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Daisy Johnson's Everything Under Is a Quiet Repurposing of the Oedipus Myth  Daisy Johnson's Everything Under Is a Quiet Repurposing of the Oedipus Myth 

In his essay on “Oedipal Knowledge,” Michel Foucault argued that Sophocles’s Oedipus, whose namesake is a man seemingly out of options, could be read as a meditation on being too much. “Everything concerning and around Oedipus is too much,” Foucault writes, “too many parents, too many marriages, fathers who are also…

A New Record Is Set for Most Absurd Sum Spent at Auction on Work by a Living Artist A New Record Is Set for Most Absurd Sum Spent at Auction on Work by a Living Artist

It is time, yet again, for a very lucky person to set a new record for paying too much for a work of art and looking at it as an investment.

Man Reportedly Orders Peacock, Pig, and Giant Salamander in Drunken Online Shopping Spree  Man Reportedly Orders Peacock, Pig, and Giant Salamander in Drunken Online Shopping Spree 

It’s been a big year for narcoleptic and drunk shopping sprees. Ottessa Moshfegh fictionalized the phenomenon in her novel My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Ben Carson bought a $30,000 table (for “safety reasons,” haha not likely). And, in China, a man allegedly bought a peacock, a pig, and a giant salamander while…

In A Christmas Prince Trailer, Woman Must Choose Between Royal Title and Her Blog In A Christmas Prince Trailer, Woman Must Choose Between Royal Title and Her Blog

There need to be movies on the airplane’s roster you scroll right past in order to make your ultimate choice feel like a prince charming and not just…The Aviator.

Armie Hammer Vows to Exercise Better 'Twitter Impulse Control' Armie Hammer Vows to Exercise Better 'Twitter Impulse Control'

Armie Hammer has apologized for posting a selfie on the occasion of Stan Lee’s death with the caption, “So touched by all of the celebrities posting pictures of themselves with Stan Lee… no better way to commemorate an absolute legend than putting up a picture of yourself.”

Mark Zuckerberg and Kanye West Are Trying Their Hardest to Ruin Karaoke  Mark Zuckerberg and Kanye West Are Trying Their Hardest to Ruin Karaoke 

I only started enjoying the fuck out of karaoke in the last few years and I’m not about to let Kanye West and Mark Zuckerberg of all people ruin that for me. But, damn, they are really trying to.

Armie Hammer and Lily James to Star in Netflix Adaptation of Rebecca Armie Hammer and Lily James to Star in Netflix Adaptation of Rebecca

Guess what else we are not done remaking: Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 gothic suspense novel Rebecca.

Rob Kardashian Reportedly Forced to Sell Beloved Sock Company to His Mother Rob Kardashian Reportedly Forced to Sell Beloved Sock Company to His Mother

In case his recent request to decrease child support payments didn’t get the message across, Rob Kardashian is low on funds. In the matter of his flailing sock company, however, his mom Kris Jenner is helping him out. Or forcing him to sell the business to her, depending how you look at it.

Michael Avenatti Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Domestic Violence Michael Avenatti Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Domestic Violence

Michael Avenatti—who has represented Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against Donald Trump and therefore fashioned himself as something of a champion of women (kind of)—was arrested on Wednesday over felony domestic violence allegations, TMZ was first to report.

This NYT Profile of the 'Canadian Kardashians' Is a Wild Ride 

The New York Times published a surreal report on Monday about Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo, sometimes referred to as the “Canadian Kardashians” for their love of dating billionaires, craving for spandex, and constant influencing from the comfort of private jet flights around the world.

Mother and Son Rescued After Floating Miles From Shore on Inflatable Swan Mother and Son Rescued After Floating Miles From Shore on Inflatable Swan

A mid-fall beach-faring warning to you all: Just because you’re hovering godlike above the chilly water in your elegant swan raft doesn’t mean you can wing it! Stay aware of your surroundings. Maybe just take a long, luxurious bath instead.

Better Ratings Follow Megyn Kelly's Departure From Today Better Ratings Follow Megyn Kelly's Departure From Today

Now that the sometimes nauseating sometimes stupefying fever dream that was Megyn Kelly hosting the 9 a.m. hour of the Today show has come to an end, it’s possible NBC can breath a sigh of relief knowing ratings have since gone up.

Total Package Sues to Lower His Age by 20 Years so He Can Get More Dates on Tinder  Total Package Sues to Lower His Age by 20 Years so He Can Get More Dates on Tinder 

A horny Dutch man who is literally 69 years old is reportedly suing to lower the age on his birth certificate in the hopes that this will make it easier for him to get dates on Tinder. The dude has a lot of work to do on interpersonal relationships. I bet he’s good at swiping though.

American Airlines Will Offer Early Boarding to Passengers With Nut Allergies American Airlines Will Offer Early Boarding to Passengers With Nut Allergies

Nobody gives enough credit to people with nut allergies for winning the culture wars.

Judge Denies Katy Perry's Request to Keep Deposition in Dr. Luke Case Sealed  Judge Denies Katy Perry's Request to Keep Deposition in Dr. Luke Case Sealed 

Katy Perry wanted to keep the full transcript of her deposition in the Dr. Luke case sealed, arguing that its importance was tangential to the case and could be subject to intense scrutiny and gossip if released. But on Thursday The Hollywood Reporter relayed that a New York Judge presiding over the defamation lawsuit…

Hilary Duff Is Delighted by Her Placenta Smoothie  Hilary Duff Is Delighted by Her Placenta Smoothie 

This is why I don’t listen to podcasts!

J.K. Rowling Suing Former Assistant for Alleged Unauthorized Purchases, Such as Cats  J.K. Rowling Suing Former Assistant for Alleged Unauthorized Purchases, Such as Cats 

J.K. Rowling is not enjoying the change in seasons as she is still stuck in the summer of scam.

Hot Duck, Come Back  Hot Duck, Come Back 

The hot duck that’s been strutting about Central Park making an entire news cycle fall into schmaltzy duck lust with it has reportedly ghosted.

White House Suspends Jim Acosta's Press Pass Following Contentious Exchange With Trump at News Conference White House Suspends Jim Acosta's Press Pass Following Contentious Exchange With Trump at News Conference

The White House announced on Wednesday evening that it is revoking CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass “until further notice,” following a heated exchange between Acosta and Donald Trump, and the reporter’s refusal to hand over his microphone to a female staffer who came along to collect it.

Johnny Depp Prepared for His Jack Sparrow Role by Overheating His Brain in a Sauna  Johnny Depp Prepared for His Jack Sparrow Role by Overheating His Brain in a Sauna 

As I’ve observed with nonchalant horror the steady release of movies starring Johnny Depp based on a Disney World ride, I figured good drugs were involved in the realization of this project—and I don’t think I’m wrong—but also, I guess, saunas?

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