is the media helping us foster more empathy for addicts?
Films like 'Beautiful Boy' and 'A Star Is Born' illustrate a level of compassion for those suffering from addiction, while also underscoring what’s still lacking from current media portrayals.
breaking out of the social media echo chamber
Do we have a responsibility to look more closely at the media hubs we dismiss as toxic?
gigi hadid forced to fight off man who grabbed her at milan fashion week
Video has emerged of Gigi being picked up with both arms by serial asshole Vitalii Sediuk in the street as she was leaving the Max Mara show.
queering the blockbusters: the case for giving captain america a boyfriend
The introduction of a queer character to the superhero movie canon wouldn’t just be a win for diversity, it could also dispel deeply held and damaging stereotypes that haunt mainstream media.
lilly wachowski encourages viewers to reconsider 'the matrix' through the lens of transness
In her first public appearance since coming out as a trans woman, the writer and director called recent efforts to revisit her films through the prism of gender ‘cool,’ after giving a sarcastic nod to the British tabloid that threatened to publicly out...
why doesn’t australia have our own lena, tavi or mindy?
In the search for our own Gen-Y mouthpiece, it becomes clear that our culture doesn’t make heroes of young women, it cuts them down.
caroline goldfarb is building an empire out of glitter and a love for z-list celebrities
“When I hear Tori Spelling, my brain goes into the space where it’s like, ‘That’s important! Write this down!’”
iggy azalea shames media for made up “beef” between her and britney
The pop star calls out misogynist media outlets who pin two women against each other in fabricated feuds so that they can get some hits.
the blog-ification of magazines
Have old-school fashion magazines taken the lessons learned from bloggers and beaten them at their own game?
why young artists are returning to drawing in the digital age
At the big museum shows opening alongside Frieze this year, you’d struggle to find much evidence of one of art’s most unsung and low-key practices – drawing. But look a little deeper and you’ll find young artists are experimenting with it in innovative...