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Spotlight: AAPI Heritage Month
Vanity Fair

Princess Diana’s Niece Lady Amelia Spencer Gets Married in South Africa

The daughter of Charles Spencer and her longtime boyfriend Greg Mallett were wed in a mountaintop ceremony near Cape Town. 

Brandon Sanderson Is Your God

He’s the biggest fantasy writer in the world. He’s also very Mormon. These things are profoundly related.
Bon Appétit

What I Eat as a 36-Year-Old Marketing Manager Living on $500K-$600K/Year in San Francisco, CA

She cooks dal, barbacoa, and chicken curry for her family. Her salary is $225K, and she lives in dual-income household with her husband and two small children.

10 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Lana Del Rey; Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily; Depeche Mode; Rosalía & Rauw Alejandro; Icecoldbishop; Navy Blue; Angel Bat Dawid; Jpegmafia & Danny Brown; Ben Sloan; and 6lack
The New Yorker

The Secret Joke at the Heart of the Harvard Affirmative-Action Case

A federal official wrote a parody of Harvard’s attitude toward Asian Americans and shared it with the dean of admissions. Why did a judge try to hide that from the public?

Doja Cat's New Tattoo Is Giving Natural History Museum

And it matches her latest extra-long manicure to boot.

Selena Gomez Says Hailey Bieber Contacted Her About Receiving Death Threats Amid Drama

 “This isn't what I stand for. No one should have to experience hate or bullying.”

Here’s What to Expect During a Crohn’s Disease Flare-Up

And how to keep your symptoms under control as much as possible.
Teen Vogue

Liza Koshy Wore an Itty-Bitty See-Through Metal Dress

One of her most risqué looks to date and we’re all here for it.

What All the Words on a Bag of Coffee Actually Mean

Natural vs. washed, blend vs. single-origin. A fruit salad’s worth of flavor notes. You need a cheat sheet to understand how the descriptors on the bag translate to the taste inside each cup.

NYPD Cops Killed a Gay Black Man. Their Union Wants the Mayor to Dismiss the Charges

Kawaski Trawick's parents say the request is “disgusting and adds to the pain our family has already had to endure for the past four years.”
Vanity Fair

Trump, Who Incited a Violent Riot After Losing the Election, Calls for “Death and Destruction” If He’s Indicted

The threats are alarmingly reminiscent of the ones he made prior to the January 6, 2021, insurrection.

John Wick Changed Movies Forever

A movie about a hitman avenging his dog has transformed the blockbuster franchise. How? World-building.
Bon Appétit

How Bad Bunny Does Bad Bunny’s Miami Steakhouse Really Feel?

My meal included a steak lit on fire tableside, gold-dusted dumplings, and just one Bad Bunny song.

Witnessing Joanna Newsom’s Surprise New Era

Eight years after the release of Divers, the singer-songwriter stunned a Los Angeles crowd with new songs that underscored just how much has changed in her life.