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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
  • 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

  • Tour DuJour: The Shephard

    Tour DuJour: The Shephard

    The West Village's latest luxury condominium development offers a showstopping mix of past, present and future

    Choice offerings remain at The Shephard, a luxe condominium development housed in a converted carriage house in the West Village. Of the 38 deluxe units unveiled last fall, the cream of the crop includes Penthouse B, currently listed by Alexa Lambert at Stribling and Associates for $25 ... More

  • Gideon Adlon’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Gideon Adlon’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Adlon breaks from the norm in new rauch-fest Blockers

    If you’ve seen the posters for Blockers, the latest teen comedy about the age-old quest to lose one’s virginity, you’ve probably noticed a white outline of a rooster substituting the missing syllable in the film’s cheeky title (ICYMI, a riff on the slang term for one who thwarts sexual activity). ... More

  • Inside Homepolish’s New Heavy-Duty Venture

    Inside Homepolish’s New Heavy-Duty Venture

    Noa Santos, design wizard behind tech-enabled platform Homepolish, breaks down the company's new home remodeling service

    Since 2012, Noa Santos has been bringing homeowners and designers together as the co-founder and CEO of Homepolish, a platform built to streamline and democratize the interior decorating process. But since launching Homepolish’s home remodeling arm, Build, Santos has been not only offering consumers a full-spectrum design ... More

  • Tour DuJour: UES Meets American Revival

    Tour DuJour: UES Meets American Revival

    This Americana-inspired abode channels American architecture without the glass ceiling

    With Melania Trump ushering in a curiously avant-garde period of White House decor, it's comforting to be swathed in the Camelot-like tapestry that is the home of Francine Coffey. Now on the market for the first time since the mid-1980s, the space is rich in Americana, from presidential ... More