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The Comeback Kid

For the first time in years, Shiri Appleby is the star of her own show. But she’s working harder than ever to be behind the camera.

By Maria Elena Fernandez and Benedict Evans

Lots of Puking, But Empowered Puking

The Pitch Perfect writer and Girlboss showrunner sees her directorial debut, the teen sex comedy Blockers, as a feminist project of a certain stripe.

By Allison P. Davis

Where’s the Train Wreck?

The Recovering is a 534-page palimpsest of Jamison’s battle with alcoholism that doesn’t adhere to the typical recovery narrative structure.

By Ruth Shalit Barrett

Where’s the Train Wreck?

The Recovering is a 534-page palimpsest of Jamison’s battle with alcoholism that doesn’t adhere to the typical recovery narrative structure.

By Ruth Shalit Barrett

Life on Oyelowo Street

He’s tackled roles from MLK to Othello. But with Gringo, he’s ready to make you laugh.

By Joy Press

Like Warhol But for 2018

Is the viral star and pop singer enacting a meta-commentary on fame? Or does she simply want to be famous?

By Allison P. Davis

Mary J. Blige Sees Herself Anew

“I learned that I’m a powerful woman because I don’t have to say much to be heard,” says the R&B star and double Oscar nominee.

By Carl Swanson

Mary J. Blige Sees Herself Anew

“I learned that I’m a powerful woman because I don’t have to say much to be heard,” says the R&B star and double Oscar nominee.

By Carl Swanson

Barbara Kruger Forever

The essential artist talks Ikea, Trump, hypebeasts, sex, and power.

By Kat Stoeffel

The Hangover Cure

After a sudden and not entirely welcome rise to fame, the comedian has found his place with the deliciously absurd quasi-sitcom Baskets.

By David Marchese

‘We Create the Culture’

The Emmy winner simply tells the stories that she knows best. The difference is that, suddenly, everyone wants to listen.

By Allison P. Davis

‘We Create the Culture’

The Emmy winner simply tells the stories that she knows best. The difference is that, suddenly, everyone wants to listen.

By Allison P. Davis