controversy

Film

sofia coppola defends the beguiled from backlash

“To treat slavery as a side-plot would be insulting.”
Georgie Wright
7.18.17
News

katy perry is now dealing with a koala controversy

Along with her pet dog Nugget Perry.
Alice Newell-Hanson
7.6.17
News

kendall and kylie jenner pull “insensitive” t-shirts following legal threats

The T-shirts, featuring the Jenners’ faces printed over music legends, were described by Notorious B.I.G.’s mother as “disrespectful, disgusting, and exploitation at its worst”.
Charlotte Gush
6.30.17
controversy

why it’s hard to wash away the shea moisture controversy

Featuring three white women, the black-owned company’s “break free from hair hate” commercial struck many in the black community as an insult.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.26.17
News

a timeline of the dana schutz emmett till painting controversy

A painting at the Whitney Biennial has sparked a fierce debate about race and cultural ownership.
Jo Rosenthal
3.27.17
Film

​ken loach matters more than ever

The veteran leftwing director is the filmmaker our age needs, whose progressive politics and magnificent films have been in the vanguard of our culture for 50 years.
Colin Crummy
10.29.16
News

miley's vma sequins cause intellectual property controversy

Di$count Universe 'distraught' over Miley wearing outfits resembling their work at the VMAs.
Briony Wright
9.2.15
Think Pieces

#freethenipple or #hidethenipple?

With a recent wave of activity in Iceland, #freethenipple is a vital movement with a powerful message. But what are the reasons we might want to cover up?
Courtney DeWitt
4.5.15
News

​karl speaks his mind on fur, fashion and the future

The designer, not known for keeping his opinions to himself, caused controversy when he spoke out in defence of the fur industry to The New York Times this week.
Tish Weinstock
3.5.15
Music

peek behind the scenes of sia's controversial video starring maddie ziegler and shia labeouf

Check out interviews with Maddie, Shia and Sia, and unseen footage of rehearsals.
Tish Weinstock
1.22.15
Music

we talk sia and shia labeouf with elastic hearts' dancing superstar maddie ziegler

On the day the behind the scenes video for Elastic Hearts is released, we catch up with the dancing QT.
Tish Weinstock
1.21.15