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Samantha Leach


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Samantha:

In 'The Lost Daughter,' Maggie Gyllenhaal Makes Love To Her Husband — With The Camera

First-time filmmaker Maggie Gyllenhaal turns the female gaze on her husband Peter Sarsgaard in 'The Lost Daughter.' → Read More

These Joan Didion Quotes Honor Her Legacy

'The Year of Magical Thinking' author Joan Didion died at 87 years old after a battle with Parkinson's disease. → Read More

These bell hooks Quotes Capture Her Profound Legacy

In honor of the writer's death, these bell hooks quotes — collected from books like 'ain't i a woman' and 'feminism is for everybody' — highlight her legacy. → Read More

Amanda Gorman Procrastinates, Too — She Just Does It Better

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman reflects on the key elements of her writer's routine. → Read More

Lili Anolik On Dark Academia, Donna Tartt’s Influence, & Her New Podcast

Lili Anolik's new podcast, 'Once Upon a Time… at Bennington College,' focuses on the patron saint of the Dark Academia trend, author Donna Tartt. → Read More

Comedian Sydnee Washington On Beyoncé, Instagram, & Her Black Barbie Series

Sydnee Washington's Black Barbie Instagram Story series is 'Zola'-level outlandish. → Read More

Meet Emily Ratajkowski, Writer

In her debut essay collection, 'My Body,' Emily Ratajkowski ruminates on the corrosive power of the male gaze. → Read More

You Can Put Daphne Rubin-Vega’s Sofrito on Almost Anything

When Daphne Rubin-Vega first started dating her now husband, Thomas Costanzo, the "In the Heights" star knew she had to bring her A-game in the kitchen. → Read More

Stephanie Land On 'Maid,' The Netflix Adaptation, & Building A She-Shed

The author of the bestselling memoir opens up about bringing her story to the small screen in Netflix's 'Maid.' → Read More

The Private World Of Camila Cabello

The singer on her new album, 'Familia'; Shawn Mendes; filming 'Cinderella'; and using TikTok to shut down the body shamers. → Read More

Why Ghosting Feels Like “You’re In The Middle Of A Murder Mystery Plot”

In "Ghosts," Dolly Alderton channels her exploration of modern love into fiction. The essayist talks to Bustle about autofiction and how men fall in love. → Read More

For Lindsay Shookus & Kristin O'Keeffe Merrick, It’s Real Talk Or Bust

'Saturday Night Live' producer Lindsay Shookus and Kristin O'Keeffe Merrick reflect on the tenets of their working friendship. → Read More

How Fried Chicken & Black Bean Noodles Helped Michelle Zauner Writer Her Memoir

Singer-songwriter Michelle Zauner reflects on adapting her memoir 'Crying In H Mart' for the big screen. → Read More

At 28, Patti Smith Smoked Pot, Ate Pizza & Wrote Poetry

Patti Smith reflects on her life at 28, the year she released her seminal album, 'Horses,' and her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe. → Read More

Stassie Karanikolaou On Kylie Jenner, Instagram Shoots & Her Childhood In LA

Stassie Karanikolaou — Stassie Baby on Instagram, BFF to Kylie Jenner, ex-girlfriend of Noah Centineo — is finally ready to be her own main character. → Read More

Chef Liz Rogers Is a Proud ‘à la Mode Girl’

The founder of Creamalicious Ice Cream is bringing a Southern twist to the summertime favorite. → Read More

The Author Of 'Three Women' Explores Sex & Trauma Once Again, This Time In Fiction

Author Lisa Taddeo speaks about her new novel 'Animal,' which follows her acclaimed nonfiction book 'Three Women.' → Read More

St. Vincent On Battling Fate & How Paul McCartney Made Her Laugh-Cry

The artist took inspiration from women like Lauren Hutton, Joni Mitchell, Tori Amos, and more for her new '70s inspired album. → Read More

Torrey Peters On 'Detransition, Baby,' Toni Morrison, & Her Bad Taste In Audiobooks

Torrey Peters’ bestselling novel, 'Detransition, Baby' is among the first written by a trans woman to be released by a big-five publisher. → Read More

Mary Beth Barone Is The Dr. Phil For F*ckboi Addiction

The comedian has all the answers when it comes to the perils of Tinder-era dating. → Read More