Inside The World Of Teenagers With Millions Of Followers
You can watch my journey into the world of teen fandom and social media influencers on BuzzFeed News’ Follow This series on Netflix.
Pickup Artists Are Still A Thing. And They Want You To Know They’ve Evolved.
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.
Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, And Sexist Double Standards
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.
I Love ASMR In Videos, But I Hated It In Real Life
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.
I Shouldn’t Have To Lose Weight For My Wedding. So Why Do I Feel Like A Failure?
I’ve taken every milestone in my life so far as an opportunity to resent my body, so why stop now?
Police Say 2 People Died And 13 Others Were Injured In A Shooting In Downtown Toronto
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.
Ariana Grande And Pete Davidson Have No Chill And I Love It
I want them to be together forever and I can't wait to watch them break up.
I Went To A Conference Full Of Conservatives Who Hated My Guts — And Told Me So
The organizers of The Rebel Live weren’t interested in having a conversation, but they seemed happy to hurl slurs and insults.
Why Calling Ivanka Trump A “Feckless Cunt” Misses The Mark
Samantha Bee’s real crime was hurling a lazy insult at someone who deserves a sharper critique.
Area Of Expertise: "Bridezillas"
Maybe I love watching the Bridezillas because I aspire to their level of demanding hysteria — I just can’t muster up the energy.
Meet The New California Counterculture: College Republicans
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?
Bill Cosby’s Conviction Shocked Me Because I’ve Learned To Expect The Worst
It’s rarely shocking to women when men do harm. What’s shocking is when they’re actually brought to justice.
The Sexy Sadness Of Sufjan Stevens
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.
“Vanderpump Rules” Is The Worst Show On TV That You Should Be Watching
No reality show has been so devoid of sympathetic characters, so hostile toward the human watching experience, and yet so eminently watchable.
“The Boss Baby” Is Good And You’re All Wrong
While you’re all getting mad about The Boss Baby’s Oscar nomination, I’m going to go watch it for the sixth time and live my best life.
A Canadian Poet Who Appeared On A "Shitty Media Men" List Is Out Of His Job
Multiple sources tell BuzzFeed News that Coach House Books put its poetry program on hiatus after accusations were leveled at one of its editors.
“America’s Next Top Model” Is A Prisoner Of Its Own Premise
The reality TV show is positioning itself as a leading force in changing social norms, but it's still rooted in a toxic industry that promotes the exact opposite.
Even When He Loses, Logan Paul Wins
The uproar over Paul’s “Suicide Forest” video highlights the way YouTube has become its own kind of lawless high school community, where being popular is the priority at any cost.
Saying You’re Sorry Isn’t Enough Anymore
Maybe the reason the recent wave of apology tours feels so exhausting is because giving forgiveness takes more effort than asking for it.