Hilary Pollack

Deputy Editor, Culture


quesadilla enthusiast


This Green Mac 'n' Cheese Is Depression Food Done Right

Tired of cooking, but still got enough will to live to boil some pasta? Make this.
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This Is the Best Banana Bread Recipe in the World, and I Will Explain Why

You don't need a sourdough starter. You just need some old bananas and a bunch of stuff you probably already have in your pantry.
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The Gossip-Packed Groupie Memoir 'Dirty Rocker Boys' Is Juicier Than the Tabloids

If you want to know what it was like to be dumped for Pamela Anderson or give 19-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio a blowjob, here's the book for you.
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music news

Coachella Will Likely Be Postponed Until October

Officials are in the final stages of deciding what to do about the festival amid concerns about coronavirus, according to Billboard.
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New music

David Hasselhoff Is About to Become a Post-Punk Icon

The former 'Baywatch' star's new album features covers of the Jesus and Mary Chain and Echo and the Bunnymen, as well as members of Ministry and the Cars.
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Music In Memoriam

What We Lost When We Lost Daniel Johnston

The songwriter brought outsider sensibilities into his music, childlike weirdness into his art, and an earnestness that we desperately needed into the world at large.
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Céline Dion Is Our Patron Saint of Being Weird as Hell and Loving Yourself Anyway

Céline is so much more than just the Titanic Song Lady. She's a freak like us.
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How a Creepy Red Wine Called The Prisoner Became Napa Valley's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

The 18-year-old cult wine brand's new tasting room has vibrating skeletons, bondage pottery, and some pretty damn good wine, too.
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not an ad

Blueberry Morning Is Self-Care You Can Eat for Breakfast

The edge: gone. The mood: lifted.
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Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
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best before

I Bought a Vintage Banana Cookbook and Accidentally Opened a Sarcophagus of Horrors

There was once a universe where people thought bananas, boiled ham, mustard, and Velveeta should all be in the same dish.
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Red Delicious Apples Can Rot In Hell

They've finally been dethroned as the nation's top-selling apple, because they're trash.
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