Dane Maximov

Culture

céline dion has been breaking the gender binary since 1991

Our investigation proves Céline was an advocate for gender-fluidity long before she broke into a maternity ward.
Dane Maximov
11.19.18
Music

how lana del rey made her life a work of art

Seven years after the summer of 'Video Games,' Lana no longer cares if you think she's faking it.
Dane Maximov
9.13.18
Culture

instagram is the only dating app we're all using

Instagram publicizes our private moments and makes our relationships "official." It's shaping how we love even if we think it doesn’t.
Dane Maximov
8.30.18
Culture

the most exciting book of 2018 is about a girl sleeping for a year

Ottessa Moshfegh's 'My Year of Rest and Relaxation' puts a darkly comedic spin on our self-care obsession.
Dane Maximov
8.14.18
Culture

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 Maximov
8.2.18
Film

the radical, queer masculinity in gregg araki's dark coming of age films

From 'Mysterious Skin' to 'The Doom Generation,' the filmmaker has continually crafted subversive male characters.
Dane Maximov
7.6.18
love week

what is first love, and why are we all obsessed with it?

The obsession goes all the way from Ovid to 'Call By Your Name.'
Dane Maximov
5.30.18
Culture

@sosadtody wrote a feminist romance novel about merman sex

Melissa Broder has established a fervent cult of young readers through her frank writing and tweets about depression and womanhood.
Dane Maximov
5.29.18
Culture

the rise of finstas shows we're all being fake online

Teens share how the explosive trend of fake Instagram accounts plays into our generation’s social media anxieties.
Dane Maximov
4.18.18