interviews

R&B Singer Mya Talks ‘Smoove Jones,’ Love, Life And Musical Liberty

Mýa’s back like she never left…because, well, she never left the music scene. In 1998, the singer exploded on the music scene with her debut single “It’s All About Me” (featuring Sisqo) in the midst of a teen music wave. Singers like Brandy and fellow newcomers Destiny’s Child were churning out hits, but teenage Mýa… More »


Exploring The Underbelly Of The American Housewife

The women in Helen Ellis’s stunning and very funny collection, American Housewife, are very, very real. An Upper East Side housewife, driven to insanity over wainscoting. Book club members, sweet and unassuming on the outside, slowly peel back the layers to reveal their prickly cores. A reality show contestant, running through the gauntlet of Dumpster Diving With TheMore »


R. Kelly Walks Out Of HuffPo Interview In A Huff, After Sexual Assault Allegations Brought Up

He only wanted to talk about “positive” things–not the fact that he’s a serial child molestor. More »


Frisky Q&A: Gaby Hoffmann Talks “Transparent,” Selfishness And On-Set Good Vibes

Amazon’s “Transparent” – a show about self-awareness, about learning how to be a different while still holding on to the person you were before – returns for a second season tonight. It’s a finely wrought character study, featuring some of the most well-written characters on television. The first season pulled back the curtain on a family… More »


Frisky Q&A: Charlotte Cho Shares Her Korean Beauty Secrets

Given how trendy and expansive Korean skincare has become globally, it was only a matter of time before a book was written about it. And starting today, skincare fanatics can add a handy sink-side companion to their bathroom shelf. Enter Charlotte Cho, co-proprietor of K-beauty e-commerce site Soko Glam and author of The Little Book ofMore »


Beyoncé Will Probably Be Beyoncé For Halloween

She would be the version of herself, above, if you’re wondering. More »


Robert Pattinson Talks Anxiety, Insecurity, Being “Quite Sensitive”

The more Robert Pattinson speaks, the more I am convinced that he is The Boyfriend for me. This confounds my better judgement, because there are few things in the zeitgeist of the past ~5 years that I’ve enjoyed less than “Twilight,” but Robert Pattinson, the real Robert Pattinson, is a strange and wonderful being. He… More »


Someone Stole Tina Fey’s Jokes

Tina Fey has cut her staff down from 200 to just 5 and has since moved from Long Island to Manhattan. While a move to the big city sounds good on paper, it really isn’t when one of your first experiences is having your jokes stolen by movers. Physically.

She explained to Letterman… More »


Watch Karl Lagerfeld Chat Candidly With Harper’s Bazaar’s Laura Brown

Karl Lagerfeld isn’t the most politically correct fellow around, nor is he necessarily the most reasonable, but he is delightful in the way that many kooky, mildly racist old European men just are. He has terrible things to say about almost everyone, but he says them so straight-forwardly and in such bastardized English that it’s… More »


Anna Wintour Dispels Rumors Of A Memoir In A Rare Interview

So much has been said about Anna “Nuclear” Wintour, but she doesn’t seem to say much herself. The longtime Vogue editor-in-chief conducts herself just about as privately as it gets, so when rumors flew last summer that she was in the process of writing a memoir, we had our doubts. After all, the woman only… More »


Zoe Kazan On Writing And Starring In “Ruby Sparks” With Boyfriend Paul Dano

In Ruby Sparks, out today in limited release, two things elude young novelist Calvin (Paul Dano): an idea for his second book and a meaningful relationship. When an enchanting redhead named Ruby Sparks (Zoe Kazan) comes to him in his dreams, she fills both those needs. Calvin starts writing Ruby’s story as fast as he… More »


Frisky Q&A: Matt & Kim On Why Making An Album Is Like Having A Baby

Last weekend, I headed to the sun-drenched beaches of Santa Monica for Pacsun’s Summer Solstice Beach Ballyhoo for music (Ra Ra Riot! Neon Trees!), hot skater boys (Tony Hawk!), and all the glory that is an open bar. But the highlight of the weekend was undoubtedly a performance by the infectiously fun twosome Matt &… More »


Male Sexuality Explained

Ever typed a web address into the computer you share with your husband and seen it automatically fill in a suspiciously sexy url? Do you have an ex-boyfriend who talked incessantly about a threesome with your best friend from college? Are you familiar with the phrase “male intimacy issues”? Dr. Michael Bader unpacks these situations… More »