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Samuel Anderson

Culture Editor


Samuel Anderson is the Culture 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
  • Kristin Cavallari’s Guide to Nashville

    Kristin Cavallari’s Guide to Nashville

    The Laguna Beach alum-turned-lifestyle expert recently moved to the honky-tonk capital of the south

    Like a great white shark or the Goodyear blimp, reality star Kristin Cavallari’s geographic moves are notorious and well documented. As a teen, she moved from the mountains of Denver, Colorado to the shores of Laguna Beach, California, where the producers of a new reality show on MTV called Laguna ... More

  • The Alienist Star Douglas Smith’s Guide to Budapest

    The Alienist Star Douglas Smith’s Guide to Budapest

    The actor stars alongside Dakota Fanning and Daniel Brühl in TNT's high-budget drama

    TNT’s new miniseries extravaganza The Alienist, based on Caleb Carr’s bestselling mystery novel, follows a team of proto-criminologists on the hunt for a killer targeting underage male escorts in 1896 New York. While all 10 episodes were shot in Budapest, Hungary on an elaborate set designed to replicate turn-of-the-century Manhattan ... More

  • Room Request! Port Ferdinand

    Room Request! Port Ferdinand

    This picture-perfect hot spot once hosted Queen Elizabeth’s only daughter

    If there’s anyone who can single-handedly launch the start of summer vacation season by gracing a magazine cover, it’s Rihanna. Earlier today, Vogue unveiled its June 2018 cover featuring the Barbadian pop empress in full Caribbean splendor—bathing suit, Fenty bronzer, ocean view and all. While ... More

  • Lewis Tan’s Guide to Dublin, Ireland

    Lewis Tan’s Guide to Dublin, Ireland

    The strapping actor, who plays a modern superhero in Deadpool 2, takes us back to the old country

    Deadpool 2 hits theaters next week, and besides a fresh batch of witty quips by the spandex-covered antihero (Ryan Reynolds), fans of the farcical superhero franchise can expect a cast of new sidekicks—including Shatterstar played by British-born, L.A.-raised actor Lewis Tan. While Shatterstar may be new to theatergoing audiences, like most ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Celebrating Royal Fabergé

    Behind the Exhibit: Celebrating Royal Fabergé

    The father of Fabergé eggs had a cabinet full of non-egg-shaped curiosities

    Peter Carl Fabergé may be best known as the father of Fabergé eggs—those nonpareil Easter eggs originally commissioned by Russia’s emperor—but the jeweler’s work in fact comes in a vivid array of shapes and sizes. A selection of it can be found at the forthcoming exhibit “Celebrating Royal Fabergé – ... More

  • Jacob & Co. Reopens on Billionaire’s Row

    Jacob & Co. Reopens on Billionaire’s Row

    Jacob the Jeweler celebrates the return of his Upper East Side flagship with Carine Roitfeld

    Last night, Jacob & Co. celebrated the reopening of its flagship store on 57th between Park and Madison (a.k.a. Billionaire’s Row) in characteristically flashy fashion. With a fleet of sports cars parked out front and a celeb-studded crowd inside, including Debra Messing and Adrian Brody, founder of Jacob & Co. ... More

  • Room Request! Inn at Dos Brisas

    Room Request! Inn at Dos Brisas

    This lush ranch outside Houston is the perfect destination for Texas tycoons and cowboys alike

    Founded by Houston tech tycoon Doug Bosch in 2000, the lush Texan hideaway Inn at Dos Brisas is a cross between an authentic ranch and a state-of-the-art relaxation mecca. Set on 300 acres outside of Houston, the property is comprised of nine Spanish-style bungalows nicknamed “casitas,” a.k.a. duplexes, or ... More

  • Karamo Brown’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Karamo Brown’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Queer Eye's culture expert coaches Trump supporters in Netflix's inclusive reboot

    As the first American television program to feature an entirely openly gay cast, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy broke many societal barriers, one sass-laced makeover at a time. However, while watching the mostly white cast coax straight men toward metrosexuality may have been radical for 2003, the show was ... More

  • Inside the Reign of Alan Faena

    Inside the Reign of Alan Faena

    The prince of Miami looks ahead to his beachside empire's summer offerings

    If Miami’s Faena Hotel has a mascot, it may be the gold-plated woolly mammoth statue parked on its steps. But the hotel’s eponym, developer Alan Faena, is just as much a visual representation of the opulence and grandeur inside. With his signature white suit and hat (which ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: “Walk This Way” at NYHS

    Behind the Exhibit: “Walk This Way” at NYHS

    Legendary shoe designer Stuart Weitzman's encyclopedic shoe collection is now open to the public

    Shoe collecting has become a competitive sport among hypebeasts and Real Housewives alike, but few closets can live up to a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society. “Walk This Way,” opening today at the Society’s recently christened Center for Women’s History, is comprised of 135 pairs of shoes ... More