Kiese Laymon Knows His New Memoir Is Raw. But It’s Not Trauma Porn.
With his new memoir, Heavy, the Southern writer cements his place in the canon of American literature.
Regina Hall Isn’t Going To Be Underrated Anymore
With a lead role in Support the Girls and a big year yet to come, the Girls Trip star’s moment has finally arrived.
I Tried To Keep Up With Black Survivalists Who Are Ready For Any Disaster
You can watch my journey into the world of black survivalists on BuzzFeed News' Follow This series on Netflix.
When You Don’t Know Who To Cheer For In The World Cup
Choose England. Or pick and choose according to a points system in which the rules are quite mad.
Why Are So Many Stars Rocking The Barefaced Look?
Effortlessness has become the greatest commodity a woman can own.
An Ode To Winston Bishop, The Lovable Weirdo Of "New Girl"
Once the writers figured Winston out, he was a delightfully weird and genuinely nuanced character.
Meet The Women Who Are Building A Better Romance Industry
A trio of black women at Kensington Publishing is challenging the old, predominantly white narratives of who gets to fall in love.
Tayari Jones Is Rewriting The Great American Novel
With her fourth novel, An American Marriage (and a little help from Oprah), Jones is arriving at the big moment she’s been waiting for.
Chris Evans Uses Nothing On His Beard, It's Just That Magnificent
OMG, Captain America thinks he's a dork! (and other things he told us on Thirst Aid Kit)
“Lovesick” Will Restore Your Faith In Romantic Comedies
A dash of Groundhog Day, a soupçon of High Fidelity, and lashings of human tenderness have made Lovesick this generation’s answer to the golden age of rom-coms. (Warning: Spoilers ahead!)
At Least We Still Have Jeff Goldblum
The actor’s specific alchemical charm was a balm for our woes this year.
If You Like Being Thirsty, Well, We’ve Got Some Good News
Thirst Aid Kit, a new podcast from Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, explores how pop culture shapes our desires.
Hey, Did You Hear About Thirst Aid Kit, BuzzFeed's New Podcast?
Giving you everything you need to lust out loud.
There’s An Elephant In Harvey Weinstein’s Hotel Room
Buried beneath the sickening story of Harvey Weinstein's abuse is another story — the problem of casting women by their fuckability — and who that leaves out.
This Janet Jackson Album Made Beyonce's Lemonade Possible
The release of The Velvet Rope twenty years ago helped paved the way for pop music that is both personal and political.
Black Farmers Grapple With An Uncertain Economy
Shifting market forces, immigration reform, and a lack of interest from younger generations mean that black farmers in the small town of Covert, Michigan, are at a crossroads.
Maria Sharapova's Rivalry With Serena Williams Is In Her Head
Sharapova's new memoir suggests that she still can't seem to accept the reality that her whiteness is not enough to compensate for her own failings.
Princess Diana Was The Opposite Of Everything Royals Represented
It’s easy to scoff at the cult of Diana. But the mourning in the wake of her death was as much about the senseless tragedy as it was about her, herself.