Wednesday, June 26, 2019

How One Question Could Majorly Impact The 2020 Census Numbers

On Tuesday, April 23, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the inclusion of a question tracking the citizenship status of respondents to the 2020 census. The question, announced in March 2018 by the Census Bureau, has been a matter of personal interest for Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross since he assumed his post in the Trump administration.…

Ed Sheeran’s Upcoming Album Features An Impressive Roster Of Artists — Here’s Who Made...

Fans of Ed Sheeran have already been gifted with two tracks from his upcoming fourth studio album, No.6 Collaborations Project, set to drop on July 12. Among them is his single with Justin Bieber, titled "I Don't Care," as well as "Cross Me," a collaboration with Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock. But while it's…

Game of Thrones Power Rankings: Who’s Most Likely To Take The Iron Throne?

He may "know nothing," but the former Bastard of Winterfell lived through some harrowing situations to break through as a formidable force for good. Unfortunately for Jon, he's one of the stars of Game of Thrones, and all the do-goodery he's committed throughout the series probably means nothing now that the end is nigh. Then there's…

How The Bold Type’s Women-Powered Soundtrack Elevates The Show

What do Lizzo, Maggie Rogers, and Sigrid have in common? Aside from releasing breakout albums in 2019, each artist has had her music featured on the third season of Freeform's hit dramedy The Bold Type. Part juicy journalism drama, part Sex and the City-esque comedy, the series — which chronicles the lives of three besties…

Justin Bieber And Ed Sheeran Turn Social Anxiety Into A Breezy Bop With ‘I...

Rejoice, Beliebers! Justin Bieber's musical drought has ended, and we apparently have Ed Sheeran to thank for that. The two pop princes have reunited for "I Don't Care," a loved-up collaboration they've been relentlessly teasing for more than a week now. Thankfully, it was well worth the wait — this could be a strong Song…

Zachary Levi Is Hosting The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Every award show needs a hero — wait, we mean host. Every show needs a host. You know, someone to keep the metaphorical train running smoothly and on time, someone funny and charming who can crack a joke and save the day if things start to go off the rails. Hosting is an Herculean task, especially…

Nilüfer Yanya Is Ready To Become Miss Universe

When Nilüfer Yanya sings, her face stays steely. She holds a constellation of emotion in her brow as she delivers the big questions like, "Do you like pain?" Her hands, meanwhile, rhythmically widen and stretch, evolving into chord shapes that keep her songs grounded, yet aspirational. It's how each of the young London-based singer-songwriter’s tunes…

How LGBTQ+ Creators Are Making Representation Happen On Their Own Terms

“Where do you draw the line on what to relate to?” Lachlan Watson asked. By this point, they were deep into a discussion with actor Ian Alexander, comedian Sydnee Washington, influencer Stephon Mendoza, and moderator John Paul Brammer, managing editor of The Trevor Project. Everyone had come together to talk identity, representation, and Pride Month…

Lana Condor, Finn Wolfhard, And All The Can’t-Miss Looks At The 2019 Movie &...

The red carpet was full of silver, fur, lace, chains, and... a camera?

Halsey’s New Era Doesn’t Run Away From Her Past

By Deepa Lakshmin Halsey’s magic number is 17. It’s tattooed on her right knuckles in blue and black ink, a permanent reminder of her life before Hollywood. At age 17, she graduated high school, left home, and first started writing original music. Under the Tumblr handle se7enteenblack, she gained thousands of followers by freely sharing…
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Tierra Whack’s #WhackHistoryMonth Was About Growth And Bold Exploration

When It Dropped: February 26 How It Sounds: Heavy, like you need an antacid after scarfing down five cheeseburgers Standout Lines: "Whack, Whack, damn she killer / Why she got holes in her denim?" Like a cat tangled in a mess of yarn, Whack World's playfulness was its defining characteristic. "CLONES," meanwhile, is a zoo…

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