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why are we so bad at breaking up with people?

i-D explores the lack of authenticity and directness when it comes to dating and breaking up with people today.
Sara Radin

what's your side-hustle really costing you?

9 to 5 isn’t enough anymore: it’s 9 to 5 to midnight now. Anything less, and we start to feel an insidious sense of guilt.
Emily Reynolds
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the feminist comedians dismantling sexist ‘jokes’

From Hannah Gadsby to Ali Wong, a distinct wave of smart female comics are poking fun at the old guard of comedy and starting from scratch.
El Hunt

why we're all so obsessed with neon

In the era of 'fake news' and reality star presidents, neon is everywhere, allowing us to revel in the hyperreal.
Dane Scott
Think Pieces

are we pushing horror film actors too far?

Actors are putting their mental health at risk for movies that push the boundaries of fear.
Emily Kirkpatrick
think piece

the legacy of princess diana’s 'fuck you' fashion

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, and with the avalanche of commemorative documentaries and conspiracy theories, it’s vital we don’t overlook one of her most important legacies: her sense of style.
Anne T. Donahue
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our love for pop diva feuds is deeply sexist

From Cardi B vs. Nicki Minaj to Taylor Swift vs. Katy Perry – why do we love to watch women fight with each other?
André-Naquian Wheeler
think piece

the 'tired spongebob' meme captures our cultural exhaustion

Why is ‘Spongebob Squarepants’ so damn memeable?
André-Naquian Wheeler

march for our lives showed me why we should listen to the kids

“This march is not the end of anything, it’s the beginning of a revolution.”
Erica Euse
think piece

what can we learn from 'drag race all stars 3'?

Last night, Trixie Mattel snatched the 'All Stars 3' crown. But the season didn’t always snatch my proverbial wig.
Emily Manning

brands celebrate international women's day, but they're still oppressing women workers

As fashion brands cash in on the women’s day hype with feminist slogan T-shirts, ethical label founder Sophie Slater of Birdsong asks who made those clothes, and who is making the money?
Sophie Slater

in praise of justin bieber's all or nothing style

Writer Gemma Sieff has been told she resembles Justin Bieber. But most of all, she enjoys his unrestrained approach to getting dressed.
Gemma Sieff