How to Make Money in Hollywood: Don't Be a Woman Over 34
For male movie stars, earnings steadily rise until age 51, when things level off. For women, the peak comes 17 years earlier, and it's followed by a sudden drop.
'Godzilla' Might Be This Year's Most Realistic Movie
Sixteen years after a failed American iteration, Godzilla is back, and it's one of the most anticipated movies of the year. There's no superhero, it's not a sequel, and it's not part of a franchise, so what makes a movie about a monster destroying a city so resonant in 2014?
Taking From Hip-Hop and Giving to White Kids: Girl Talk's Music
The DJ, whose mixes of rap and pop music crossed some racial and ethical lines, is now making his own hip-hop.
Why We Should Care About the Origins of the Universe
If you look at it a certain way, any step closer to figuring out the world's beginnings is a step toward understanding ourselves.
How a 47-Year-Old's Album About His Own Mortality Became Cool
By turning a memoir into self-aware record, Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon, has managed to captivate the early-2014 music world.
What Does a Rock 'n' Roll Musician Look Like Today?
Ezra Furman released two albums last year, both to critical acclaim, but he's still not totally sure how he makes his money.
What Is Cool? Shia LaBeouf and the Almost Movie Star
Whatever Shia LaBeouf is, it's not cool. At least not yet.
What Is Cool? Lorde and the Trouble With Talented Teenagers
A 16-year-old from New Zealand might've just released the best pop album of the year. For some people, and for some reason, that's a problem.
What Is Cool? Gosling, Jake Johnson, and the Not-Dead Movie Star
Long live Ryan Gosling and Jake Johnson.
What Is Cool?: Kanye, Jay-Z, J. Cole, Killer Mike, and El-P
With the American rock star falling by the wayside, rappers have become the ultimate arbiters of cool. Some, though, do it better than others.