Trump really wants you to think he doesn’t know Whitaker
President Donald Trump keeps insisting he doesn’t know the man he seemingly hand-picked to take over the Justice Department. In a pair of tweets sent early Saturday morning from Paris, Trump claimed — again — that he had “no social contact” with Matthew Whitaker, his pick for acting attorney general following his Wednesday firing of…
The brutal mirror: what the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life
When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride. Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim for the bucket and keep your ass above your head like the shaman told…
The life, death, and rebirth of Jennifer’s Body, according to screenwriter Diablo Cody
Even as someone who more or less liked the cult horror film Jennifer’s Body when it came out back in 2009, I don’t know that I would have ever predicted the groundswell of support it’s received this year, when the critically derided movie has been reclaimed as a deeply feminist horror film, emblematic of the…
The Camp Fire is now the most destructive blaze in California history
The Camp Fire burning near Chico, California is now the single most destructive fire in state history. It’s one of several massive infernos that are again raging in the Golden State as late-season winds pick up speed and spread walls of flames. As of Saturday morning, a major fire is raging in the northern part…
I Got Goop’d: Inside Canada’s First In Goop Health Summit
Held in the ridiculously gorgeous Stanley Park Pavilion, the summit was part speaker series (guests included volleyball icon Gabrielle Reece and Dr. Alejandro Junger, endorser of coffee enemas and detox cleanses) and part spa day (there were yoga sessions, facial tutorials, and “breath work”). The breath work — so not my jam — involved panting to…