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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
  • 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    When one fantasizes about toppling the patriarchy, one's vision might include taking a sledgehammer to outdated male statues or storming the capital with a Mad Max-style flamethrower guitar.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

  • 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

  • The Most Provocative Art at Spring/Break

    The Most Provocative Art at Spring/Break

    At the avant-garde art fair, this immersive booth showcased female sexuality outside of the male gaze

    In the crowded lineup of art fairs from Armory Week’s New York takeover, which officially ends today, several vied for the title of the “anti-art fair,” eschewing their mainstream counterparts' reputations for showcasing more pomp and circumstance than actual art. Perhaps no fair embodied that spirit better than Spring/Break, ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Rachel Hayes at Missoni

    Behind the Exhibit: Rachel Hayes at Missoni

    The textile artist and fashion house share a strong family resemblance

    By now, mimicry between artists and designers—perhaps best exemplified by Yves Saint Laurent’s 1965 Mondrian collection patterned identically off of Piet Mondrian’s modernist color grids—is a natural and celebrated phenomenon. At first glance, the works of knitwear empire Missoni and textile artist More

  • Meet the Woman Behind Molly’s Game

    Meet the Woman Behind Molly’s Game

    This International Women's Day, meet the real-life "strong female lead" behind the Aaron Sorkin-directed thrill ride

    In Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game, Jessica Chastain plays real-life card shark Molly Bloom, an Olympic skiing hopeful-turned-poker game ringleader who catered to Hollywood A-listers. While the narrative, culled from Bloom’s memoir, may predate the #MeToo movement, the specter of sexual harassment and female objectification is a constant in ... More

  • Room Request! Adare Manor

    Room Request! Adare Manor

    This 19th century countryside manse defines Celtic grandeur

    In the Irish countryside, you practically can’t go anywhere without tripping over a castle. But the Gothic splendor of Adare Manor, a towering estate-turned-hotel located a half-hour outside the rugged city of Limerick, strikes awe in the heart of even the most well-traveled Hibernophile. Built in the early 1800s by ... More