POP CULTURE

Culture

are all celebrity romances fake? exploring the "showmance" theory

Type “Shawn Mendes Camila Cabello” into Twitter, and all anybody seems to cry is “fake news”.
Philippa Snow
8.14.19
Fashion

when did straight men stop wearing crop tops?

In the 80s and 90s, straight men from Will Smith to Mark Wahlberg were baring their midriffs in crop tops. So what changed?
Tom George
8.12.19
Culture

that time that lindsay lohan dressed up as sharon tate on charles manson’s birthday

It was a moment that may have outdone Tarantino's new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, in tastelessness, and we've had four years to consider why it happened...
Philippa Snow
8.8.19
Culture

what it’s like to run the world’s biggest stan accounts

Teenagers are running some of the most-followed pop accounts online. Here’s how they do it.
Douglas Greenwood
7.31.19
News

what we know about k-stew’s bisexual coming-of-age movie

She spilled some more juicy details on her directorial debut in her Vanity Fair cover story
Douglas Greenwood
7.31.19
Culture

a playlist of all those songs you keep hearing in viral tiktoks

You’re welcome.
Roisin Lanigan
7.30.19
Culture

a brief history of ridiculous disguises worn by celebrities escaping paparazzi

Unravelling a famous person's desire to hide – but the inescapable need to still be seen.
Philippa Snow
7.29.19
Beauty

how tiktok is changing beauty standards for gen z

The influencer is dead. The E-Girl is ready to ascend in her place.
Roisin Lanigan
7.23.19
Culture

naomi campbell’s forgotten 90s novel is an unintentional comic gem

For the latest instalment of TMZ Theory, Philippa Snow does a deep-dive into 'Swan'.
Philippa Snow
6.26.19
News

the final stranger things trailer is so damn scary

Honestly, it looks like a mix between ‘Godzilla’ and ‘It’.
Alim Kheraj
6.21.19
Culture

paris hilton is the greatest performance artist of our time

For the inaugural edition of Philippa Snow’s brand new column, TMZ Theory, she explores Paris's life as artistic performance, and examines the similarities between her and the singer/internet artist Naomi Elizabeth, who has perfected a pop bimbo persona.
Philippa Snow
5.16.19
Opinion

why can’t pop culture portray the period?

It's a vitally important narrative to normalize.
Laura Winnick
11.22.18
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