Like all of the other millennials who have continued to watch “The Daily Show” after the departure of Jon Stewart, I was introduced a couple of nights ago to the artist Christine and the Queens. Christine and the Queens is actually just one person, 27-year-old French performer Heloise Letissier, a self-identified pansexual and “half lady”. […]

I’m not going to say much about this collection, because I’m pretty sure most people have already heard of Valentino, even if you live in a pineapple under the sea. Obviously, none of these dresses are things I could ever wear in my real life, so instead I like to imagine myself as the queen […]

As the former director of a monthly first editions fiction bookclub and a current reader on the selection committee for one, I have been asked more than once just what literary fiction actually is. The stock answer that I generally give people is that it is character-driven fiction as opposed to fiction primarily driven by […]

A few weekends ago, I went to see Guillermo De Toro’s newest film “Crimson Peak” after some lengthy deliberation. I am one of the world’s biggest scaredy cats, so seeing a scary movie even in the safety and comfort of my home where I can mute the sound and turn on all the lights is […]