Culture Interviews

The Rising Star Who's Defying Hollywood Sizeism
Singer and actress Bridget Everett talks with her Patti Cake$ costar Danielle Macdonald.
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Music Monday: Moor Mother's Camae Ayewa
Moor Mother's Camae Ayewa on time travel, performance art, and poetry.
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Music Monday: Jessica Lea Mayfield
We premiere her new song "Offa My Hands."
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The Future of Black Travel
An interview with Zim Ugochukwu, the founder of Travel Noire.
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Tori Amos Is Celebrating Being Human
The singer-songwriter on Boys For Pele, and the rest of her confrontational, compassionate body of work.
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The Alternate Universe of Midnight Sister
Juliana Giraffe talks Midnight Sister's debut album, prophesies, and being in mime school. Plus, watch their new video "Clown."
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Lili Taylor and Janeane Garofalo Are Our Perma-Crushes
The Gen-X icons on their career trajectories, returning to their 20s, and costarring in Marvin's Room on Broadway.
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Playwright Paula Vogel on the Myth of Angry Feminism
How a desire to change the world comes from a place of love, not rage.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Kris Jenner," Episode 10
This week's guest is Kris Jenner.
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Chris Kraus: Beyond "I Love Dick"
The I Love Dick writer talks about her new biography of Kathy Acker and more.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Crissle West," Episode 9
This week's guest is The Read's Crissle West.
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The B-Girls: The Greatest Band That Never Was
The B-Girls opened for The Clash, and counted Debbie Harry as a fan — so how come they didn't make it?
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Lorraine O'Grady: From Bureaucrat to Rock Critic to World-Renowned Artist
An interview with the category-defying artist and writer.
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Music Monday: Briana Marela on the Many Truths of Love
The singer-songwriter opens up about her new record Call It Love. Plus, we premiere the song "Feel What I Feel."
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The Lenny Imprint's Jenny Zhang Is on a Weird Journey All Her Own
Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner, and author Jenny Zhang on Sour Heart, the debut book on the Lenny imprint.
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Music Monday: This Is the Kit Is Redefining Folk Music
An interview with Kate Stables, the Paris-based folk musician, on her band's latest and most spacious album.
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Shakina Nayfack on the Radical Act of Being a Trans Woman in Love
The Difficult People actress on her groundbreaking role, shaving her head, and subversive assimilation.
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When Lena Dunham Met Patsy and Eddy
Lena Dunham interviews Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, the heroines of Absolutely Fabulous.
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This Documentary Tells the Untold, Unjust Story of Would-Be Honor Killing Victims
The Jordanian-Spanish filmmaker Widad Shafakoj opens up about the marginalized women who inspired her film If You Meant to Kill Me.
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Music Monday: Hear Amy Shark's Addicting New Remix
An interview with the Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark. Plus, we premiere a remix of her hit song "Adore."
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