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Ashley Fetters

  1. science of us
    The Strict, Subtle Rules of a Hey Ladies! EmailAnalyzing the unspoken subtext of the bridal party group email.
  2. everything guide
    The Psychology Behind Why We Like Long, Dark EyelashesA cultural, biological, cosmetic mystery.
  3. The Story Behind Disobedience, One of This Year’s Sexiest MoviesHow Sebastián Lelio, Rachel Weisz, and Rachel McAdams adapted Naomi Alderman’s novel — and crafted that mesmerizingly climactic sex scene.
  4. Ellen Burstyn Thinks #MeToo Is ‘The Beginning of the Crumble of the Patriarchy’The 85-year-old star of House of Tomorrow talks about her new film, her favorite roles, and the breakthroughs she’s finally seeing in the industry.
  5. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: The Sliding Doors in Sliding DoorsSliding Doors is a perfectly light, frothy rom-com that shoves you down into a bottomless funk of self-doubt right after the credits.
  6. science of us
    The Temptation of Over-Corrective Post-Breakup RulesIt’s in our nature to seek out patterns that protect us from uncertainty and blame.
  7. 9 Ways Annihilation the Movie Differs from Annihilation the BookAlex Garland added new creatures, new tech, and more to his interpretation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel.
  8. 20 Years Later, Spice World Is … Weirdly RelevantFor all its failings as a 1998 feminist film, it inadvertently kinda works as a 2018 one.
  9. science of us
    What Loneliness Does to the Human BodyThe feeling takes a physical toll.
  10. Behind Nicole Kidman, Sam Rockwell, and Ewan McGregor’s Award-Winning AccentsMeet the woman who’s helped Kidman, Naomi Watts, Oprah, Colin Firth, and more to convincingly mimic accents unlike their own.
  11. it's complicated
    The Worst Part of Dating an Older Guy Is His Texting HabitsThe difference in how we use our phones makes a small age gap feel much wider.
  12. documentaries
    Lance Armstrong Thought About Himself Watching Icarus, the Doping Documentary“I can relate. I certainly can relate to them.”
  13. science of us
    The Crown Proves That Second Place Is More FunPrincess Margaret, Prince Philip, and the freewheeling life of being second in command.
  14. science of us
    The Anxiety of Waiting to Be Laid Off’Tis the season.
  15. 2017, the Year Pop Culture’s Darkest Thought Experiments Came to Life“What if someone wildly underqualified got elected president?” “Is it possible to separate the art from the artist?”
  16. How to Turn Margot Robbie Into Tonya HardingTales from the set of I, Tonya include beer-soaked wigs, figure skaters in fat suits, and 96 separate costume changes.