#MeToo Is Working
Universally valuable, but desperately unfashionable, planning waits like a spinster in a Jane Austen novel for someone to recognize her worth.
The tech I've had the most conversations about in recent months are headphones. And not just the AirPods you can't convince me to buy.
Anna March first appeared around 2011, when she started publishing online. Before that, she was known by different names in different cities. In researching this story, The Times found four: Anna March, Delaney Anderson, Nancy Kruse and Nancy Lott.
Other actors can serve up a performance of running, but Cruise, never one to give less than his all, wants to make it clear that he is genuinely going as fast as he can.
Is that an answer? Or three? A riddle? A puzzle? Does it matter?
Teddy Riley (Blackstreet, Keith Sweat) and Harvey Mason Jr. (Mario, Toni Braxton) have found new careers overseas conjuring Nineties-era R&B.
My first service is to the artist and the brand, but at the same time we are at such a pivotal point in humanity and society when stories are so important—whether that’s a music video, a 30-second commercial, or a feature-length film
This is why my non-southern behind is partial to "Y'all" in speech and email and just using [@]here in Slack if I'm addressing a group.
Everything looks better in the light of the morning.
Ethical thinking is important with or without corporate support, but it’s more likely to make a difference when ethical action is a corporate value.
The essential value of the internet is conversation, not content.
In a sense, Stories are just a nice edited memory, and one that fulfils a basic human compulsion to feel people are interested in us.
Los Angeles is a singular, inspired mess, paradise lost and found, prone to natural catastrophe and too chaotic and leaderless to be neatly assessed as getting better or worse.
Make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life.
On “Queen,” though, all the back-in-my-day stuff suggests a lack of confidence in her unique perspective.
National Treasure: Kenan Thompson
Sharp Objects is a Western. The gunslinger goes back to his town to discover it’s been taken over by the bad guys. And she’s gotta get rid of all the bad stuff. The gunslinger who’s arrived to fix everything.
Gossip may even make us better people.
Ruscha is the unofficial artist laureate of Los Angeles, a municipality whose official currency happens to be coolness.
Hurtado’s work was multicultural before multicultural was cool.
It's an exciting time for me because I've always felt human but trapped in a body that made people believe things about me that simply weren't true.
Outside a Lawson portrait you might be working three jobs, just keeping your head above water, struggling. But inside her frame you are beautiful, imperious, unbroken, unfallen.
In a country with a high English proficiency rate, the moniker implies that mastery of only English — and, in turn, ignorance of the national Filipino language — is shameful.
There are many ways to describe Amy Sherald’s 2018 portrait of the former First Lady, Michelle Obama. It is regal, powerful, accomplished and imposing. But I absolutely know that it is also beautiful.
“In my mind, I'll see the most messed-up thing, and I'll be like, but...what if people were kissing?”
“break it, own it, steal it, loan it, kiss it, slap it, hug it, hurt it.”
While there are other black women and women of color in leadership positions in the WNBA, the Sparks are the only franchise where black women run both the business and off-the-court operations, and the basketball and on-the-court operations.
Black Lives Matter, social justice, activism and gender politics were strong threads throughout the works on show.
The Fourth became an almost exclusively African American holiday in the states of the former Confederacy—until white Southerners, after violently reasserting their dominance of the region, snuffed these black commemorations out.
tell me the most fun URL you know
“Remember when you asked me if I was a feminist, and I was afraid to say yes?”
People tack other shit onto it like ‘self-proclaimed’ and ‘internet’ and that’s bullshit. You’re robbing me. Let me be Zayn, what the fuck.
The punk scene in LA was a product of Hollywood: there was something theatrical and glamorous about it.
Of all the black employees in the history of the United States, it was the ballplayers who were the most influential and most important, the ones who made the money.
Taste is an essentially human capacity, to the point that it is almost subconscious: We know whether we like something or not before we understand why.
Basketball is a beautiful game. There’s nothing masculine or feminine about it.
It’s not surprising that Vogue would excel at visuals — rich, beautiful images are its specialty — but this reaction is notable because Vogue is succeeding where so many media companies have stumbled recently.
The characters in No Exit are characters in Hell, and they’re in Hell because they’re rotten people. Their punishment is to spend eternity in a room with each other, and it’s only Hell because they’re stuck with other rotten people.
how do you know when to give up and when to stick with it?
Patience is a virtue that’s been vanquished in the Twitter age.
I’ll work harder, I’ll work longer, I’ll do what I’m asked, I’ll do more than is expected of me? It’s in our DNA to want to please, and we assume our bosses will reward us for our efforts because we deserve it, because we’ve earned it.