Welcome to Vox’s weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. Here’s the best the web has to offer for the week of February 16, 2020. At Paris
“It’s making him feel like a rebel and he likes it.” Justin Bieber has long loved a mustache. I don’t know for certain how far it goes back, so I’ll pick random piece of evidence from a decade ago, when
Have you ever stretched the truth? Fudged the numbers? Declared victory at the Iowa caucus without any real data to back it up? Listen, we all proclaim “proficient in French” when we pronounce croissant
Do politicians know what dogs are and what they do? I always thought politicians generally had a sense of what dogs are and what they do. There have been so many of them in the White House, the highest
The trio joined forces with Kris Wu in a video chat at the Roman house’s warehouse party, where Becky G and Ciara also performed. Just off Brooklyn’s Navy Yard Basin, Bulgari hosted a warehouse party Duggal
For the last few weeks, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been staying in Canadian mansion so fancy that it has a name. Mille Fleur is a French Country–inspired five-bedroom house on Vancouver Island
“Badu’s Pussy,” the performer’s new incense scent, will debut soon. Part of being a person in the world is accepting that some sensory mysteries will go unexplained. What did manna from heaven taste like?
Iman, Matthew Lopez, and Marc Glimcher were the honorees at the annual, unofficial kickoff to New York Fashion Week. The start of New York Fashion Week coincided this year, as it often has, with the annual
On Tuesday, the British Asian Trust held its annual royal reception at the Banqueting House in London, where Prince Charles announced that Katy Perry would become an ambassador for the British Asian Trust.
In a discussion at Columbia University on Tuesday, he said his much-scrutinized seated position during Demi Lovato’s performance wasn’t a statement—it was a sign of a musician at work. Amid the many closely
The singer offered it, after all, and they could use a New York place with a view. Manhattan’s Central Park West, the avenue running along the park, is home to plenty of outlandishly expensive apartments,
Who is above criticism or even little jokes? The president of the United States, who is the best and good and very smart as well, for sure. Lay off him, okay? Definitely anyone who has passed. Follow maxim:
After the game she wore the only appropriate thing when in the 305: enough sparkle to light up Miami. On Sunday night, post-Super Bowl LIV halftime show, despite the medical-grade adrenaline still coursing
Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Aren’t Letting Potential Jail Time Get in the Way of Their House-Flipping Side Gig
The “serial renovators” have listed their Los Angeles mansion for a second time. One of the best parts of dreaming about all the success you’ll have in this life is considering what you’ll do after you
“I’m glad I didn’t watch it before bed,” the prince said to Joaquin Phoenix, soon after both gave speeches that called for more diversity among the BAFTA nominees. For the last 10 years, Prince William
When the stupidest hashtag of the Super Bowl is also one of the most successful. Babies! People absolutely love them. Do you know what they like even better? Cartoon babies. See, for example, Baby Groot.
Using some CGI tricks to ponder the eternal question: what would be like if Aquaman could take off his pecs and biceps? As Aquaman, Jason Momoa is best known for his toned body, strength, and flowing but
Both Jeff Bezos and Robin Thicke were overjoyed to run into the Grammy winner at Sunday’s Super Bowl. In the months since Lizzo went from being a moderately known, well-regarded rapper with a few albums
The singer, just off an overdose-induced hiatus, absolutely crushed the notoriously difficult song on the high-pressure event. Demi Lovato kicked off Super Bowl LIV (after the montage tribute to the American
Behind every great woman is a man, taking her picture. Well, sometimes he’s off to the side. Sometimes he’s directly in front of her on a little stool so the angle is right. The point is, the man is documenting