How Twilight Ushered in a New Dawn For Movie Soundtracks

Ten years since its release, we look back on the soundtrack that brought indie acts like Bon Iver and St Vincent to the mainstream.
Elizabeth Sankey

Is It Safe Yet to Admit I Liked the Twilight Movies?

Ten years later, as a straight dude, I’m making a confession I should have made way earlier.
Noel Ransome
Myth Understood

How Female Vampires Sucked the Patriarchy Out of Pop Culture

From 19th century Irish literature to "Buffy," the vampiress has been redefining "acceptable womanhood" for centuries.
Christobel Hastings
TV Week

How the Music Supervisor for ‘The O.C.’ and ‘Gossip Girl’ Changed the Game for Indie Rock

Grammy-nominated Alexandra Patsavas and her soundtracks for 'The O.C.,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' and more helped launch artists' careers and shaped the music taste of a generation.
Sean Neumann
Objectively Correct Lists

Songs to Listen to As Your Eyes Are Fried by the Eclipse

We'll see you on the dark side of the moon.
Phil Witmer
Jabbari Weekes

PETA Applauds Robert Pattinson for Refusing to Masturbate a Dog on Set

Last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" the actor claimed that the directors of his new film "Good Time" asked him to "basically [give] the dog a hand job.​"
Gabby Bess

'The Vampire Diaries' Made Bloodsuckers Great Again

Looking back on how the CW drama surpassed 'True Blood' and 'Twilight' to become the next great vampire series.
Alida Nugent

PREMIERE: Let Eerie's Weird, Wild Rock 'n' Roll Guide You Through the Darkness

Listen as members of Witch, Alaric, Twilight, and Draugar unite on a horror-obsessed, hard-rockin' new project.
Kim Kelly
Star Trek

The Forgotten Early History of Fanfiction

Before Fifty Shades of Grey, early fanfiction authors carved out their own little homes on the burgeoning internet.
Mark Hill

Fanger Bangers: The Female Kinksters Who Get Off on Vampires

For some women, their vampire fetishes are less about Edward Cullen and more about bloodsucking, fang BJs, and Vlad the Impaler.
Amber Roberts
Longreads Or Whatever

Neill Jameson of Krieg on Blake Judd, Nachtmystium, and the Sad Realities of Addiction

Collaborator and former friend talks firsthand about the drugs, lying, and theft that lead to the end of his association with Blake Judd.
Neill Jameson

Why Is There a Photo of R-Patz in the Cuban Revolution Museum?

The Cuban Revolution Museum in Havana, housed in the former presidential palace, is still pockmarked with numerous bullet holes and packed with propaganda lauding Castro's Communist regime. Strangely, there is also a large picture of Twilight</i...
Jack Losh