On the joys of being evil in Disney’s Cruella
Fashion, excess and cocaine decor in Netflix’s Halston
On Olivia Laing‘s Everybody: A Book About Freedom
On Saint Laurent's invocation of the indie-disco
On writing the dead back to life with Rachel Kushner
On fame, fandom and artifice in Sam McKinniss’s Country Western
On Netflix's Madame Claude
On the science of desire in Netflix’s The One and Katherine Angel’s Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again
On Annie Ernaux’s Simple Passion
On sadness and wildness in Lana Del Rey’s new record
On Lauren Oyler’s Fake Accounts (and a little on Roisin Kiberd's The Disconnect)
On Adam Curtis's Can't Get You Out of My Head