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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
  • 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

  • Behind the Exhibit: Mickalene Thomas at NCART

    Behind the Exhibit: Mickalene Thomas at NCART

    “You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences” at North Carolina Museum of Art features an ethereal mix of big-name contemporary work

    Since her breakout solo show at the Brooklyn Museum in 2012, New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas has been a highly documented player in the vanguard of contemporary black art (often alongside Derrick Adams, with whom she throws a joint birthday party each year). Thomas is most famous ... More

  • Tan France’s Guide to Salt Lake City

    Tan France’s Guide to Salt Lake City

    Queer Eye's fashion expert on his unlikely home base and why he'll never move to L.A.

    Everyone and their mother has a favorite from Netflix’s Queer Eye reboot, or so it seems. Even non-watchers likely felt the new Fab 5's infectious glow as it radiated through the culture, spawning a delicious online conspiracy regarding food guy Antoni's cooking ability and a recently viral ... More

  • Meet a Tastemaker With an Eye for Talent

    Meet a Tastemaker With an Eye for Talent

    Meet Heiji Choy Black, the mother of four who helped discover Virgil Abloh

    If “having it all” is an art, Heiji Choy Black is a master; the entrepreneur and tastemaker lives in a dream apartment overlooking Lincoln Park with her husband (hedge-fund manager Brian Black) and four kids, while serving on the boards of some of Chicago’s best cultural institutions. But like any ... More

  • Virgil Abloh Takes Over Menswear at Louis Vuitton

    Virgil Abloh Takes Over Menswear at Louis Vuitton

    The revolutionary designer will unveil his inaugural collection in June

    On Monday, Louis Vuitton revealed that Off-White's Virgil Abloh would take the reigns of menswear for the brand, replacing recently departed artistic director Kim Jones. Abloh, who has risen meteorically within the fashion industry since Kanye West hired the Chicago-born design wunderkind to be his consultant, will stay on as creative director ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: “Unhomely” at Friedman Benda

    Behind the Exhibit: “Unhomely” at Friedman Benda

    Detroit-based wunderkind Chris Schanck's colorful statement pieces contain an inclusive message

    Chris Schanck’s Technicolor designs may look like genetically modified parlor furniture, but the process he uses to create his genre-bending works is deceptively unscientific. Schanck concocted the technique known as “ALUfoil” as a graduate student Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, transforming readily available materials like metal, foam and aluminum ... More

  • Isabella Rossellini Does Good With Her Love of Dogs

    Isabella Rossellini Does Good With Her Love of Dogs

    In addition to being one of our most glamorous actresses, Rossellini raises dogs to help the visually impaired

    If the many model-actress hyphenates out there, Isabella Rossellini is arguably our most established; in addition to being David Lynch’s original muse, she has steadily starred in fashion and beauty campaigns since the ’80s, from Lancôme to Sies Marjan last year (the latter alongside her son Roberto). But unlike most ... More