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Samuel Anderson

Culture Editor

Bio:

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
  • 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

  • Nathan Stewart-Jarrett’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett’s Guide to Los Angeles

    To prepare for his role in Angels in America, this rising theater star threw shade with Andrew Garfield

    Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America, which recently returned to Broadway after 25 years, was a stark and hallucinatory portrait of gay life in the ‘80s when it first debuted in 1993. The Marianne Elliott-directed revival, which originated in London and stars Andrew Garfield as the AIDS-stricken protagonist ... More

  • Inside the Marciano Family’s Fashion and Arts Empire

    Inside the Marciano Family’s Fashion and Arts Empire

    After building a global fashion brand, the brothers Marciano are changing the face of L.A.'s art scene

    Last November, 48-year-old Jennifer Lopez became the new face of Guess – setting a record as the oldest model to wear the Guess Girl crown. Looks aside, Lopez was the perfect fit; both she and the California denim brand represent wellsprings of youth and longevity – notions have animated ... More

  • The Renaissance of Elaine Wynn

    The Renaissance of Elaine Wynn

    Following her recent clean break from her embattled ex-husband, the billion-dollar hotel doyenne is betting on the art world

    Every day, thousands press their luck at properties codeveloped by Elaine Wynn, cofounder of the Bellagio, the Mirage and Wynn Las Vegas. But Wynn’s unwavering reign as the Queen Bee of Las Vegas has little to do with luck; since her 2010 break with her husband and business partner Steve ... More

  • The Most Eye-Catching Visual Art at Coachella 2018

    The Most Eye-Catching Visual Art at Coachella 2018

    These trippy installations took center stage in the festival's famous arts programming

    It’s no easy task for a visual artist to make a splash at one of the biggest musical extravaganzas of the year. But Coachella, with its desert sprawl and otherworldly environs, has always doubled as an incubator-like exhibition space site-specific, large-scale art. In the past, monumental works like Gustavo Prado’s  More

  • Meet a Restaurant Tycoon Changing the Face of Houston

    Meet a Restaurant Tycoon Changing the Face of Houston

    Tilman Fertitta is the world's richest restaurateur

    Tilman Fertitta began his career by shucking shrimp at his father’s restaurant in Galveston. Today, he is the wealthiest shrimp shucker on the planet as the sole proprietor of Landry’s, Inc., which operates global fast-casual dining chains including Rainforest Café, Joe’s Crab Shack and Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. But since ... More

  • Tyler Posey Plays a Grown-Up Game of Truth or Dare

    Tyler Posey Plays a Grown-Up Game of Truth or Dare

    The Teen Wolf heartthrob got method for Blumhouse's latest horror flick Truth or Dare

    Since wrapping up his role as a lycanthropic high school student in MTV’s popular thriller Teen Wolf, which ended its six-year run last fall, Tyler Posey has gone from being a teen idol to a leading man. And while his latest starring role in the Blumhouse-produced horror flick Truth ... More