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Culture Jun 23
Big Baller Brand has more $495 shoes to sell

The family-owned company is ready to capitalize on Lonzo’s joining the Lakers.

Culture Jun 23
Rodrigo Duterte’s daughter is an irony-Instagram star

Sara Duterte, the mayor of Davao City, likes to post pictures of memes and guns.

Culture Jun 23
Everyone is stage diving

Raucous live shows are taking over rap, making fans expect more extreme performances.

Culture Jun 22
CoverGirl is very mad at Young Thug

The makeup brand didn’t appreciate the rapper’s play on its marketing language.

Culture Jun 22
What to do when a celebrity rips you off

Legal expert Julie Zerbo on how designers can protect themselves from copycats.

Culture Jun 22
Tom Perrotta on ‘The Leftovers,’ religion, and that dick scanner

Episode #95 of ‘Tomorrow with Joshua Topolsky’

Culture Jun 22
Chiropractors are bullshit

You shouldn’t trust them with your spine or any other part of your body.

Culture Jun 21
Major labels want to make money off Latin music

“Despacito” flew to the top of the charts and confirmed that there is an audience for Spanish-language releases.

Culture Jun 21
The YMCA is finally embracing “Y.M.C.A.”

The Australian branch of the organization has called on Boy George to record a cover of the song.

Culture Jun 21
Playboy wants to tell you what feminism is

Cooper Hefner mansplains women’s rights.

Culture Jun 20
How Fred Perry polos came to symbolize hate

The political history of Fred Perry, white supremacy’s favorite athleisure brand

Culture Jun 20
Billboard’s new chart rules mean labels can’t game the system

The equalizing effect will change the power of weekly playlists featuring various artists.

Culture Jun 19
Reality TV therapy is suspect as hell

So why is it allowed to air?

Culture Jun 19
The Slants just made things easier for The Redskins

The Supreme Court ruled that groups with potentially offensive names can trademark them.

Culture Jun 19
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop conference made me sick

A nauseating combination of hypochondria, rich white women, and lots and lots of liquid.

Culture Jun 16
Where luck comes from

A photo essay and playlist inspired by good and bad fortunes.

Culture Jun 16
Woman convicted of manslaughter for texting her boyfriend to kill himself

Michelle Carter will not have access to social media or texting until her sentencing, the judge said.

Culture Jun 16
The NCAA is ruining sports for everyone

The decision of two sisters known for basketball and music to leave UNLV is a wakeup call. Will the NCAA listen?

Culture Jun 15
NBC pulled an episode of ‘The Carmichael Show’ about a shooting

The show’s creator disagrees with the move.

Culture Jun 15
Do not co-sign XXXTentacion

SoundCloud has brought rap fans together in remarkable ways, but it’s also incubated some of the worst tendencies of mob mentality.