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Madeleine Aggeler

Senior Writer, the Cut.

  1. culture
    Sacha Baron Cohen Was ‘Quite Concerned’ During That Giuliani SceneThe actress playing Borat’s daughter thanked Baron Cohen for intervening.
  2. bachelor nation
    5(ish) Questions I Had About Last Night’s Episode of the BacheloretteDoes no one know what “words of affirmation” are?
  3. culture
    Hot, Normal-Seeming Guy Goes About LifeThe new Shawn Mendes documentary promises to show us a guy doing whatever.
  4. the kim wall case
    Kim Wall’s Killer Briefly Escaped from PrisonPeter Madsen took a staff member hostage and fled a Danish prison.
  5. con artists
    Beloved Little Primate Called Out as Toxic, Poisonous SchemerSlow lorises are not the sweet angles we might have thought, a new study finds.
  6. huh!
    So Demi Lovato Has Been Talking to AliensAt least according to her latest Instagram post.
  7. let them live
    Let the Paleontologists Cyber If They WantAn overzealous filter prevented paleontologists from using words like bone, pubic, and stream at an online conference.
  8. health
    Remdesivir Has ‘Little or No Effect’ in Reducing COVID DeathsThe WHO found that the drug — which Trump was treated with — does not reduce mortality rates or time spent in the hospital.
  9. politics
    Let’s See What Trump Has to Say about Barron’s COVID Diagnosis“He’s very tall … He’s handsome.”
  10. curses
    Well, This Is a Surefire Way to Get CursedA tourist returned artifacts she stole from Pompeii 15 years ago, claiming they brought her nothing but misfortune.
  11. crime
    Amy Cooper Made a Second, Even Worse 911 CallHer viral encounter with Christian Cooper wasn’t the only false and threatening call she made, prosecutors say.
  12. bachelor nation
    9(ish) Questions I Had About Last Night’s BacheloretteThe premiere included quarantine footage and a whoopee cushion.
  13. tv
    Now’s the Time to Get Into The BacheloretteIt’s something to do.
  14. campaign trail
    Crazed Man Threatens to ‘Kiss Everyone’Ten days after testing positive for COVID-19, Trump is back on the campaign trail — and eager to kiss his supporters (???).
  15. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Disability-Rights Activist Judy HeumannTalking to one of the stars of Crip Camp about working from home, disability representation, and the importance of organizing with different groups.
  16. what?
    This Is Certainly Not the Future I Would Have PredictedHere’s a clip of virtual audience members dancing to Vin Diesel’s new dance single (?) on the Kelly Clarkson Show (?) .
  17. hmmm
    Sorry, But Here’s a Story About 300,000 ‘Recycled’ CondomsPolice in Vietnam busted a massive condom “recycling” operation, where used condoms were being boiled, dried, reshaped, and resold.
  18. fashion
    Rihanna Would Like You to Look at Some AbsThe Savage X Fenty menswear collection is coming.
  19. tv
    The Riverdale Cast Can Still French, Don’t WorryKJ Apa shared the precautions the show is taking when it comes to make-out scenes.
  20. animals
    Hundreds of Whales Are Dying on Australia’s CoastRoughly 500 whales have washed up so far — making this one of the worst mass strandings in history.
  21. awards
    You Talkin’ About My Kissin’?Sharon Stone says Robert De Niro is “far and away the best kisser” she has worked with.
  22. beauty
    Lenny Kravitz Has an Extremely Chill Skin-Care RoutineHave you tried sand?
  23. babies!
    Another Vanderpump Rules Baby Is on the WayJax and Brittany make three.
  24. 2020 emmys
    And Now, Tuxedo Hazmat SuitsA very 2020 Emmys look.
  25. hmmm
    This Is by Far Martha Stewart’s Most Deranged Home AdviceWhy does she keep insisting that we should all bathe our cats?
  26. cursed images
    Tremble Before This Sack of Wet EggsA close look at the wretched image that went viral this week.
  27. culture
    A WNBA Star Fell in Love With the Man She Helped Free From PrisonA love story for the ages.
  28. breakups
    Cardi B Has Reportedly Filed for Divorce From OffsetAccording to TMZ.
  29. tv
    Here’s How Carole Baskin’s Dancing With the Stars Debut WentIt included a paso doble and a $100,000 reward for information about her missing ex-husband.
  30. celebrity
    Taylor Swift Embroidered a Blanket for Her Former NemesisTaylor Swift and Katy Perry are friends now, if you haven’t heard!
  31. peace be with you
    All the Gossip the Pope Isn’t Going to Hear From MePope Francis said “gossip is a plague worse than COVID,” so I promise not to tell him any of this.
  32. how to help
    How to Help Those Affected by the West Coast FiresAs massive wildfires tear across the West Coast, displacing thousands, here are some ways to help.
  33. missing animals
    And Now There’s a Tiger on the LooseSorry.
  34. tv
    At Least We Have a New Real Housewives ShowThe Real Housewives of Salt Lake City promises drama, Mormonism, and someone who married her late grandma’s second husband.
  35. mysteries
    The Worm From Dune Reminds Me of … SomethingI can’t quite put my finger on it.
  36. weddings
    Lily Allen and the Stranger Things Guy Are Married![Alphabet lights that blink “CONGRATULATIONS.”]
  37. health
    It’s Official: No Trick-or-Treating This YearAt least in L.A., where the health department has banned trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and parties because of COVID-19.
  38. romance
    Katie Holmes Is Now Dating a Sexy Pasta ScionAccording to recent paparazzi photos of her furiously making out with restaurateur Emilio Vitolo Jr.
  39. pets
    Do You Know Your Dog Better Now?Seventy percent of cat and dog owners say they’ve gotten to know their pets better as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns.
  40. niche drama
    Father and Son Embroiled in Frenchest Feud of All TimeJean-Paul Enthoven and his son Raphaël — both famed philosophers who both dated Carla Bruni — have fallen out over Raphaël’s novel.
  41. 2020 election
    A Reminder That It Is Illegal to Vote Twice in an ElectionOn Wednesday, President Trump urged voters in North Carolina to commit a felony in the upcoming election.
  42. tv
    I’m Worried About Coach Monica on Dancing With the StarsWill she be able to retain her powerful aura of competence and dignity?
  43. culture
    Million Dollar Beach House Is the Bleakest Show on TVNetflix’s newest real-estate reality show is heavy on opulence but lacks any sense of joy or fun.
  44. tv
    Lala Kent and ‘Her Man’ Are Having a Baby!The couple announced the news on their podcast.
  45. health
    It’s a Golden Age for Pretending Not to Notice Acquaintances on the StreetNew research shows just how much harder it is to recognize people when they’re wearing masks.
  46. rnc 2020
    Was Melania Glitching?After Ivanka Trump’s RNC speech on Thursday, the First Lady appeared to experience a brief system meltdown.
  47. babies!
    Katy Perry and Legolas Had a BabyThe singer and her fiancé, Orlando Bloom, had a daughter, and bestowed upon her a very ethereal name.
  48. health
    Unpacking the F-Factor Diet DramaA fashion influencer started sharing anonymous allegations about the diet’s dangerous side effects. Things just got messier from there.
  49. coronavirus
    Colleges Are Suspending Students for PartyingAs universities resume in-person classes, you have to wonder: What did they expect?
  50. power
    Candidate Who Admitted to Revenge Porn Refuses to Drop OutIn a remarkably entitled statement, Aaron Coleman announced he is staying in the race — and didn’t offer a single apology to his victims.
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