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The legendary designer's highly constructed creations and outlandishly dramatic aesthetic made him a favorite of stars such as Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. He died Sunday at 73.

The revival seems more concerned with apologizing for <em>Sex and the City</em>'s transgressions than engaging with the present in any meaningful way.

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the Netflix show <em>Twentysomethings: Austin</em>, a look back at 20 years of <em>The Onion</em> and more.

Just the <em>Vox</em>, ma'am: This animated fantasy series loses some of what makes the web series it's based on so richly rewarding, but those coming in fresh will get caught up in its characters and story.

Netflix's popular crime series is about to drop the first half of its last season. We look at five questions that hang over these seven episodes, and the seven more that will follow.

The new series <em>The Gilded Age</em>, from the creator of <em>Downton Abbey</em>, takes a big, talented cast to 1882 New York for a story about money and class.

André Leon Talley was a towering figure in fashion who spoke up about Black representation and the fashion industry's toll on Black people. He passed away on Jan. 18, 2022.

For decades, Talley was the larger-than-life creative director and editor-at-large of <em>Vogue</em>. His influence was felt on fashion runways, where he pushed to include more Black designers and models.

Sea shanties, the word "cheugy," feta pasta and "RushTok" were all fleeting internet obsessions over the past year. But what do such "garbage trends" say about our cultural condition?

André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of <em>Vogue </em>magazine, has died. He was a regular in the front row of fashion shows in New York and Europe.

Years after the <em>How I Met Your Mother</em> finale left us with bad feelings, <em>How I Met Your Father </em>is premiering on Hulu. The concept is similar, but the chemistry and quirkiness may be hard to duplicate.

Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, it's never been easier or more affordable to make a perfect facsimile of a human voice: a celebrity, a world leader or even a public-radio reporter.

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Newly minted LA Opera conductor Lina González-Granados often works with young singers outside of performance halls and says the LA Opera does a good job of bringing music to other…

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Serving in the California government can be demoralizing, so many of the state’s promising public officials have found greener pastures — and more power — in nonprofits.

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The authors of “Out of Office” discuss how telecommuting can make people feel an unhealthy need to constantly work, and why it’s problematic to tie so much of your identity to your…

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