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Getting Through ... With Taylour Paige

With roles in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and the highly anticipated “Zola,” Paige is carving out a Hollywood career that's all about the work.

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16 Hilariously Reliable Tropes You'll Find In These Made-For-TV Holiday Movies

Whether at a Christmas bakeoff or at a historic inn, we promise you these characters discover the magic of the holidays and live happily ever after.

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This Is What Tourism Looks Like In NYC During A Pandemic

As New York has been slowly coming back to life, so have some elements of the tourism industry. But it’s nowhere close to what it once was.

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The Biggest Literary Scandals of 2020

From J.K. Rowling to Woody Allen, "American Dirt" to "My Dark Vanessa," this year's publishing controversies reflected an industry in crisis.

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The Peculiar Case Of Jewish Christmas Movies

Over the last two years, Hallmark and Lifetime have attempted to integrate Jews into their holiday romance fare — with mixed results.

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The Best Books Of 2020

The 10 reads -- from Emily St. John Mandel, Raven Leilani, Marie-Helene Bertino and more -- that added joy, clarity and color to my year.

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The Pathetic Siege

It’s all so dangerous. And it’s all so mortifying.

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‘Bridgerton’ Isn’t Bad Austen — It's An Entirely Different Genre

Critics and viewers have dinged the show for being a cliché-ridden period piece or a sloppy historical drama. But it's neither: It’s Regency romance, and it's spectacular.

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Why Hot Sauce Companies Owned By People Of Color Aren't Dominating The...

Six of the 10 bestselling hot sauces in the country are sold by white-owned corporations.

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What's The Deal With The Bad Political Fanfic Tweets?

Giddy at the inauguration of Biden and Harris, some liberals on Twitter acted out in a familiar way: posting tender fan fiction about their favorite pols.

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Shingai Shoniwa On Finding Independence In The Music Industry As A Black Woman

The former Noisettes frontwoman has fought to come back to herself after navigating a white- and male-dominated music world that never quite understood her or, perhaps more accurately, never cared to.

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Baratunde Thurston On 'How To Citizen' And The Importance Of Stepping Into...

In the latest installment of "Getting Through...," the activist and writer talks about how being a citizen is to "invest in relationships with others and with ourselves."

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Can A Novel Capture How Badly The Internet Has Broken Our Brains?

Two new books, Lauren Oyler's "Fake Accounts" and Patricia Lockwood's "No One Is Talking About This," try make sense of our lives with social media.

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'The Bachelor' Cast And Fans Push Franchise To Reckon With Its Race Problem

After Chris Harrison's controversial remarks on "Extra," progressive viewers, contestants and recappers say they want accountability not just from the host, but from the franchise as a whole.

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Tanya Selvaratnam’s Intimate Partner Violence Story Embodies Me Too’s Latest...

In her new memoir, “Assume Nothing,” Selvaratnam reflects on her abusive relationship with former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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Oge Egbuonu’s New Documentary Is 'A Love Letter To Black Women'

The yogi and filmmaker talks about her new film, "(In)Visible Portraits," and why telling Black women’s stories is more important than ever.

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Dr. Seuss Enterprises To Stop Publishing 6 Books Due To Racist, Insensitive...

“And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” are among the works that Dr. Seuss Enterprises will cease to publish.

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Can We Please Stop Talking About Cancel Culture?

The Dr. Seuss debacle is a case study in the right-wing grievance industry reframing normal, age-old processes as sinister suppression.

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The Digital NFT Art Craze That's Earning Some Creators Millions

Non-fungible tokens have captured the attention of artists and collectors alike -- with one digital art piece selling this week for nearly $70 million.

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Stunning Photos Show A Man In COVID-19 Isolation — 1 Minute At A Time

"My only two rules were that I had to set alarms for random minutes of each day, and I had to photograph the exact task I was doing when they went off," says photographer Justin J. Wee.

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Scholastic Stops 'Captain Underpants' Spinoff Book Distribution For 'Passive...

Author Dav Pilkey issued an apology for “The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen From the Future," which he said is "harmful to my Asian readers."

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