Documentaries that rethink decades-old scandals, like Amazon’s Lorena, are becoming routine. But when will we start extending public empathy in real time?

Scaachi Koul • 2 days ago

A decade after Lohan’s career first unraveled, she's attempting a comeback with Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club on MTV — but we’re still trying to understand exactly what went wrong.

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The price you have to pay for watching 90 Day Fiancé, seemingly, is that you have to admit to yourself that you’re a bad person who likes bad things.

Scaachi Koul • One month ago

I am usually energized by arguing, by getting aggressive, by putting a name or a face to an enemy, online or otherwise. Not this year.

Scaachi Koul • 2 months ago

The 1998 rom-com believed that the internet could be used for something beautiful.

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You can watch my journey into the world of teen fandom and social media influencers on BuzzFeed News’ Follow This series on Netflix.

Scaachi Koul • 4 months ago

In 2005, Neil Strauss’s The Game changed how we date. Now Mystery, the pickup artist featured in the book, is trying to disassociate from the toxic effects of the industry he helped launch. For more on the “manosphere,” watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.

Scaachi Koul • 5 months ago

Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari’s effortless returns highlight the double standard for women comics like Kathy Griffin and Samantha Bee, who are still apologizing for misdeeds far less severe.

Scaachi Koul • 5 months ago

I went to Whisperlodge, which is billed as IRL ASMR, and ended up immersed in a kind of intimacy I wasn’t ready for. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series "Follow This" on Netflix.

Scaachi Koul • 6 months ago

I’ve taken every milestone in my life so far as an opportunity to resent my body, so why stop now?

Scaachi Koul • 6 months ago

A 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman were killed. The shooter, identified as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, also died, officials said.

I want them to be together forever and I can't wait to watch them break up.

Scaachi Koul • 7 months ago

The organizers of The Rebel Live weren’t interested in having a conversation, but they seemed happy to hurl slurs and insults.

Scaachi Koul • 8 months ago

Samantha Bee’s real crime was hurling a lazy insult at someone who deserves a sharper critique.

Scaachi Koul • 8 months ago

Maybe I love watching the Bridezillas because I aspire to their level of demanding hysteria — I just can’t muster up the energy.

Scaachi Koul • 9 months ago

At the California College Republicans Convention this spring, a war was brewing between loud, unapologetic, Milo Yiannopoulos–endorsed activists and moderate, policy-focused nerds. Guess who won?

Scaachi Koul • 9 months ago

It’s rarely shocking to women when men do harm. What’s shocking is when they’re actually brought to justice.

Scaachi Koul • 10 months ago

Listening to Sufjan is a gentle reminder that some men are willing to be sad with you, instead of just being the reason you’re upset.

Scaachi Koul • 11 months ago

No reality show has been so devoid of sympathetic characters, so hostile toward the human watching experience, and yet so eminently watchable.

Scaachi Koul • One year ago