Stories about Culture

Jan 29 2016

For the world's most scrutinized body, Barbie has a new look

The new Barbie Fashionistas line will also include seven different skin tones. Mattel's counting on it. Barbie not only faces challenges in an increasingly competitiv...

Jan 29 2016

Obama: Oscar controversy 'expression of a broader issue'

The presidential contender said in an interview with AOL.com that the moves by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to diversify its membership are "overdue"...

Jan 28 2016

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' release delayed to Dec. 2017

In other release-date news, The new Marvel/Sony reboot of "Spider-Man" starring Tom Holland has also been moved. The Star Wars date change has allowed a shift for ano...

Jan 28 2016

Academy takes historic action to increase diversity

On Tuesday, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs released an official statement on behalf of the Academy via Twitter regarding the Oscars' lack of diversity. "Women ...

Jan 28 2016

Konta upbeat despite defeat to 'consistent' Kerber

The match is expected to start at approximately 3:30am GMT. Australian Open quarter-finalist Zhang revealed the support she has received from local Sam Stosur after her...