Becca Rothfeld

Gone Girl's Feminist Update of the Old-Fashioned Femme Fatale
October 08, 2014

Commentators who charge Gone Girl with sexism or immorality make the mistake of assuming that its message is literal.

The New Fairy Tale Is Trying to Escape Its Past
September 23, 2014

How fairytale re-tellings betray their origins.

The Japanese Literature Trend That's Half Cupcake, Half Decapitation
August 05, 2014

A new novel shows the darker side of cute.

How Ravers Became the New Flower Children
EDM is the feel-good music of a new generation
July 26, 2014

How EDM became the feel-good music of a new generation.