Category: Culture

Barack Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley for Official Presidential Portrait

Barack and Michelle Obama selected the artists who will paint their portraits for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the museum announced Friday. According to the National Portrait Gallery‘s website, the former president tapped renowned New York-based…

Rose McGowan Takes On Hollywood: A Timeline

For nearly a week, Rose McGowan has been vocal in support of the rising number of women revealing allegations of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault, harassment, and misconduct. Just after midnight EST on Thursday, McGowan, 44,…

Inside California’s Scramble Toward Legal Weed

When Alex Zafrin and Rekka Nicholson decided to make marijuana-infused ice cream, they started off small. They bought a small, $30-something ice cream maker and began experimenting with processes and flavors at home. While they’d…

Flashback: Nancy Spungen Found Dead at Chelsea Hotel

In 1975, a 17-year-old Philly girl named Nancy Spungen dropped out of the University of Colorado and moved to New York City. She pushed her way in with the emerging punk crowd – meeting seminal…

Rose McGowan’s Temporary Twitter Suspension Explained

Rose McGowan was temporarily suspended from Twitter after including someone’s private information in a post meant to highlight her troubled history with Harvey Weinstein, his brother Bob and top brass at The Weinstein Company, The Washington…