Why Le Chateau closing cuts so deep

Like so many heritage brands before it, Le Chateau failed to save itself in what feels like the most obvious way.

3 drag queens on early influences and their journeys to the stage

Yvie Oddly, Yovska and Kendall Gender open their proverbial time capsules and share the influences and experiences central to their careers in drag.

Bring It On doesn’t hold up—until the Clovers show up

An analysis of the iconic cheerleading film's highs and lows, 20 years after its release.

What is #FreeBritney?

The fan led movement to “free” Britney Spears from her conservatorship, explained.

An ode to Showgirls, the best movie of the ’90s

Critics weren’t ready in 1995, but that was neither here nor there to a couple of burgeoning pre-teens who wanted into the world of NC-17. 25 years later, we unite in gloriously campy adoration of Nomi Malone.

Laura McLaws Helms

A fashion and culture historian with a penchant for seventies glam rock lets us inside her Brooklyn abode.

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