News&Culture

The Best Bubbly Drink for Every Holiday Party Scenario

Welcome to December! We’re in the full swing of mandatory festivities. Are you tired yet? Is your velvet blazer holding up? How’s your skin looking? Do you feel like you wake up every morning thoroughly exhausted thanks to a combination of schmoozing, unlimited passed appetizers, and champagne? Well, it’s not over, and perhaps you haveContinue Reading “The Best Bubbly Drink for Every Holiday Party Scenario”

Women

3 Conversations You Should Have Before You Go Condom-Free

Many monogamous relationships grow from love. Many other, less lame monogamous relationships grow from a desire to stop using condoms. The DTR (define the relationship) conversation is a great time to talk about having unprotected sex, but the reverse is also true: A conversation about unprotected sex often leads to a conversation about Us. PhysicalContinue Reading “3 Conversations You Should Have Before You Go Condom-Free”

Entertainment

How Kendrick Lamar Ended Up on Two New N.E.R.D Tracks

N.E.R.D, the funk/rock/experimental/electronic/hip-hop/and-everything-in-between collaboration between Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shae Haley, have had an oversized effect on popular music since their first album dropped over 16 years ago. In a world where genre-blending has become almost passé, N.E.R.D was blending punk with R&B (“Rockstar”), singing pop hooks over funk instrumentals (“Backseat Love”), and rappingContinue Reading “How Kendrick Lamar Ended Up on Two New N.E.R.D Tracks”

News&Culture

The Golden Globe Nominations Are a Bit of a Mess

The Golden Globes, a gaudy, expensive party run by starstruck bloggers (the Hollywood Foreign Press Association), is at it again, in that they’ve just announced the nominees for their 75th awards, to be hosted by Seth Meyers, and everything seems to be in order. There are big-time nods for the major players: Three Billboards OutsideContinue Reading “The Golden Globe Nominations Are a Bit of a Mess”

News&Politics

Roy Moore’s Buddy Told the Worst Possible Story While Trying to Show That Roy Moore Isn’t a Child Predator

Roy Moore, the Republican Party’s Senate nominee whose candidacy combines good old-fashioned bigotry with a bevy of sexual-abuse allegations, held a final campaign rally in Midland City last night. Steve Bannon was there, exhorting attendees that there is a “special place in hell” for Republicans who don’t vote for Moore, as was novelty-cowboy-hat enthusiast DavidContinue Reading “Roy Moore’s Buddy Told the Worst Possible Story While Trying to Show That Roy Moore Isn’t a Child Predator”

News&Culture

7 of the Coolest Guys in Streetwear Explain Art Basel

Technically, Art Basel Miami is this: the South Beach version of a glober-trotting art fair that “show[s] significant work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well the new generation of emerging stars.” That’s per the fair’s official website. But if you’ve ever actually been to Miami during Art Basel—or just observed itContinue Reading “7 of the Coolest Guys in Streetwear Explain Art Basel”

Style

Patagonia’s Anti-Trump Stance Is Massively Good for Business

Last week, Patagonia put out a defiant statement in response to President Trump’s plan to roll back protections on two national monuments in Utah. Today Patagonia.com’s landing page still reads “The President Stole Your Land,” and the company officially filed its lawsuit against the Trump administration to block the cuts last Wednesday night. Many peopleContinue Reading “Patagonia’s Anti-Trump Stance Is Massively Good for Business”