Kardashian Kloset Catapults the Famous Family Into the Resale Industry

Today, in the ultimate closet purge, the Kardashian clan began selling lightly used and never worn outfits and accessories to fans. Starting at noon Eastern time today, visitors to KardashianKloset.com could pony up for some of the finery seen on the show as well as other personal items. Sold tags quickly popped up on a […]

What to Watch This Weekend In Theaters and On Demand, From ‘Joker’ to ‘Low Tide’

Pain and Glory —which refracts Almodóvar’s childhood memories back across his illustrious career—is one of the director’s most personal ventures, a sort of “autofiction” that places Antonio Banderas in the role of an aging, ailing Spanish director. But it’s surprisingly one of his more accessible films, too, and a generous one in its articulation of […]

Hong Kong’s Mask Ban Pits Anonymity Against the Surveillance State

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s decision Friday to ban face masks as a tool to fight the city’s escalating clashes between marchers and police sets a protest movement bent on anonymity against the most sophisticated surveillance state in the world. For Hong Kong’s anti-government protestors, who originally took to the streets four months ago […]

M. Night Shyamalan Says Apple TV+ Series ‘Servant’ Presented New Opportunities

M. Night Shyamalan said teaming up with Apple on his latest project, the 10-episode psychological thriller series Servant, was an attractive prospect due to a shared minimalist aesthetic with the company, as well as the chance to help define its soon-to-launch streaming service. Noting that viewers now consume content differently, the filmmaker known for horror […]

James Franco’s Ex-Students Sue, Alleging Sexual Exploitation

Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets. Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, former students at the actor’s now-closed Studio 4, said in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior […]

About Trump’s Executive Order on Medicare: Brainstorm Health

Good evening, readers. The Trump administration made a pretty significant move today on health care policy—President Trump issued an executive order on Medicare aiming to further privatize the public program, which covers some 60 million elderly and disabled Americans. To be clear, Medicare already contains a significant private component. More than 20 million beneficiaries (or […]

WeWork Execs Tell Employees That About 2,000 Layoffs Are Coming—and Soon

WeWork’s leaders told staff that job cuts are coming as soon as this month. In a meeting with employees Thursday, new co-chief executive officers Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham and co-founder Miguel McKelvey said that cost-cutting efforts would include layoffs, according to attendees. The cuts will be handled as “humanely” as possible, McKelvey and Minson […]

Sizing Up a Roster of Trump Impeachment Managers

They aren’t in charge right now. But within months, if not earlier, the House Judiciary Committee is likely to be at the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Several Judiciary members have long been agitating for impeachment, arguing for a robust congressional response to the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller. Then came revelations from […]