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Pop Culture

  1. fame
    Taylor Swift Is the Latest Celebrity to Discover Sally RooneyCelebrities: they’re just like us?
  2. pop culture
    Why Is TV So Obsessed With the Afterlife Right Now?From The Good Place to Miracle Workers, Forever to Russian Doll, a wealth of new shows are exploring what happens to us after we die.
  3. mtv vmas 2018
    Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande Spent the VMAs Making OutPariana turned the awards show into a stage for their PDA.
  4. women in stem
    Study Finds Women Who Were Into The X-Files Are More Likely to Work in STEMIt’s “the Scully Effect.”
  5. How Many Kids Does Tristan Thompson Have?The answer will surprise you.
  6. pop culture
    Pop Culture’s Great AwokeningWhat happens to culture in an era of identity politics?
  7. not all heroes wear capes
    Phantom Thread Makes a Good Case for Staying SingleShe’s her own best company.
  8. look what you made me do
    Raise Your Hand If You’re Scared of Taylor SwiftRaises hand.
  9. sex on screen
    Is Sex in Silicon Valley As Bad As Sex on Silicon Valley?Jackhammering, Google-branded condoms, and Google Calendars
  10. no boys allowed
    The First 20 Minutes of Wonder Woman Are the Best Part of the MoviePlease let me live in this all-female utopia.
  11. surprising things
    Finally, John Kasich Weighs In on the Taylor Swift-Katy Perry FeudKasich 2020: Don’t Ever Steal Anybody’s Dancers
  12. we’re all on tinder
    The Big Problem With the Master of None Tinder EpisodeIn 2017, it’s not enough to say “Tinder sucks.”
  13. the nunnaissance
    Why Is Pop Culture So Obsessed With Nuns Right Now?2017 has ushered in a brand new Nunnaissance.
  14. favorite things
    Unhinged Psycho Stalkers Are My Favorite Movie HeroinesBecause Swimfan is actually a lowbrow version of I Love Dick.
  15. can we talk?
    Sylvan Esso on Taylor Swift’s Break-Up Songs and Their New AlbumTheir new album, What Now, might make you do the same.
  16. Did the Movie-Theater Audience Ruin Personal Shopper for Me?The psychology (and biology) of watching with a crowd.
  17. role models
    Chewing Gum Has the Best Bad Sex on TelevisionIn praise of the show’s gross, weird, and bizarre sexual encounters.
  18. Please Stop Forcing Your Favorite TV Show On MeThe psychology of reactance, or why the more someone insists that you watch something, the more you tend to resist.
  19. therapy
    Real-Life Therapists Love the Big Little Lies TherapistIn appreciation of Dr. Amanda Reisman.
  20. The Weird Psychology of Game of Thrones Fan TheoriesWhat R+L=J and the like can tell us about conspiracy theories.
  21. The Game Name-Drops the Obamas in His Latest Thirst Trap PostOur preeminent underwear selfie artist is back.
  22. rites of passage
    Zayn, Today You Are a ManHis video is the latest in a long tradition.
  23. joey fatone is the best ‘n sync member
    Fall Out Boy’s Tribute to ’N Sync Makes Us Really Miss ’N SyncCome back to me, J.C.
  24. eggplant delight
    Talking to The Game, Instagram Thirst-Trap ChampionHe’s truly a master of the form.
  25. Does Watching Good TV Make You a Better Person?High-quality TV dramas are linked with increased emotional intelligence in a new study. 
  26. interviews
    Q&A: Iggy Azalea on Her New Album, Big Butts, and Fancy Short-Shorts“Some days I look like a lunatic, and other days I look like an old woman.”
  27. tropes
    ‘Brooklyn Girl’: The Selling of a New TypeDunham may have defined her, but mainstream culture is now profiting most.
  28. pop culture
    Putting a Price on Pop-upsA Soho space costs $1,000 a day.