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Everything You Need to Know About the Heiress Who Inspired a Taylor Swift Song
Swift purchased Rebekah Harkness’s infamous Rhode Island mansion in 2013.
Madison Malone Kircher
Spike Lee Debuts Short Film Connecting George Floyd and
Do the Right Thing
“This is history again and again and again …”
’s Characters Compare to Their Real-Life Counterparts
The series about the 1970s ERA ratification effort doesn’t need to digress from history for the sake of a good story — but it still occasionally does.
The True Hollywood Stories Behind
’s Alternate History
Separating fact from fabrication in Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix series, which deliberately skews Tinseltown’s past in ways both big and small.
I Am Agog at the Stunning Re-creation of 1819 Massacre in the
Down with the Corn Laws!
I’m Sorry, But the Posters for
Mary Queen of Scots
Have the Wrong Taglines
Let’s talk 16th-century monarchs.
American Crime Story: Versace
Actors Compare to Real-life Counterparts
Penélope Cruz as Donatella Versace? Already iconic.
Actors Compare to Their Real-life Counterparts
Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis! Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford!
Shows Trump’s Racism
It’s a particularly effective piece of agitprop.
E. Alex Jung
Rap: If It’s Not Scottish, It’s Crap
A new theory claims that rap actually has its roots in medieval Scottish tradition. Don’t tell Kool Herc.