Scientology’s heartbreaking double standard.
Erica Jong and others discuss what women really want from Fifty Shades of Grey.
Frank Rich mourns the passing of Mayberry.
How to eat like your favorite authors.
Lady Gaga to make film debut in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills.
This interview with Alex Ross Perry is the bomb.
Stephen Holden banally covers this year’s Newfest, but is that some bizarro joint Eurythmics/Weather Girls reference at the start of paragraph three?
If you can afford to eat at the Hamptons, here’s the goop from Gwyneth Paltrow.
Our Olympic swimming team jumps on the shitty “Call Me Maybe” bandwagon:
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