Mattie Kahn

Contributor

for karley sciortino, 'slut' isn’t a four-letter word

The uncensored sex writer's Viceland TV show, 'Slutever,' arrives during a defining cultural moment.
Mattie Kahn
1.22.18
Music

samantha urbani makes pop music for the broken but hopeful

Her new EP, "Policies of Power," turns bleakness into resolve via powerful 90s pop rhythms.
Mattie Kahn
11.1.17
Culture

meet the wigmaster behind the best netflix shows and cindy sherman's art

Amanda Miller tells stories one wig at a time.
Mattie Kahn
8.22.17
Culture

kyemah mcentyre's journey from viral prom star to visionary designer

The rising designer has a love/hate relationship with social media, which makes her all the more relatable.
Mattie Kahn
6.29.17
Culture

artist leanne shapton loves butter so much she built it a monument

How the beloved artist and writer ended up creating an ode to butter for a Toronto storefront.
Mattie Kahn
12.12.16
Think Pieces

stop texting and pick up the phone; it will make you happier

Snapchat and Instagram Stories can never replace the delicious sound of your friend's voice in your ear.
Mattie Kahn
11.14.16
Culture

for 'transparent' writer our lady j, writing is therapy

The show’s first trans writer is ready for change to come to Hollywood. But not to Jill Soloway, who’s perfect just the way she is.
Mattie Kahn
9.22.16
Think Pieces

why snapchat is the techno-social expression of the female gaze

Is an ephemeral platform known for silly selfies and kawaii filters capable of helping women reclaim their powers of expression?
Mattie Kahn
8.26.16