Jerry Seinfeld Essentially Uses “I Don’t Know Her” Defense About that Kesha Hug Refusal

It was the denial of affection heard ’round the world–or at least the few pockets of the globe that still pay attention to Jerry Seinfeld and Kesha (still reeling from her legal quagmire with Dr. Luke). In an exchange that personified awkwardness at David Lynch Foundation’s National Night of Laughter …

Gwyneth Paltrow Can’t Get the Goop Off of Her Now

From the very moment Goop was incepted by Gwyneth Paltrow in September of 2008, it was the most Gwyneth Paltrow thing she ever did. Steeped in pretension and nebulousness, Paltrow has recommended everything from conscious uncoupling (still worse than the Katy Perry/Orlando Bloom-coined “respectful, loving space“) to vaginal steaming. And …

We Have No Choice But To Hear You: Alanis Morissette Writes Broadway Musical Incarnation of Jagged Little Pill

Stop getting attached to the idea that any element of pop culture is sacred, least of all any album that helped you survive a trying time in your life. Even the very people that have created their own masterworks are willing to bastardize and/or taint them for the right price/venue. …

Sofia Coppola’s Milestone Win At Cannes Would Feel A Shade Less Tainted If It Weren’t For Two Major Factors

Without question, Sofia Coppola is a talented director. Her vision and influence pervades every film she touches. Even when those films are as decidedly blasé as Somewhere or The Bling Ring. And there is no mistaking her unique flair for cinematography and music choice. Indeed, the surefire way to know you’re …

Hailee Steinfeld Shuts Down the So-Called Compliment of Males Who Use the Cliche “You’re Not Like Most Girls”

As it gets to be less and less socially acceptable to pigeonhole women as any one thing–or as a “thing” at all–Hailee Steinfeld, who, in addition to setting a Thirteen Reasons Why-esque stage with her role in The Edge of Seventeen, also made that less and less common transition from …