Arts
St. Vincent Will Direct Film Adaptation Of ‘Dorian Gray’ With Female Lead
August 16th, 2017, 05:38 PM
That's right, boys: Narcissistic women can sell their souls to paintings too!
Ring The Alarm, Yayoi Kusama Is Opening Her Own Museum
August 16th, 2017, 05:38 PM
We feel nothing but infinite love for this news.
'Handmaid's Tale' Cast Calls On Fans To Take Action 'Before It's Too Late'
August 15th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"The journey to Gilead happened because people waited too long to speak up."
Teen Tackled By Bystanders For Allegedly Vandalizing Holocaust Memorial
August 15th, 2017, 05:38 PM
It's the second time the New England Holocaust Memorial has been vandalized in the last two months.
This Queer Duo Will Wed In Every Country With Same-Sex Marriage For Stunning Project
August 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The women want “22" to stand as a "time capsule” for LGBTQ equality.
Fans Are Speaking Up To Save This Super Funny, 'Super Gay' TV Show
August 11th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher have nurtured one of the most inclusive casts and crews on television today.
Why Does The Trump Administration Have Such Terrible Spelling?
August 11th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Michael Moore Tells Broadway Audiences 'We All Live In Flint Now'
August 10th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"I refuse to live in Trump's America," the filmmaker says in his new one-man show.
Tony Award Winner Ben Platt Is A Guest Star On New 'Will & Grace'
August 10th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Will he make the '90s sitcom relevant again? We do not know!
Full Trailer For Entirely Hand-Painted Film About Van Gogh Is Here
August 9th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Get a glimpse of the gorgeous upcoming biopic exploring Vincent van Gogh's mysterious death.
Ava DuVernay Producing TV Series Based On Octavia Butler's 'Dawn'
August 9th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Legends unite!
LeVar Burton Is Being Sued Over His 'Reading Rainbow' Revival Dreams
August 9th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Turns out he might have been the wrong person to ask for a reboot this whole time.
Bill Murray Moved To Tears Watching 'Groundhog Day' On Broadway
August 9th, 2017, 05:38 PM
It was a night most Murray disciples would gladly relive.
One Of Broadway's Biggest Shows Of The Year Will Close Amid Casting Controversy
August 9th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The Tony Award-winning show will close on Sept. 3.
Activist Artist Lights Up Trump Hotel With 'Message' From Putin
August 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"Happy to help, bro."
10-Year-Old Kindly Alerts Museum To Mislabeled Dinosaur Exhibit
August 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Turns out amateur paleontologist Charlie Edwards was right.
New Podcast Will Dive Deep Into The Origins Of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'
August 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
It sounds pretty... pretty... pretty good.
'Fight Club' Fans Will Love What Chuck Palahniuk Hid In His Old House
August 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The current homeowner found a time capsule containing a letter and memorabilia stashed inside a wall.
The Comic Book Industry Officially Has No Excuse Not To Hire Women
August 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Thanks to the #VisibleWomen hashtag, which gathers together names and skills of gifted women in the comic book biz.
Alan Peckolick, Revolutionary Typographer, Dies At 76
August 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Pussy Riot Members Reportedly Detained After Protest In Siberia
August 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
They were protesting a Ukrainian filmmaker's 20-year prison sentence.
Amy Schumer Is Making Her Broadway Debut This Fall
August 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
She's playing a married woman with a questionable interest in cannibalism.
At Creativity Explored, Artists With Disabilities Express Their Own Sexuality
August 4th, 2017, 05:38 PM
“Just because someone has a developmental disability doesn’t mean that sense of sexuality is non-existent.”
Great-Grandmothers Tell The Stories Of Their Face Tattoos
August 4th, 2017, 05:38 PM
J.K. Rowling Is The Richest Author In The World, Again
August 3rd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Twenty years later, "Harry Potter" and its spin-offs are still making big money.
How A ‘Batman’ Comic Continues To Tell A Relevant, American Story
August 3rd, 2017, 05:38 PM
“The great thing about this myth is it can be done for any age and applied to any era.”
Detroit Asks Whether '67 Summer Was A 'Riot' Or A 'Rebellion'
August 3rd, 2017, 05:38 PM
The city's cultural institutions are still reckoning with that summer, half a century later.
Street Artists On Norwegian Island Of Røst For 'UpNorth' Festival
August 3rd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Her world-wide collectors will probably not make it up here, but then again much of her success as an artist can be directly
These Are The Lucky Muggles Starring In 'Harry Potter' On Broadway
August 2nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
The cast features both members of the original UK production as well as some newbies.
Former FBI Director James Comey Is Writing A Book
August 2nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Like his thrilling Senate testimony, the book promises to "share yet-unheard anecdotes" from his career.
Sam Shepard: Cowboy Poet
August 2nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
An ode to the literary lone ranger.
Before 'Lolita,' There Was Salvador Dalí's Eerily Similar 'Dullita'
August 2nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Did the surrealist artist inspire the twisted literary classic?
How The Heroine Of 'Ella Enchanted' (Accidentally) Became A Feminist Icon
August 2nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Oh Sweet Joy, The 'Sweet Valley High' Books Are Getting A Movie Adaptation
August 1st, 2017, 05:38 PM
Time to revisit your favorite identical twins with aquamarine eyes.
J.K. Rowling & Jessica Williams Celebrate Their Birthdays Like Queens
August 1st, 2017, 05:38 PM
Yup, they're friends IRL.
Meet The 18-Year-Old Artist Now Showing In The Museum Of Sex
July 31st, 2017, 05:38 PM
Harlem-based Taira Rice creates watercolor portraits of naked women of color.
Fans Wish J.K. Rowling A Happy Birthday And Thank Her For The Magic
July 31st, 2017, 05:38 PM
"On this day our Queen and saviour was born."
The Diverse Murals Of Europe's Biggest Live Street Art Festival
July 30th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Stunning.
New Yorker Cartoonist Shares Comic Ideas That Didn't Make The Cut
July 28th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Legendary NYT Book Critic Michiko Kakutani Is Stepping Down
July 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
She'll be replaced by Parul Sehgal.
How Peaches Became A Pop Culture 'Fetish'
July 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Both Selena Gomez and Lana Del Rey recently made reference to the fleshy fruit. But why?
Hillary Clinton's New Book Will Be Called 'What Happened'
July 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
But seriously, good question -- what HAPPENED?!
Guido Van Helten, Mr. Estes And Changing 'The Nations' In Nashville
July 26th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Brian Siskind documented on Guido Van Helton painting for 17 days to complete the enormous figures. This is his record the
The World Of Sensual Animation, Where Cartoons Are Sexier Than Real Life
July 26th, 2017, 05:38 PM
A Sketch By Donald Trump Is Headed To Auction, Really
July 25th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The 2005 drawing depicts New York's skyline with -- surprise, surprise -- Trump Tower front and center.
The Dance-Comedy Trio Of Your Wildest Dreams
July 24th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Salvador Dalí’s Mustache Is In Tip-Top Shape, Exhumation Shows
July 21st, 2017, 05:38 PM
The artist's iconic facial hair is still, 28 years after his death, "like on a clock face."
50 Years On, Living In The Museum Is Still Kids' Ultimate Fantasy
July 20th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The Met shares its trove of adorable letters inspired by the beloved children's book “From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.”
Junot Díaz Wrote A Kid's Book So His Goddaughters Could Feel Represented
July 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
He said they longed for "stories that resonated for them and included them."
Pulitzer Prize Winner Tony Kushner Is Writing A Play About Trump
July 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"I think he is seriously mentally ill, and the fact that he is in the White House is very frightening."
'The Handmaid's Tale' Has Apparently Turned Elisabeth Moss Into An Activist
July 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The book and show made her wonder, "What happens if I don't speak up?"
'Doctor Who' And The Sheer Power Of Women-Led Sci-Fi Franchises
July 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Fantasy and sci-fi promise limitless imagination. A litany of white, male franchise leads do not.
Agatha Christie's Murder Mysteries Are Coming To Amazon As TV Shows
July 18th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The first adaptation, "Ordeal of Innocence," is slated to star Catherine Keener and Bill Nighy.
New Jane Austen Pound Note Features Egregiously Misused Quote
July 18th, 2017, 05:38 PM
In its true context, the line reads quite differently.
Becoming Jane: How Austen Transformed Into A Chick Lit Icon
July 18th, 2017, 05:38 PM
New Yorker Cartoonist Breaks Down His Scathing Trump Takedowns
July 18th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Tom Toro tells us how to create a political cartoon in 2017 while retaining some semblance of sanity.
Merriam-Webster Has Six Simple Words For Sexist 'Doctor Who' Fans
July 17th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The internet's favorite dictionary steps in to silence sour sexists everywhere.
The Women Of 'GLOW' Are Still On An Incredibly Supportive Group Text
July 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Britney Young, aka Carmen, talks wrestling, panic attacks and the lasting friendship of "GLOW."
That Time Agatha Christie Boldly Requested More Flattering Author Photos
July 13th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The Queen of Crime made her wishes very clear: less wrinkles, less pink.
Thank Reed Morano For The Nightmarish Beauty Of 'Handmaid's Tale'
July 13th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The show earned an impressive 13 Emmy nods, one of which could go to Morano.
China's Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo Dead At 61, After Years Of Imprisonment
July 13th, 2017, 05:38 PM
“Without freedom, China will always remain far from civilized ideals," he wrote.
Oprah And Cast Are Magical In First Look At Disney's 'Wrinkle In Time'
July 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Warning: These photos will make you wildly impatient for the film’s distant release.
Sci-Fi Queen Octavia Butler Was Her Own Greatest Cheerleader
July 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
“My books will be read by millions of people!" she wrote in a journal entry.
Mr. Monk And The Unexpected Hit Television Series
July 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Conservative Critic Attacks Bechdel Test Without Understanding It At All
July 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Also, the piece is 30 years late. But ... cool.
Wonderfully Awkward Artist Draws Plight Of The Introverted Partygoer
July 11th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Neethi is a 27-year-old illustrator from Bangalore who really hates group hangs.
Here Are 1,000 Frida Kahlo Look-Alikes Attempting To Break A World Record
July 10th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Warning: Babies with unibrows are dangerously adorable.
A Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Set In Sudan Is Reportedly Coming To HBO
July 10th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Nnedi Okorafor says her novel has been optioned, and George R.R. Martin is attached as an executive producer.
'Broad City' Star Used To Sneak Her Own Art Into MoMA's Gift Shop
July 10th, 2017, 05:38 PM
People Are Collecting Photos That Look Straight Out Of Wes Anderson Films
July 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Life imitating incredibly symmetrical art.
Jane Austen Loved Guilty Pleasures, Just Like We Do
July 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
More evidence that if she'd lived today, she'd be a star "Bachelor" live-tweeter.
In Praise Of ‘Drew Barrymore,' The SZA Song And The Woman Who Inspired It
July 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Why young women found it so easy to fall in love with Drew Barrymore.
'Little Women' Reboot Is Coming, And Here Are Your New March Sisters
July 6th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Plus, Angela Lansbury and Richard Gambon are joining the BBC and PBS project.
Ladies Who Book Club Have Always Been The Glue Of Resistance
July 6th, 2017, 05:38 PM
What Happens When Chelsea Manning’s DNA Becomes An Artist’s Material?
July 6th, 2017, 05:38 PM
What 3D "portrait masks" of the trans whistleblower reveal about the danger of biotechnology's essentialist understanding of gender.
How The Strand Has Made Indie Bookselling Look Easy -- For 90 Years
July 6th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Margaret Atwood Wants Drake To Make A Cameo In 'Handmaid's Tale'
July 5th, 2017, 05:38 PM
We support you, Margaret, in this and all Drake-related endeavors.
'I’m Not Interested In Being Told How My Body Should Be Seen.”
June 30th, 2017, 05:38 PM
12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer
June 29th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Meet The Indie Publishers Working To Ensure Inclusivity In Comics
June 28th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Paddington Bear Creator Michael Bond Dies At 91
June 28th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The children's book character became iconic in the U.K. and beyond.
The Lasting Impact Of 'Handmaid's Tale' Is The Activism It's Inspired
June 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
This is what resistance looks like in 2017.
Sick Of Streaming Services, This Crew Crowd-Funded An IRL Video Store
June 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Could brick-and-mortar be the old-new alternative to finicky streaming services?
How 'Harry Potter' Saved Young Adult Fiction
June 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Hang These Glorious Trans Activist Posters In Your Local Public Bathrooms
June 27th, 2017, 05:38 PM
An initiative called Arts Not Parts is fighting bigotry with beauty.
These Real, Magical Texts Are Straight Out Of 'Harry Potter'
June 26th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Fantastical beasts and herbs from "Harry Potter," and where to actually find them -- at the New York Academy of Medicine.
Broadway's '1984' Is Making Audience Members Puke, Faint And Fight
June 26th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"If this show is the most upsetting part of anyone’s day, they’re not reading the news headlines."
How Alan Rickman Got A Child Fighting Cancer Cast In 'Harry Potter'
June 26th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Sometimes magic actually happens.
Alexis Bledel Is Signed On For Season 2 Of 'The Handmaid’s Tale'
June 23rd, 2017, 05:38 PM
What does that mean for the future of the show?
11 New Podcasts To Refresh Your Summer Playlist
June 23rd, 2017, 05:38 PM
John Green's Next Novel Has A Release Date
June 22nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
This will be the first novel in six years (!!!) for the "Fault in Our Stars" author.
Theater Community Receives Death Threats Following 'Julius Caesar' Controversy
June 22nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Public Theater director's wife, as well as other Shakespeare companies around the country, have been targeted.
This Summer, NYC's Billboards Will Show Feminist Art Instead Of Ads
June 22nd, 2017, 05:38 PM
Here's How A Duke Professor Broke Down Wizard Genetics In 'Harry Potter'
June 21st, 2017, 05:38 PM
Is magic ability something one can inherit?
All Hail Bellatrix Lestrange, The 'Female Monster' 'Harry Potter' Needed
June 21st, 2017, 05:38 PM
Women like their villains powerful, rotten and complicated, too.
Meet The 'Nasty Stitches' Making Embroidery And Knitting Political
June 21st, 2017, 05:38 PM
'Practice Being Brave': How One Ballerina Learned To Dance Through Fear
June 20th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The New York City Ballet principal dancer believes that not trying is worse than failing. “What’s the worst that can happen, you fall on the floor?”
Art Of Iranian Immigrants Reveals The Creative Potential Of Inclusivity
June 20th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Brace Yourself For A 'Dracula' Revamp, From The Creators Of 'Sherlock'
June 20th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Here's hoping Benedict Cumberbatch will play the lead.
The Dangers Of Climate Change Are Real In This New Comic Anthology
June 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Five artists weigh in on their art and their activism.
Words From 'Harry Potter' Even Muggles Know And Love
June 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
How the wondrous vocabulary of "Harry Potter" became part of our everyday speech.
American Teenagers Are Using Slam Poetry To Make Sense Of Trump
June 19th, 2017, 05:38 PM
A First-Grader's Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met
June 16th, 2017, 05:38 PM
We Are Not Hysterical: 18 Strong Female Voices You Should Read
June 15th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Strand Book Store staff recommends reads by outspoken women.
Broadway Icon Patti LuPone Refuses To Perform For 'Motherf**ker' Trump
June 15th, 2017, 05:38 PM
What would LuPone do if our president showed up at her musical? Well...
Dobby Brings Generosity To The 'Harry Potter' Universe And Beyond
June 15th, 2017, 05:38 PM
An ode to the series' most tragic character.
After 46 Years, Yoko Ono Is Finally Credited For Co-Writing 'Imagine'
June 15th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Congratulations, Yoko. It's about time.
Did Bob Dylan Really Plagiarize SparkNotes In His Nobel Lecture?
June 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Maybe -- but more importantly, he was intellectually lazy.
Hear Janet Mock Read A Powerful Passage From Her New Memoir
June 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
It's from her new book, "Surpassing Certainty."
How A $165 Million Painting Is Funding Criminal Justice Reform
June 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Some Theories On What You Can Expect From 'Handmaid’s Tale' Season 2
June 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Meet Tracy K. Smith, America's New Poet Laureate
June 14th, 2017, 05:38 PM
“Her work travels the world and takes on its voices," says the standing Librarian of Congress who appointed Smith.
Roxane Gay Responds To Website's 'Cruel And Humiliating' Article
June 13th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"Shame on you."
100 Questions Every 'Harry Potter' Superfan Should Be Able To Answer
June 13th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Can you Stupefy this impossible 100-question quiz?
Roxane Gay Opens Up About Living ‘In This World In A Fat Body’ On 'Daily Show'
June 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The author’s new memoir, "Hunger," is out this week.
Artists Defend Shakespeare In The Park, Because Political Theater Matters
June 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"Such discussion is exactly the goal of our civically-engaged theater," The Public declared.
50 Years After The Loving Verdict, A Photo Essay Looks Back On Their Love
June 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Remembering the couple who brought down anti-miscegenation laws in 16 U.S. states.
Uproar Over Trumped-Up 'Julius Caesar' Ignores The Play's Actual Meaning
June 12th, 2017, 05:38 PM
Queen Bette Midler Finally Wins Her First Competitive Tony Award
June 11th, 2017, 05:38 PM
In a moment like this, no one plays Bette Midler off the stage.
Woman Uses 150 Unsolicited Dick Pics To Protest Online Harassment
June 9th, 2017, 05:38 PM
For Evanna Lynch, Life After Luna Lovegood Is A Different Kind Of Magic
June 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
"'Harry Potter' felt like my people. They were the kind of friends I wanted to have."
Read A Chapter Of Mark Twain’s Previously Unpublished Children’s Book
June 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
20 Of America's Greatest Frank Lloyd Wright Creations
June 8th, 2017, 05:38 PM
On his 150th birthday, a digital tour of the architect's best designs.
Artist Realizes Only Appropriate Use Of Trump Tweets Is Plant Food
June 7th, 2017, 05:38 PM
The more he tweets, the stronger an underground field of lavender becomes.