Gay Man Wants To Raise $150,000 for Bakery Bigots Just To Be Nice

If any piece of writing was tailored for the Washington Post's "Post Everything" section, surely it's the short essay from Evangelicals for Marriage Equality board member Matt Stolhandske titled "I'm a gay rights activist. I want to give $150,000 to someone who opposes gay marriage." » 10/21/14 10:45am Yesterday 10:45am

The Comeback Is Back: Season 2's First Extended Trailer

The upcoming season of The Comeback will dive further into the wormhole of meta-television as an HBO show about an HBO show. Per this first extended look at the second season of the brilliant Lisa Kudrow/Michael Patrick King faux reality series, Kudrow's Valerie Cherish is cast in an HBO series called Seeing Red,… » 10/20/14 11:55am Monday 11:55am

Could Somebody Get Aretha Franklin a Working Earpiece?

This morning, the Queen of Soul/Surly Auntie of Pop Culture, Aretha Franklin, was beamed via satellite into a dozen or so different local and cable morning shows in a junket to promote her upcoming Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics album (featuring her divisive cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep"). As… » 10/17/14 1:35pm Friday 1:35pm

"Popularity Is the Slutty Little Cousin of Prestige": Birdman

"I don't know what I'm saying. My face is melting off. I didn't even answer anything, I just said a bunch of words," admitted Emma Stone on Monday night, sitting on a panel with three of her Birdman co-stars after a screening of their film, as part of the 92nd St. Y's Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf series. Those… » 10/17/14 10:07am Friday 10:07am

Insane Bath & Bodyworks Candle Rant Gets the Reenactment It Deserves

An almost two-year-old rant detailing one woman's failed attempt to procure Winter Candy Apple and Iced Ginger Bread candles from Bath & Bodyworks by YouTuber Az4Angela recently went viral (here's a Tumblr devoted to it). I understand that description is not exactly sexy but Az4Angela's whipping of herself into a… » 10/15/14 6:07pm 10/15/14 6:07pm

Dear White People, Go See This Movie

Imagine a world in which humorous, sharp conversations about race and identity could be had where multiple perspectives are represented—and many of the participants make good points. » 10/15/14 3:33pm 10/15/14 3:33pm

Can Art Serve the Masses With Integrity? A Conversation with Caribou

Dan Snaith's most recent album as Caribou, Our Love, spans genres from house to prog ballads, all with a pointed sense of warmth. It's among the year's very best releases. The Canadian producer/singer recently told me by phone that the album was intended to give back to those who'd strongly responded to his last… » 10/14/14 3:15pm 10/14/14 3:15pm