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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
  • Brendan Scannell’s Guide to Silverlake

    Brendan Scannell’s Guide to Silverlake

    The Heathers star shares sneak-peeks about his non-binary role and the best gay bar in L.A.

    80s black comedy Heathers is getting the TV reboot treatment, and in the forthcoming TV Land iteration, the cheerleader-like sameness of the original clique will be replaced by a diverse set of ruthless neo-Heathers: zaftig, body positive ringleader Heather Chandler flanked by black lesbian Heather McNamara and gender-queer Heather Duke, ... More

  • Meet the Hamptons’ Queen of Design

    Meet the Hamptons’ Queen of Design

    Kelly Behun brings eccentricity to the Hampton’s billionaires’ lane

    As with many wealthy enclaves, it’s easy to imagine the Hamptons as a symbolic destination – a Nancy Meyers kitchen in the sky – rather than a physical place. But it was the land’s natural beauty that has drawn interior designer Kelly Behun to the East End ... More

  • See Britney Spears Rock Kenzo’s Luxury Denim

    See Britney Spears Rock Kenzo’s Luxury Denim

    The princess of pop has landed her first designer campaign

    For as long as she’s been the princess of pop, Britney Spears has been the denim queen. From her and Justin Timberlake’s famed Canadian tuxedo stunt at the 2001 AMAs to her popularizing microscopic jorts throughout the aughts, Spears has long been synonymous with the all-American textile. So now, as ... More

  • A Former Child Actor’s Grown-Up Second Act

    A Former Child Actor’s Grown-Up Second Act

    Christa B. Allen and Johnny What of Pour Vous release an ode to female sexuality for the #MeToo era

    For fans of BRÅVES, the pop-rock band's the high-concept video for the song “Me The Thief,” in which a trio of women (two of them apparently identical twins) exchange in slow-motion kisses, likely came as little shock. After all, BRÅVES’s Johnny What has been known for his boundary-pushing More

  • Tour Erika Jayne’s Lush Hollywood Headquarters

    Tour Erika Jayne’s Lush Hollywood Headquarters

    Peek inside the oasis where Erika Girardi, wife and mother, becomes Erika Jayne, pop diva extraordinaire

    When Virginia Woolf proposed in A Room of One’s Own that women need their own domains in order to create, she might not have imagined that one day Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Girardi would carry on this feminist tenet in Barbie-pink high relief. In addition to sharing ... More

  • A Famous Family Takes on Stimulant Addiction

    A Famous Family Takes on Stimulant Addiction

    Christina Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver are the producers behind Netflix's new documentary Take Your Pills

    Netflix’s new documentary Take Your Pills, which debuted at SXSW and started streaming on Friday, is brimming with facts about the pervasiveness of focus-boosting drugs: that prescription stimulants such as Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta comprise a $13 billion pharmaceutical market; that while ADD and ADHD are typically associated with youth, ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Miriam Schapiro at MAD

    Behind the Exhibit: Miriam Schapiro at MAD

    The seminal feminist artist's "femmages" slyly subverted the patriarchy

    When one fantasizes about toppling the patriarchy, one's vision might include taking a sledgehammer to outdated male statues or storming the capital with a Mad Max-style flamethrower guitar. But as glorious as it may be to imagine claiming hyper-rugged instruments as patriarchy-fighting silver bullets, a new exhibit at the ... More

  • Sarah Paulson, Lesley Stahl Fete Literacy Partners

    Sarah Paulson, Lesley Stahl Fete Literacy Partners

    The education nonprofit’s annual gala raised money to support adult literacy programs

    From Taylor Swift to David Bowie, most are on the same page when it comes to the importance of reading. But the struggles of 2 million New York City adults below an 8th-grade reading level are another story. Hence Literacy Partners’ annual gala, which raises awareness and funds ... More

  • Talitha Bateman’s Guide to Scotland

    Talitha Bateman’s Guide to Scotland

    The Love, Simon star talks anti-bullying, her big family and shooting the 2019 Braveheart sequel high in the hills of Scotland

    As one of eight children, Love, Simon star Talitha Bateman knows a thing or two about sibling dynamics. Though she’s the second youngest of her brood, she uses her powers of persuasion (which may or may not have something to do with her nightmare-making turn in the 2017 horror ... More

  • The Story Behind a Housewives Star’s Skincare Empire

    The Story Behind a Housewives Star’s Skincare Empire

    From the White House to The Real Housewives of Dallas, D'Andra Simmons has been an ethically conscious business maven

    As a Real Housewives of Dallas cast member and skincare maven, D’Andra Simmons is no stranger to environmental toxins. Despite the recent second season’s many sordid hijinks, which included everything from death threats to sex toy gags gone wrong, Simmons managed to stay above the fray. “Even though I’m ... More