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Allison P. Davis

Senior Culture Writer, the Cut.

  1. game of thrones
    Jon Snow’s Hottest Moments on Game of ThronesHis pouts, his hairdos — a retrospective of smoldering.
  2. culture
    Rom-Com, But Make It MillennialJenn Kaytin Robinson’s Someone Great navigates 2019 heartbreak.
  3. oh god
    My Time in the Desert With Kanye“We’re all going to hell.”
  4. dating
    What It’s Like to Date Pauly D and VinnyWe talked Tinder, first date rituals, and meat gifts with the men of the Jersey Shore.
  5. profile
    Jodie Comer Is TV’s Most Captivating AssassinAs Killing Eve’s Villanelle, she pulled off perhaps the most fascinating performance: a vicious sociopath so cheeky we couldn’t help but root for her.
  6. best of new york 2019
    The Best of New York Health and Self 2019A nonjudgmental gym, Portuguese soap, and a throwback manicure.
  7. fountain of youth
    How PEN15 Made Two 30-Year-Olds Look 13No retinol involved.
  8. spring 2019 fashion issue
     It’s Just a Matter of Time Before Everyone Loves LizzoWe thought we knew what to expect from a pop star, and then she came along.
  9. thought experiments
    How Long Would You Have Lasted at Fyre Fest?A thought experiment.
  10. tributes
    Thank-You for The Preacher’s Wife, Penny MarshallShe can come to church with me anytime.
  11. profile
    Lena Dunham Comes to Terms With HerselfShe’s mostly done making herself the subject of the story.
  12. fascinator
    This Actress Will Make You Rethink Self-LoveThe star of Pose talks self-love and activism.
  13. spooky scary
    All the Ways The Haunting of Hill House Will Make You Pee Your Pants a LittleAHHHHHH!!!!!
  14. i love this song!
    This Is the Absolute Best Song From the A Star Is Born SoundtrackBut is the best song Bradley Cooper mumbling “all you have to do is trust me” or one of Lady Gaga’s pure pop bops?
  15. hubba hubba
    Noah Centineo, Shameless HeartthrobMy date with the best thirst architect the internet’s ever seen.
  16. i love peter kavinsky
    Peter Kavinsky Will Make You Believe in Love AgainPeter Kavinsky, call me.
  17. profile
    Tessa Thompson Knows People Can’t Stop Thinking About HerShe’d just rather you think about her work than her personal life.
  18. icons
    Aretha Franklin Understood How to Sing About WomenIn praise of her best song.
  19. encounter
    Playing Tourist With BlacKkKlansman’s John David WashingtonSpike Lee’s new star is becoming face-on-the-movie-poster famous.
  20. nova babes
    Fashion Nova Is Tailor-Made for InstagramThe fast-fashion brand gives the people what they want, and what they want is very tight.
  21. i love this song!
    Here’s the Perfect Song for a Weekend of Bad DecisionsOn “Imma Be,” Tatiana Hazel supports all of your bad decisions.
  22. totally soaked
    It’s Official, This Is the Horniest Song of SummerIt immediately communicates “I want to bang.”
  23. i love this song!
    The Best Song to Start a Full-on Dance Party at Your Summer BBQA special holiday edition of I Love This Song!
  24. i love this song!
    Wait, Is Drake’s New Album Any Good?We know he has a baby, but what are the bops?
  25. drake is no longer hiding a child
    All the Times Drake References His Son on His New Album“I am a da-da.”
  26. new concepts
    Do You Have Big Dick Energy?If you have to ask …
  27. exclusive
    Here’s Mitski’s New Video for ‘Nobody’Here’s the new video and exclusive behind-the-scenes photos.
  28. i love this song!
    If You Need a Hug This Week, Try Listening to serpentwithfeetAnd other songs that feel like Virgil and Kanye’s hug must have felt.
  29. profile
    Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan Can Control Her Feelings and Yours, TooOn Lush she’ll make you feel like a teen again.
  30. bey day
    Beyoncé Has All the Best Lines on Everything Is LoveSorry, not sorry, Spotify.
  31. i love this song!
    ‘Ice Cream’ Is the Filthiest Song of the SummerIntroducing our new music column: I Love This Song!
  32. hype
    Is Hereditary Really the Scariest Movie of the Summer?Like regular scary? Or pee-pants scary? Or get-me-to-therapy scary?
  33. profile
    Meet Jorja Smith: The Soul Singer Who Turned Down Drake“Maybe I am a bit of a siren.”
  34. chats
    What Men Can Learn From Sex and the CityThe comedian talks Carrie or Miranda, Aidan or Big, and why we should never forgive Berger.
  35. what's good
    Is Kanye the Best Thing to Happen to Wyoming, or the Worst? Rihanna plane, Fyre Festival, Jackson Hole.
  36. encounter
    How Flavor of Love’s Tiffany Pollard Invented the InternetNew York will always be in the motherf*cking house.
  37. what's good
    Why People Freak Out Over Picnic at Hanging RockThe Amazon adaptation of the cult film has everything: simmering sexuality, secrets, and tiny glasses.
  38. what's good
    Surprise! Book Club Isn’t a Nancy Meyers MovieIf it drinks white wine like a Nancy Meyers movie, it must be a Nancy Meyers movie, right?
  39. relationships
    What I Learned on My Date With a Sex RobotMaybe they need to be more like us. Or maybe we’re already learning to be more like them.
  40. what's good
    Rihanna’s Lingerie Line Will Inspire You to Be Your Thottiest SelfEvery thirst trap is thanks to you, Rih-Rih.
  41. what's good
    This Is the Only Album You Need to Play All SummerYour Grandmother will probably love Swae Lee.
  42. what's good
    Brothers Are the Best Kind of Famous PeopleIt makes absolutely no sense, and yet, I read a whole book about them.
  43. what's good
    Shaggy and Sting Made the Perfect 420 AlbumTwo incredibly cheesy men got together and made sort of lame, but surprisingly delightful, pop-reggae music.
  44. encounter
    Talking Feminism With the Queen of the Lyndhurst, New Jersey, Medieval TimesErin Zapcic went from “bar wench” to Queen Doña Maria Isabella.
  45. what's good
    Atlanta Answers the Question: What Would You Do at Drake’s Party?What’s Good: Donald Glover on Drake and songs about sex.
  46. that's a bop
    It’s Only April And Nicki Minaj Released the Song of the Summer“Chun-Li” and “Barbie Tingz”! We are drowning in bangers.
  47. what's good
    These Are the Best Songs and Lyrics From Cardi B’s New AlbumWhat’s Good This Week: Every single song on Invasion of Privacy and Killing Eve, the only television that matters.
  48. profile
    Kay Cannon Ponders the Dilemma of Making Big-Budget Feminist ComedyThe Pitch Perfect writer and Girlboss showrunner sees her directorial debut, the teen sex comedy Blockers, as a feminist project of a certain stripe.
  49. character studies
    Darlene Is the Only Reason to Watch the New RosanneThe revived show is pretty weird, but she remains great.
  50. what's good
    What Is Going on With Chris Evans’s Mustache?What’s good this week: Cardi B’s new song, obviously; the Weeknd’s new album, definitely; Chris Evans’s new facial hair, maybe?
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