Essays

Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.14.19
Essays

Vampire Weekend's New Album Is All Over the Place, In the Best Way

The newly minted trio took six years to follow-up a No. 1 record and a Grammy. 'Father of the Bride' is shaggy, psychedelic, and wonderfully strange.
Alex Swhear
5.2.19
Essays

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.
Francisco Garcia
4.30.19
Essays

DaBaby Makes the Funniest Videos in Rap

His major label debut 'Baby on Baby' features bars that might make you chuckle, but he really shines on screen as a goofy absurdist.
Will Schube
4.11.19
Essays

Carly Rae Jepsen Is Benjamin Button-ing Through Life in Her Videos

Over the past decade, the Canadian pop star has gone from 'adulting,' to crafting her own bright, childlike cinematic universe.
Nathan Ma
4.10.19
education

I Write Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these "tutors".
Stephen K Hirst
4.6.19
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Forth Wanderers' Ava Trilling on Touring with Panic Disorder

"Every time I would tell people about the tour I was told how great an opportunity it was. This was encouraging, but I couldn’t help but feel guilty – this great opportunity only brought me dread."
Ava Trilling
3.12.19
Essays

How Alison Mosshart's Onstage Prowl Changed Music

Eleven years after the release of The Kills' 'Midnight Boom,' Mosshart's ferocious fearlessness is something the indie rock still desperately needs.
Sarah MacDonald
3.7.19
Essays

Solange’s New Album is a Homecoming Like No Other

'When I Get Home' is an intimate exploration of her Houston roots and black heritage.
Kristin Corry
3.5.19
Essays

'Leaving Neverland' Is a Reckoning for Michael Jackson Fans

The documentary which airs in the UK on 6 and 7 March asks viewers to bear witness to the allegations of abuse against the late pop star.
Ann-Derrick Gaillot
3.5.19
Music

What Getting Taylor Swift "In Her Own Words" Really Means

As magazines reinvent the format of the celebrity profile, they spark questions about how much truth their audience is actually getting from today's biggest artists.
Kate Dries
3.1.19
Essays

My Friend Was a Rising Comic. Then He Was Charged with Child Pornography

On betrayal, rage and searching for answers.
Graham Isador
2.21.19
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