This Year’s Winter Jewelry Trends Are Big, Bold Takes on Timeless Classics

The rules of style often dictate restraint, but based on the winter 2022 fashion trends, there were no such inhibitions. Even the jewelry at the fall/winter 2022 fashion shows went toe-to-toe with blocky shoulder pads, oversized jackets, sparkly tops, clashing prints, and blinding neon fabrics, almost out-competing the clothes for attention. But the metals and […]

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In the Merciless Blonde, How Much of This Marilyn Monroe Is Real?

Spoilers below. Imitation, a flattery, should not always be met with ire. Sometimes mimicry is powerful, even transcendent; this is occasionally the case with Ana de Armas’ performance as Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik’s much-derided new film, Blonde. But it is in this power that a certain responsibility resides in the hands of the imitator—and, […]

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Demi Lovato Recalls First Using Opiates At Age 13 Following Car Accident

By Brent Furdyk. 2 hours ago Demi Lovato is looking back to her teenage years and her experimentation with drug use. During a recent appearance on the “Call Her Daddy” podcast, Lovato recalled how young she was when she began taking drugs. “I started experimenting for the first time when I was 12, or 13,” […]

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The frenetic thrills of the Safdie Brothers’ second feature

The Safdie Brothers have an affection for losers. From repeat offenders to heroin junkies to degenerate gamblers, their preferred kind seems to be those who are inexorably addicted to trouble; ticking time bombs who get roped into chaotic spirals of self-obliteration over and over again. Having built off a successful career out of spiking the […]

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Bodies, Bodies, Bodies Will Make You Question Your Closest Friends

The best scary movies hold up a mirror to society—perhaps that explains why Bodies, Bodies, Bodies, the latest cool-kid horror film from A24, has become an immediate sensation. Set at a palatial country house amid a coming storm, the satirical film follows a group of vicious, privileged 20-somethings who converge at their friend David’s (a […]

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Could ‘Party Drugs’ Fix a National Mental Health Crisis?

LSD lovers are an organized bunch. I’m seated among dozens of them at Neuehouse, a members club in Midtown Manhattan, and though their Tibetan grounding bracelets click and clack, the group itself is relatively quiet, save a woman behind me recounting her most recent trip. “I did it with a healer,” she recounts to a […]

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