Shiva Symphony

Shiva Baby Is a Symphony in Stress

There’s something about a baby’s cry that triggers our primal brains — it’s un-tune-outable, it saw-blades around in our cortex, it drags at our attention. The more we hear it, the more anxious we get. All that raw need! How can we ignore it? Emma Seligman uses that sound like an air-raid siren in her…

Complete Timeline

A Complete Timeline of the James Charles Allegations and Controversies

Photo: Theo Wargo/WireImage/Getty Images Back in 2016, a New York high-school student casually shared his senior yearbook photos on Twitter. The images quickly went viral as fans admired the teen’s incredible makeup skills and popping highlight. The kid in the photo was James Charles, YouTube’s now megafamous makeup artist and vlogger. His early years of…

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Made For Love’s Creators on Adapting a Uniquely Weird Book to Equally Weird TV

Photo: John P. Johnson/HBO Max I first read Alissa Nutting’s 2017 absurdist sci-fi-satire Made for Love on an airplane, laughing out loud so many times that my seatmates began to suspect me of insanity. I returned to it several times over the years, mostly to try and figure out how she pulled off its freaky…

Films Shelving

DC Films Shelving ‘New Gods’ With Ava DuVernay, ‘The Trench’ With James Wan

The DC movie-verse is getting a little bit smaller. Long gestating DC Comics adaptations “New Gods” with director Ava DuVernay and screenwriter Tom King, and “The Trench” with director James Wan and producer Peter Safran are not moving forward at Warner Bros., the studio announced on Thursday. “As part of our DC slate, some legacy…

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Music Industry Moves: Saweetie Re-Ups With Warner Chappell; MLC Names Three Top Executives

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has extended its worldwide publishing agreement with multi-platinum artist and songwriter Saweetie. The rapper – who is also signed to Warner Chappell’s sister label, Warner Records – has scored hits with songs like “Back to the Streets” ft. Jhené Aiko, “Tap In” and “Pretty Bitch Freestyle,” along…

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Spike Lee, George C. Wolfe to Join Board of Vimeo After It Spins Off From IAC

Vimeo announced the expected 11 members of its board of directors ahead of the video-hosting platform’s spinoff from IAC — a group that includes noted filmmakers Spike Lee and George C. Wolfe. The Vimeo spinoff is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2021, at which time Vimeo is expected to become an…

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28 Simple Ways to Relieve Stress Every Single Day, According to Psychologists

Tim RobbertsGetty Images In a culture of constant over-scheduling, it seems like everyone is stressed. Think about it: When was the last time you told someone that you had so much going on or that you had just come up for air after a long day at the office? It’s nothing to brag about. Take…

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Vintage Photos of People Working Out Through the Years

John Kobal FoundationGetty Images Exercise trends have changed tremendously over the last few decades, which is exactly why it’s so fascinating to look back at vintage photos of people working out in the gym or the comfort of their own homes. Back in the early 1900s, fitness looked more like elegant stretching, which women did…

Hollywood Leading

The Leading Man in Hollywood the Year You Were Born

J. VespaGetty Images If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed in Hollywood, it’s that there’s always a new star waiting to emerge. From the greats like Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson to the newcomers of recent years, find out which actor was having a hot streak the year you were born. 1 of 51 1970: Robert…

Complete Soundtrack

The Complete Soundtrack to HBO’s Generation

Three episodes in, and HBO Max’s teen seriocomedy Generation has already done public birthing jokes, school lockdown jokes, and way more awkward sex jokes than there were penises in that other HBO teen hit. After years of made-for-adult anti-hero crime, HBO really wants to be down with the teenagers now. How do you do, fellow…