Tag: Culture

The 50 Funniest People Right Now

As Steve Martin used to warn, comedy is not pretty. And in these fractious times, the power of laughter matters more than ever. We focused on the “now” – some of our all-time favorites aren’t…

‘Rap on Trial’: Why Lyrics Should Be Off-Limits

On the afternoon of March 16th, 2017, aspiring rapper Anthony Murillo stood to hear the jury’s verdict – the culmination of a weeklong trial in which prosecutors argued that he had used a rap song…

5 Festivals That Ended in Disaster

Last weekend’s calamitous Fyre Festival raised the bar for festival failures, from the sweaty cheese and limp salads that were apparently passed off as meals to the This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 5 Festivals…

5 Most WTF Moments from 2017 Met Gala

Another year, another first Monday of May has come and gone with the annual Met Gala. 2017’s fete was a tribute to Rei Kawakubo and her daring designs for Tokyo-based line Comme Des Garçons, now…