Sage is one of Bustle's Associate TV Editors and a former entertainment journalism freelancer. She loves the high-stakes drama of fan conventions, hosts pop culture trivia after-hours, and will always have faith in every X-Files revival.
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‘Mozart In The Jungle’ Shows That The Classical Music World Isn’t Immune To Gender Inequality

When audiences meet Lola Kirke's Mozart In The Jungle character Hailey Rutledge, she's an artist in that transitionary period between childhood prodigy and adult success. An oboist, Hailey may not have the skills to become one of the all-time greats,…
By Sage Young

This Year’s Super Bowl Was Nostalgic AF & You May Have A Better Week Because Of It

For a few brief hours on a Sunday in February, it didn't feel like 2018. And what a relief it was. The 2018 Super Bowl had throwback vibes all over the place, from the commercials to the halftime show to deja vu of the New England Patriots coming fro…
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Justin Timberlake’s Halftime Show Was Missing This One Thing & Twitter Is Calling Him Out

Leading up to the 2018 Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake was said to be "headlining" the Pepsi halftime show. And headline he did during the Feb. 4 live broadcast. No surprise guests joined Timberlake during his performance medley, and Twitter was both a…
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WHOA — Netflix Just Dropped A 'Cloverfield' Sequel Trailer & The Movie Is Coming Out TONIGHT

Thriller fans are getting a surprise gift at the end of the 2018 Superbowl. In a shocking move, the Cloverfield sequel is streaming on Netflix after the game. The trailer for The Cloverfield Paradox made its debut during the game just hours before th…
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The 2018 Grammys Whispered “Time’s Up” When We Needed To Shout It

This is a crucial moment for the Time's Up movement. The campaign, which was announced on New Year's Day and backed by a collective of over 300 women in Hollywood, made its red carpet debut at the 2018 Golden Globe awards one week later. Attendees wo…
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Cardi B Said She Has Grammys Butterflies In A VERY Interesting Place & Twitter Is Dying

It was a given that nominated rapper Cardi B would make a splash at her first Grammys. And the animated artist did not disappoint her fans. When she was being interviewed by E!'s Guiliana Rancic on the Grammys red carpet, Cardi B talked about her ner…
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If You're Hoping For A Jonas Brothers Reunion, Nick Jonas Just Shared Some Bad News

Sad news for newly hopeful fans of the group: at the 2018 Grammy Awards red carpet, Nick Jonas shut down those Jonas Brothers reunion rumors in an interview with Ryan Seacrest. Jonas, who's presenting an award at the event, was put on the spot by the…
By Sage Young

Taylor Kitsch Transformed Himself Into An Infamous Spiritual Leader For A New Miniseries

In 1993, a conflict over a permit between the federal government's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and a compound of Branch Davidians — a fringe offshoot of the Seventh-day Adventist Church — began with violence, dragged on for 51 days, and …
By Sage Young

Why This Year's Golden Globes Red Carpet Did What "Ask Her More" Tried To Do — But Didn't

Film and TV are visual media, and part and parcel of the whole award season experience is seeing and being seen. There's nothing wrong with wearing or appreciating a designer gown, but it seems that the reason for why women are in attendance at these…
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Sounds Like ’Shippers Are Going To Be Very Happy When ‘The X-Files’ Returns

When The X-Files was dropped into the great revival machine of the '10s, the search for the truth began again in earnest, in a medium that fans hadn't really been expecting. The last we saw of Mulder and Scully outside of comics was in the 2008 featu…
By Sage Young

'Black Mirror' Season 4's Best Episode Is A Takedown Of Male Entitlement In Geek Culture

Spoilers ahead for the Black Mirror Season 4 Episode "U.S.S. Callister." The best episodes in Black Mirror’s inconsistent canon are the ones that can’t be boiled down to a single folksy lesson about the evils of technology. They’re the ones about ho…
By Sage Young

This ‘Last Jedi’ Friendship Is An Important First For An Iconic Feminist Character

Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi ahead. In the latest entry in the Star Wars franchise, there are enough huge moments and controversial choices to keep fans busy with discussion until the next installment comes around. But one particular quiet m…
By Sage Young

Yep, That Actor Is DEFINITELY Leaving ‘The Walking Dead’

Major spoilers for The Walking Dead Season 8 midseason finale! AMC's long-running zombie drama went into its midseason hiatus with its most heartbreaking reveal yet. Carl was bitten by a walker on The Walking Dead at some point this season and was ke…
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This Arie ‘Bachelor’ Contestant Will Be Right At Home On TV

The year is coming to a close, and Bachelor Nation fans know what that means. A whole new season of the franchise is about to begin, starring previous suitor Arie Luyendyk Jr. On Friday afternoon, People shared the list of the women who'll be vying f…
By Sage Young

‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Shows There’s No Wrong Way To Support A Friend’s Mental Health Journey

Over the past few episodes, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has delved deeper into Rebecca Bunch's (Rachel Bloom) mental illness. But as the CW series has fearlessly followed its lead character as she hit rock bottom and begins to recover with a brand new border…
By Sage Young

How 'The Crown's Prince Philip Obsession Almost Ruins Season 2

In the first season of Netflix’s historical drama The Crown, Season 2 of which premieres on Dec. 8, Elizabeth (known as Lilibet by her friends and family) becomes Queen Elizabeth II, ruler of the United Kingdom. In addition to being a political and p…
By Sage Young

In The Bustle Booth With Lyrica Okano

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, 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 get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Runaways star Ly…
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How A Dystopian Hacker Drama Remains One Of The Most Feminist Shows On TV

If you've ever added an unnecessary "sorry!" to soften a work email or gotten the third degree from your nosy aunt about putting career over starting a family, you know how it feels to be trapped in traditional expectations of womanhood. In USA's hac…
By Sage Young

Alert — ‘The Punisher’ Could Be Huge For Frank & Karen ’Shippers

You probably wouldn't call the Punisher a romantic hero — if you'd even call him a hero of any kind. But that didn't stop fans of his turn in Season 2 of Daredevil from 'shipping Frank Castle and Karen Page, the independently-minded journalist who le…
By Sage Young

In The Bustle Booth With Angela Kinsey

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, 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 get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Haters Back Off …
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