Carey Purcell, Vanity Fair

Carey Purcell

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Past articles by Carey:

‘Blonde’: Is the New Marilyn Monroe Movie an Antiabortion Fever Dream?

Yes, Ana de Armas is good in the surreal Netflix biopic. Now let’s discuss violence against women and fetuses that talk. → Read More

Patina Miller Makes Her “Super Magical” Return to Broadway With Into the Woods

“Every night when I turn upstage and look at all those women, I just feel so empowered,” the Tony Award winner tells Vanity Fair of her latest production. → Read More

I am tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion

Twice I've been in serious relationships with Jewish men who've said my Christianity wasn't a problem. Until it was. → Read More

Get in, Losers: We’re Learning How the Mean Girls Musical Got Made

Lyricist Nell Benjamin on adapting Tina Fey’s 2004 teen classic without losing the movie’s biting humor—or its heart. → Read More

December is an expensive time to be single

Unmarried people are often expected to travel to see family, but they have smaller budgets to do so. → Read More

Is he interested in me, or does he just want ‘Hamilton’ tickets?

I write about theater. Most of the romantic prospects I meet appear to be more curious about getting "Hamilton" tickets than getting to know me. → Read More

“No Fatties”: When Healthcare Hurts

A fat person walking into a doctor's office can expect lectures, condescension, and misdiagnoses from a medical culture that chalks every health issue up to weight. → Read More

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Paula Is Serving Up Sweet Revenge and Cathartic Rage

Star Donna Lynne Champlin talks Paula’s groundbreaking past—especially that abortion arc—and what’s coming next in Season 3. → Read More

It Girl: Introducing Sophia Lillis, Heart and Soul of the Losers’ Club

15-year-old Lillis makes a big splash as Beverly in the new adaptation of Stephen King’s killer clown classic. → Read More


5 of the best movies based on true stories

Lawyers, journalists and everyday people entertain in Hollywood's best movies based on true stories. → Read More


Who is Addison on 'Pretty Little Liars' and why is she on the show?

There's a new girl in Rosewood on 'Pretty Little Liars.' → Read More


'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Review: Does the HBO film do the book justice?

Despite an all-star cast, the HBO movie doesn't do justice to the Rebecca Skloot book. → Read More


'Pretty Little Liars' Season 7 Theories: Is Alison pregnant with Emily's baby?

'Pretty Little Liars' has inspired some wild theories on how the final season could conclude. → Read More


What's the "endgame" in 'Pretty Little Liars'? Episode 11 reveals a major secret

Before reaching "endgame," 'Pretty Little Liars' has some dangerous moves to make. → Read More


Who was Henrietta Lacks? 4 things to know before 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'

Henrietta Lacks helped to cure diseases, but no one knows her name. → Read More


'Pretty Little Liars': Ranking the best, worst and grossest relationships

Which couples on 'Pretty Little Liars' should stay together? → Read More


What time is 'Pretty Little Liars' on tonight? When to watch season 7, episode 11

The final 10 episodes of 'Pretty Little Liars' begin on Freeform at 8 p.m. Eastern. → Read More


Who is Sister Catherine Cesnik? 4 things to know about Netflix's murder-mystery docuseries

The mysterious death of a beloved nun will be examined in the new Netflix series 'The Keepers.' → Read More


'Pretty Little Liars': Ranking the best, worst and grossest relationships

Danger — life-threatening, and sometimes life-ending — was always the key plot point on Pretty Little Liars. But even while running for their lives and fighting the anonymous evil that was after them, the Liars still found time for romance, and a… → Read More


Who is Uber A on 'Pretty Little Liars'? Here are 10 of the most likely suspects.

The final 10 episodes of 'Pretty Little Liars' will reveal the biggest villain of all. → Read More