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Samuel Anderson

Associate Editor

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Samuel Anderson is the Associate Editor at DuJour. He has written for Vogue.com, Vulture, and New York magazine. One time he almost made Mariah Carey chuckle. Follow him at samanderson.co or on Instagram at @s_m_nderson.

Recent Articles
  • Meet Jessica Rothe, Happy Death Day‘s Newly-Minted Scream Queen

    Meet Jessica Rothe, Happy Death Day‘s Newly-Minted Scream Queen

    The star of Blumhouse's latest high-concept horror film on ghosts, Halloween and subverting tropes for women in horror

    Happy Death Day, Blumhouse Productions’s heady horror flick about a young female college student reliving the day of her murder, hits theaters today, and while the film’s Friday 13th release may exploit obvious horror tropes, its high-concept hook is all-new. Mixing Groundhog Day-on-acid-style existential dread with a litany of more ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Being Modern – MoMA in Paris

    Behind the Exhibit: Being Modern – MoMA in Paris

    The New York institution descends on Paris’s Fondation Louis Vuitton

    No brand blurs the line between art and fashion like Louis Vuitton, whose handbags have served as late-capitalist canvases for the likes of Takashi Murakami and Jeff Koons (the latter’s Art History-themed totes may have erased the division between art and commerce entirely). But if its de rigueur collaborations ... More

  • Rafael de la Fuente’s Guide to Madrid

    Rafael de la Fuente’s Guide to Madrid

    The Venezuelan star plays the bad-boy in the reboot of this classic 80s soap Dynasty

    In the moneyed fictional world of the 80s soap Dynasty, which defined cheek-slapping entertainment for most of the decade, anything could happen: alien abductions, desks with tusks for legs, sexual orientation switches following head injuries… You name it! The latter plotline refers to the arc of Steven Carrington, ... More

  • How Yves Saint Laurent Picked His Favorite Models

    How Yves Saint Laurent Picked His Favorite Models

    The late couturier offered his muses a token of his affection in the shape of a pendant

    These days, top models are hatched through a superficial science involving beauty, pedigree, Instagram followers, Tyra Banks, or some combination thereof. But for Yves Saint Laurent, deciding the model that would close each of his shows was so personal and subjective that he used a heart-shaped pendant, a kind ... More

  • Steven Spielberg’s Untold Story

    Steven Spielberg’s Untold Story

    See inside the HBO doc on Hollywood’s most influential creator premiering this weekend

    When attempting to sum up the career of Steven Spielberg – icon, Hollywood daddy, god-like creative – hyperbole is only fitting. But when veteran documentarian Susan Lacy set out to encapsulate Spielberg’s unparalleled legacy in her sweeping two-and-half hour documentary Spielberg, premiering at the New York Film Festival today and ... More

  • Inside Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York City Ballet Gala

    Inside Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York City Ballet Gala

    The event raised $2.6 million for the fashion-forward dance company

    Ballet and fashion, as art forms and fodder for fairytale and fantasy, have always gotten along like a house on fire. On Friday, that house was the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, which hosted some of both industries’ brightest stars for the New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala. ... More

  • The Oprah Cruise is the Escape We All Need

    The Oprah Cruise is the Escape We All Need

    Live your best life on Oprah's Year of Adventure cruises

    In last year's December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, Oprah declared 2017 the “Year of Adventure.” These would be her 365 days to “see, taste, touch, experience, and explore the world.” And given the way 2016 turned out, who could blame her for wanting to flee? But Oprah ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Mathieu Lehanneur’s Liquid Dreams

    Behind the Exhibit: Mathieu Lehanneur’s Liquid Dreams

    The French iconoclast takes on New York with first U.S. solo exhibition and Maison Kitsuné collaboration

    Like one of his “liquid marble” sculptures, design dynamo Mathieu Lehanneur seems to vibrate between categories. Basically a walking, talking dual degree, Lehanneur seamlessly weaves in and out of arts, technology, and commerce, giving Steve Jobs-ian TED Talks, serving as chief designer at telecomm company Huawei, and exhibiting at ... More

  • Live Like a Supermodel at the Historic Versace Villa-Turned-Hotel

    Live Like a Supermodel at the Historic Versace Villa-Turned-Hotel

    Villa Casa Casuarina preserves the memory of Gianni Versace

    While the death of Gianni Versace on the steps of his villa on Miami’s Ocean Drive violently ended an era of high baroque 90s glamour, the late fashion designer’s afterglow still survives 20 years later – as his sister Donatella reminded us last Friday when she led five gold-draped, ... More

  • Shay Mitchell’s Travel Tips for Millennials

    Shay Mitchell’s Travel Tips for Millennials

    The globetrotting actress wants you to take advantage of Amex's Instagram-friendly rewards

    You could swipe through life-hacks until your fingers dissolve into a pile of activated charcoal dust, but without IRL application, your own lifestyle will stay decidedly un-aspirational. And while the gulf between the Instagram haves and have-nots may seem vast, actress and professional “have” Shay Mitchell ... More