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From the 1920s to the mid-1990s, nearly half a million prisoners across America, Canada, and the U.K chose to go under the knife—and their bill was paid for by the government. In Killer Looks (Prometheus Books), author Zara Stone explores how the emergence of plastic surgery in prisons underscores society’s obsession with beauty. Read an
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The new Hulu miniseries Dopesick takes on a Herculean task: Explore and explain the United States’ opioid crisis from the perspective of Purdue Pharma, the company that brought the addictive opioid OxyContin into the marketplace; the lawyers and government officials who investigated the company’s misleading branding of the drug; and the doctors and patients who
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Dakota Johnson and her stylist Kate Young created another major fashion moment again in London, where Johnson attended the premiere of The Lost Daughter at the BFI London Film Festival in a stunning nude, bejeweled Gucci dress. Johnson accessorized with Messika jewelry and Gianvito Rossi shoes. Samir HusseinGetty Images Mike MarslandGetty Images When she isn’t
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Spoilers below for season 1 of Squid Game. Following in the footsteps of The Hunger Games, Netflix’s newest K-drama hit Squid Game is, at face value, a spin on the Japanese classic Battle Royale. A group of strangers are placed in an enclosure, where they’re forced to kill one another if they hope to claim
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One stroll through the colorful streets of Austin, Texas and you’ll find the city’s slogan “Keep Austin Weird” plastered just about everywhere. While the saying was coined by the Austin Independent Business Alliance to promote small businesses, it’s become a full-blown lifestyle for natives and visitors alike. Of course, Austin is weird in the best
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Kendall Jenner dropped a Halloween-themed thirst trap on her Instagram yesterday just because it’s spooky season. The model shared a photo of her Halloween costume from last year from behind, featuring her in a leather corset bodysuit and fishnet tights. “Gotta figure out halloween,” she captioned it. Jenner was Pamela Anderson in Barb Wire for
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When it comes to marriage, there’s little that hasn’t already been said, written, sung, painted, or filmed. Yet there remains perhaps no greater source material for modern entertainment. Union—how we nurture it, abuse it, worship it, and lose it—is an endlessly moldable subject, a fact Hagai Levy, director of HBO’s Scenes From a Marriage remake,
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George and Amal Clooney continued their return to the red carpet together for the London premiere of George’s film The Tender Bar. Amal leaned into old Hollywood vibes for the event, stepping out in a custom white sequined column gown by 16Arlington. Amal and George were affectionate in front of the event’s photographers: Samir HusseinGetty
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A spinoff of the hit Fox sitcom That ’70s Show has been ordered for Netflix, Variety reports. There’s currently an order for 10 episodes of the new show, titled That ’90s Show. It might seem too soon to start parodying the nineties, but there is actually a similar gap between each show’s premiere date and
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