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Beyond Despair

The left’s opposition to the Trump agenda suffered its first serious post-election losses this week, with Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions both confirmed to Trump’s Cabinet. While these weren’t the first nominees confirmed over the opposition, they were the first whom Democrats had fully united against. The Democratic base flooded…
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Gypsy Sport’s FW17 Collection Channels “Urban Outdoor Living”

In this case, “urban outdoor living” translates to metropolitan homelessness. It’s not a first either: The week before, N.HOOLYWOOD employed similar inspiration for NYFW:M, something designer Daisuke Obana communicated with slightly less finesse than Gypsy Sport’s Creative Director, Rio Uribe. “This season features designs that embrace [a homeless person’s] unique style of…
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Q&A: Director Karyn Kusama On Horror Movies For, About, And Made By Women

Director Karyn Kusama (The Invitation, Jennifer’s Body) stopped by the “Lady Problems” podcast this week to discuss her segment in the new anthology film XX, horror movies about women, and opportunities for female directors in Hollywood. Listen to the full conversation with Kusama and subscribe to “Lady Problems” on iTunes,…
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Grammy Snubs: Beyonce Goes Two-for-Nine as Kanye West, Rihanna, Justin Bieber Shut Out

9:32 PM PST 2/12/2017 by Hilary Lewis Drake, who landed eight nominations, only won two awards. Beyonce may have gone into Sunday night’s Grammys with a leading nine nominations but the superstar, who delivered a captivating, regal performance, pregnancy on full display, only took home two awards. With her nine…
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