas That Are Works of Art

Cardi B Gave Megan Thee Stallion a Custom “WAP” Birkin

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston Announce Plans to Jump on a Quick Zoom Call Together

Michelle Obama and Her Vote Necklace Were a DNC Highlight

Will The Crown Deign to Acknowledge Prince Andrew and Fergie?

Lourdes Leon Looked Fantastic in Her Mask During Madonna’s 62nd Birthday

Elizabeth Debicki Will Do Princess Diana’s Style Justice on The Crown

Moesha's Impact

Dolly Parton Keeps It Simple: “Our Little White Asses” Aren’t the Only Ones Who Matter

Dua Lipa Is Quarantine’s Queen of Pop

Carrie Mae Weems Says That’s Enough of Trump

Jurnee Smollett Finds the Timelessness and Timeliness of Lovecraft Country

Megan Thee Stallion Remains in Control

Ciara Shot Her Powerful Rooted Video Two Days Before Giving Birth

Preacher Pattinson Will Give You Chills In The Devil All the Time Trailer

The Vice Presidential Debate Is Shaping Up to Be Must-See TV

Cardi B Wants You to Take Your Vote for Mayor and DA Seriously

Andy Warhol to Be Played by Straight Actor, Again

Gwen Stefani Measures Her Relationship with Blake Shelton in Cowboy Boots

Tina Fey and Sara Bareilles Are Making a ‘90s Girl Group Comedy

Madonna and Diablo Cody Are Working on a Secret Screenplay

Zoë Kravitz Starts a Conversation About Hulu’s Lack of Diversity

Summerland Is a Cottagecore Period Drama Made for Life in Lockdown

The Best Art World Films to Watch Now, From Arthur Jafa to Cindy Sherman

Drunk Paul Mescal Stars in a New Rolling Stones Music Video

Jordan Firstman’s “Impressions” Are a Glimpse at Hollywood’s Future

Kate Middleton Finally Realizes She Should Wear a Face Mask

Cameron Diaz Says She Quit Acting to Feel Like an Adult

I’m Thinking of Ending Things Will Make You Rethink Visiting Your Partner’s Parents

Tyler Mitchell on Hierarchies and His New Book, I Can Make You Feel Good

FKA Twigs and Kehlani Start a Crucial Conversation About Sex Work

Dua Lipa’s Remix Album Tease is Full of Easter Eggs

Tina Knowles-Lawson Was Told Destiny’s Child’s Outfits Were “Too Black”

The Ratched Trailer’s Wildest Moments

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Finally Apologize For Their Plantation Wedding

The Best Female-Fronted Foreign Comedy Series to Stream

Post Malone’s New Rosé Is Good, According to My Mother

Salvator Mundi Is Getting Its Own Hamilton-Like Musical

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s Single Cover Art Is Instantly Iconic