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Dylan Is An Unlikely Underdog On 'American Vandal'

Netflix's American Vandal is a parody of the highest order: An elaborate d*ck joke seemingly better suited for an SNL sketch somehow stretched into a season's worth of riveting TV. In fact, the true crime spoof is so well-executed that after a few ep…
By Dana Getz

Colton Haynes Is A Brooding Mystery Man On ‘AHS’ & You’ll Be Dying To Know All His Secrets

For the seventh installment of his hair-raising anthology, Ryan Murphy looked to real life, building the season around the 2016 presidential election that left America on fragile ground. It's not a stretch, then, to think that AHS: Cult's Detective S…
By Dana Getz

The ‘Stranger Things’ Kids’ Real-Life Friendships Would Even Warm The Demogorgon’s Heart

It's hard not to fall in love with the young stars of Netflix's breakout series, Stranger Things. They're funny, endearing, and mega-talented, and together, they make '80s nostalgia feel fresh. But the series' strength is also owed in part to the Str…
By Dana Getz

'American Vandal' Will Make You Care About The Most Low Stakes Crime Ever, Whether You Like It Or Not

Netflix's American Vandal may be a true crime parody, but, surprisingly, it also doubles as a compelling whodunnit. Its execution is so on the nose that by the end of its eight-episode run, you find yourself genuinely wondering who drew the d*cks gra…
By Dana Getz

Sorry, Nintendo Fans, But Shirtless Mario Will Totally Ruin Your Day

As if the internet wasn't weird enough already, people are now, apparently, quite obsessed with the fact that shirtless Mario has nipples. You know Mario, the red-hatted, overall-wearing, mustachioed cartoon that ruled your early childhood? The Itali…
By Dana Getz

Fergie & Josh Duhamel Broke Up Forever Ago & Didn’t Tell Us Until Now

There are some celebrity couples who maybe you don't hear about that often, but you know they're there, jet setting across the world, dodging the paparazzi, attending posh Hollywood events, or whatever it is famous people do together. One of those co…
By Dana Getz

If You Think 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 1 Was Feminist, Wait Until You See Season 2

When The Handmaid's Tale premiered on Hulu last spring, it felt prescient, almost foreboding. The original novel — penned by Margaret Atwood amid the Reagan era politics of 1985 — had always been relevant, but in the wake of the 2016 presidential ele…
By Dana Getz

Abbi & Ilana’s ‘Broad City’ Origin Story Will Make You Feel Better About Being A Mess In Your 20s

After three years spent watching their wild, outlandish hijinks, the Broad City Season 4 premiere finally lets viewers in on how Abbi and Ilana met — or at least, some version of it. The episode weaves in and out of two timelines, but you don't know …
By Dana Getz

The Political Meaning Of 'AHS: Cult' Is Much Deeper Than The Presidential Election

It's been made abundantly clear that the seventh season of Ryan Murphy's anthological fright fest takes aim at the 2016 presidential election, and the political meaning of American Horror Story: Cult is present from the first episode. The premiere op…
By Dana Getz

‘AHS: Cult’ Will Gleefully Exploit Your Clown Phobia

American Horror Story has always had an eye for the fantastical, but for its seventh season, Cult, the anthology series has turned its gaze to the real world. Could the AHS clown cult be based on a real cult? The series certainly draws from the 2016 …
By Dana Getz

Taylor & Derek Are Terrible Secret Keepers, But That's Good News For 'Bachelor In Paradise' Fans

These days, it seems the Bachelor franchise isn't as strict about keeping its spoilers under wraps: The show announced Rachel Lindsay as the next Bachelorette while she was still vying for Nick Viall's final rose, photos of Robby Hayes and Amanda Sta…
By Dana Getz

Amanda Just Got So Real About Those Robby Cheating Allegations After 'Bachelor In Paradise'

It may have taken Robby Hayes a little while to woo Amanda Stanton — at least by reality TV standards — but at last check, it seemed the pair were on the fast track to a Bachelor ever after. A preview for Monday night's finale, however, quite literal…
By Dana Getz

Amanda Claims She Has Photos Of Robby Allegedly Cheating On Her After 'Bachelor In Paradise'

Amid the tension-packed love triangle between Dean Unglert, Kristina Schulman, and Danielle Lombard, Robby Hayes' and Amanda Stanton's slow-burn romance has flown relatively under the radar on Bachelor In Paradise thus far. But according to the previ…
By Dana Getz

How Risking It Fighting Fires Actually Saved This Woman's Life

Fire Chasers, a new Netflix docuseries, follows the valiant workers helping to combat the wildfires that ravage California every summer. It's a critical and gripping story — record-high temperatures, altered vegetation, and post-drought conditions ha…
By Dana Getz

Ashley I.'s Defense Of Dean May Change How You View His 'Bachelor In Paradise' Behavior

Controversy aside, one of the most devastating things to come out of this season of Bachelor In Paradise has been Dean Unglert's fall from grace. After entangling himself in a love triangle with Kristina Schulman and Danielle Lombard — and handling i…
By Dana Getz

Hold On, ‘Bachelor’ Nation: Mike Fleiss Just Teased More “Shocking” Announcements

After literal days worth of attention-baiting teases from the show's creator, ABC announced on Thursday that Arie Luyendyk Jr. is the next Bachelor, leaving the internet half angry, half excited, and 100 percent confused. But apparently the franchise…
By Dana Getz

'Black Mirror' Season 4 Photos Are Here, So Let The Fan Theories Begin

Late last month, Netflix unveiled an expectedly cryptic teaser for the next batch of episodes for Black Mirror. Since this is a show famous for its mind-bending twist endings, revealing its cards too soon would be wildly contradictory. But now, the s…
By Dana Getz

Gal Gadot’s Anecdote About Getting Rejected From A Major Role Is A Lesson In Persistence

Gal Gadot may be having one of the most biggest years of her career, but it's easy to forget that not too long ago, she was still struggling to stomach the sea of rejection that comes with working in Hollywood. So much so, in fact, that when Gadot wa…
By Dana Getz

'The Bold Type' Season 2 Needs To Go Bigger On The Feminism Front

Since debuting in June, The Bold Type has quietly become a summer sleeper hit, chronicling three New York women navigating work, life, and love á la a modern Sex and the City. Like its '90s-born predecessor, its feminism is far from perfect, but it's…
By Dana Getz

In The Bustle Booth With Aisha Dee

When celebrities come into Bustle HQ in New York, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to…
By Dana Getz