The Evolution of the ‘Messy Woman’

How the pop culture trope changed in the time between ‘Animals’ being published in 2014 and then adapted into a film this year.


'Broad City' Made It Respectable to Be a Reckless, Messy Queen

The show annihilated the negative stigmas about silly, freewheeling young women that were weaved into earlier staple shows.


Depictions of Mental Health On TV Have a Class Problem

While shows like 'Fleabag' successfully reckon with the psychological and existential crises facing young people today, they fail to acknowledge the financial one.


All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Young people with deposits still cannot buy homes, new research shows.


Watch Very Gay New Videos from The Internet, Troye Sivan, and Rita Ora

The videos for "Come Over", "Bloom" and "Girls" are extremely good (and extremely gay).


'How to Text Good,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

No matter how simple it may seem, sending the perfect text can take some serious thought.


How to Know If You Are a ‘Hipster Racist’

Take it from me, your black friend. I know the signs.


The Brand New Face of Cyberbullying

How we progressed from pass-agg Myspace bulletins to kids creating two Instagram profiles – one for their friends, another for their bullies.


The Female Genital Mutilation Scandal Tearing a Community Apart

A high-stakes criminal case is forcing a tight-knit Midwestern Muslim sect to reckon with its most dangerous practice.


What Do Parisian Schoolgirls Think About the Presidential Elections?

On Sunday, France votes in the first round of the presidential elections. I met with some girls who get to vote for the first time to talk about their options.


RIP ‘Girls’, a Show We Mostly Misunderstood

The characters in Lena Dunham's HBO series might have lacked self-awareness, but the show never did.


If You're Still Watching 'Girls' At Least You Got to Enjoy a New Robyn Track

"Honey" premiered on this week's episode of the show's final season.