Britney Spears’s father has been suspended as her conservator, bringing her one step closer to being #FreeBritney. To celebrate, she freed herself—of everything—on Instagram. Seriously, though, why are we still censoring nipples in the year of our lady 2021?

Popsugar has some pop-culture inspired ideas for your Halloween costume this year. I’m expecting to see a lot of Cruella among the teens-and-younger set.  


Let your heart be healed: Lil Nas X covered Jolene and Dolly Parton embraced it. Of course she did. For one thing, she’s Dolly, our Queen of Uncomplicated Joy. For another, she is extremely shrewd, and Lil Nas X is IT right now. Like she’s going to miss a chance to be part of the Lil Nas X story.

Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent was inspired by Paloma Picasso this season. It is VERY Eighties. As a strong-shouldered gal, I am not anxious for Big Shoulders to come back into fashion.

Following Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Day, now is a good time to get to know some Indigenous critics. Have you read Shea Vassar? Shea is a Cherokee writing about film, television, and pop culture. Here she is on Reservation Dogs, but don’t just read Indigenous voices on Indigenous subjects—Shea’s a great writer in any context. Here’s her review of The Many Saints of Newark, which hits theaters and HBO Max today.