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Empowering the Black Female Body in a World That Denies It

The artist Carrie Mae Weems once asked Mickalene Thomas about the difference between the male gaze and the female gaze. Do women objectify their …

Facebook is annihilating your self-esteem, and you’re not alone

The dopamine high of a notification is never enough. Research ties the social media site to depression and anxiety<p>Last month, I reactivated my old Facebook account for 15 minutes before realizing I’d made a terrible mistake.<p>I deleted my profile last year because I didn’t like the person I was when …

American Hero Is a Gritty Alternative to the Marvel Superhero Genre

Not all heroes wear spandex.<p>“For me,” director <b>Nick Love</b> says, of his new movie, <i>American Hero</i>, it was about taking everything that wouldn’t usually be in a superhero movie and putting it in this film.”<p>To wit: <b>Stephen Dorff</b> plays Melvin, a hard-partying, drug-addled criminal who also happens to have …

New Orleans

Why The Rock Deserves His ‘Muscle & Fitness’ Man Of The Century Title

We may only be 15 years into the 2000s, but <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> magazine has decided to call it and declare Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson <i>Man of the Century</i>. This may seem like some pretty egregious gun-jumping (personally, I’m reserving Man of the Century for the guy who gives us safe, commercially …

15 things I learned about Islam and British values as a gay boy living opposite a mosque

1. No mosque has enough parking and Muslim men love to complain about it. I don’t care how young or trendy they are; within seconds they will be …

Religion

In Defense Of Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor, Who's Already The Best Part Of 'Batman V Superman'

If you're a DC Comics fan, then the latest trailer for "Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice" probably had the same effect on you as kryptonite does on …

‘Batman v Superman’ v ‘Captain America’ – Trailer Digital Tracking – Variety

The second trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” debuted on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Wednesday night to much fan excitement, but not quite as …

Comic Books

Paraag Marathe Reportedly Reassigned as 49ers President: Details and Reaction

A disastrous season for the San Francisco 49ers took another turn Thursday when president Paraag Marathe was reportedly reassigned during his second season holding the position.<p>Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reported Marathe was reassigned but will still be the “cap guy and lead contract …

Football (U.S.)

Meet All of Hollywood's Future Women Superheroes

Who we'd like to see in the upcoming Captain Marvel movie and more who should come along<p>Who we'd like to see in the upcoming Captain Marvel movie—and more who should come along

A Definitive List Of The Badass Queer Women You Crushed On In 2015

Not girl crush, like, full-on crush crush. *swoon*

The Single-Shot Film 'Victoria' Reflects Our Technological Zeitgeist

<i>Victoria</i> is a genre movie told in real time in a single steady, unbroken scene. It's taut, at times sweet, often stressful, and surprisingly intimate. It's also a total stunt.<p>Single-shot filmmaking isn't a radically new idea, but ask the average culture junkie, and you'd sure be lead to …

Evocative Photos by Stefanie Klavens Examine the Scenery of Everyday Life

Boston-based photographer Stefanie Klavens examines the scenery of daily life in her series <i>How We Live</i>. Klavens focuses on a wide variety of …

The 10 best actor transformations

As Johnny Depp goes bald for Black Mass, we hail the most startling cinematic metamorphoses<p>1 | Johnny Depp<b><br>Black Mass</b><p>From Edward Scissorhands to Jack Sparrow and the Mad Hatter, Depp has always been a chameleon. He’s being Oscar-tipped for his latest transformation: into notorious real-life mobster …

Marlon Brando

People are the best help for depression, not computers

Almost 8 percent of Americans 12 and older dealt with depression at some point between 2009 and 2012. With that many of us feeling blue, wouldn't it be nice if we could simply hop on the computer in our pajamas, without any of the stigma of asking for help, and find real relief?<p>Online programs to …

Noam Chomsky industry continues with Requiem for the American Dream

It's tricky to write about a documentary like <i>Requiem for the American Dream.</i> For one, it's not a conventional documentary, exactly. It's more of a long-form conversation – or series of conversations – with American philosopher, linguist and social activist Noam Chomsky. If it's documenting …

Are you introvert or extrovert? Or an actual human?

<i>This article was first published in the December 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

The Surprisingly Feminine Core of Dark Knight III

Frank Miller’s <i>Dark Knight</i> series has, for better or worse, been one of the most highly influential pieces of Batman media in decades—and a return to …

Gil Elvgren - The Classic American Pin Up Girl

Though most of the time we're featuring new digital or urban art to showcase on theMET, every so often it's nice to remember an older artist who's work is still looked upon as some of the most influential of all time.<p>It's often stated that Gil Elvgren was and continues to be the best pin-up artist …

"I have no interest in making a work that doesn't elicit a feeling" —Kara Walker. Happy Birthday, Kara!

The psychological benefits of gratitude closely mirror those of meditation

Recently, I was watching television with my son when an ad came on for a cell phone company. The tagline for the ad said, “Get ready for Thanksgetting.”<p>“Wow.” My 17-year-old looked at me in disbelief. “It kind of seems like they are missing the point.”<p>I still am not entirely sure how we were …

Mindfulness

I'm Male, I Have a Six Pack, I Teach Fitness, and I'm Insecure

I hate being called skinny. I also hate slim. Svelte is growing on me but it isn't my absolute favorite. If I had my way I would look like Dwayne Johnson. Muscle mass that sits on top of muscle mass. My name is Matthew Johnson Harris and I am a fitness instructor in multiple formats. Men and women …

Nicki Minaj’s Racist Media Coverage

Sadly, the tabloid media—and by extension, much of the pop culture media landscape—can’t stop painting the pop diva as the “angry black woman.” And …

Nicki Minaj

Veteran film blogger says The Revenant too 'unflinchingly brutal' for women

Outcry on social media as Jeffrey Wells suggests Alejandro González Iñárritu’s forthcoming drama won’t appeal to female audiences on account of its raw and immersive qualities<p>Film blogger Jeffrey Wells has sparked outrage after suggesting that the forthcoming Leonardo DiCaprio film The Revenant …

Social Media

White men are the face of terror: Race, Donald Trump, Fox News and the real story of the Minneapolis #blacklivesmatter shooting

The shooting in Minneapolis probably won’t slow down conservative hysteria over BLM protesters and immigrants<p>With the daily trickle of news about racist incidents around the country, it was probably just a matter of time, in our gun-soaked country, before something like Monday's nights shooting in …

Masculinity In Prison: The 'Mask' Men Have To Wear Behind Bars

Power, avoidance of femininity, avoiding expressions of emotion. These are some of the attributes of what psychologists call "hegemonic masculinity". …

5 Workouts for When You Just Don’t Feel Like Working Out

Because you can't PR every single day<p>The other day, I felt like crap but had heavy deadlifts on the menu.<p>I did my first warmup set of 10 reps and I knew right away that it would not be my best pulling day.<p>So I did my two remaining warmup sets, and then moved onto some speed and technique work at …

Exercise

4 foods that will make your cold or flu worse in an hour

Even if you got a flu shot and diligently wash your hands 13 times a day, there's no guarantee that you won't fall victim to some awful bug this season. And if and when it does happen, the last thing you want to do is make your congestion, aches, and general crappiness even worse. So do yourself a …

Faith: a plus-size superhero drawn from real life

It may be something of a niche concern, but I do often fret that if the radioactive spider bites, I just wouldn’t look good in the primary-coloured skintight Lycra that convention dictates a superhero must wear. So it’s a breath of fresh air to see a new comic whose leading character is not only …

Comic Books

20 Reasons You Should Give The New Joker A Chance

Upset about Jared Leto's depiction of the Joker? I'm guessing you forgot what happened last time.