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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
  • 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

  • Jonathan Tisch Bears His Soul

    Jonathan Tisch Bears His Soul

    On top of a strict SoulCycle regimen, the hotelier continues to grow his luxury portfolio

    Can a corporation have a soul? If you ask Jonathan Tisch, who leads the hotel division of the Loews Corporation, the answer is arguably yes — one that he channels every morning at his ritual 6:00 a.m. SoulCycle class. “I have found that a lot of the principles I’ve taken ... More

  • Theaster Gates Wins Prestigious Nasher Prize

    Theaster Gates Wins Prestigious Nasher Prize

    The genre-defying, Chicago-based agent provocateur reflects on his latest accolade

    On Saturday, Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates took home the Nasher Prize, an award given by the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas to a living contemporary sculptor for his or her “extraordinary impacts on the understanding of the art form.” As the Nasher’s 2018 laureate, Gates snagged $100,000 and headlined ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Futból in Contemporary Art

    Behind the Exhibit: Futból in Contemporary Art

    The new exhibit “The World’s Game” at the Peréz Art Museum explores the rough-and-tumble sport’s artsier side

    If any sport could be classified as a religion, soccer—with its rabid global following, monumental stadiums and winged iconography—would be it. Like any religion, the sport has inspired its own artistic tradition—one that spans almost as many cultures and countries as the sport itself. While ... More

  • Inside The Beekman’s Exclusive New Club

    Inside The Beekman’s Exclusive New Club

    Real estate star Fredrik Eklund hosted a VIP party to commemorate the building's new club and latest residential offerings

    The Alley Cat, a new subterranean nightlife destination at the white-hot Beekman Hotel, celebrated its first week in business with a reality star-studded gathering last night. The event, hosted by Fredrik Eklund, star of Million Dollar Listing and the new spin-off show Bethenny & Fredrik, served to showcase the Beekman’s luxury condominium offerings, ... More