Katherine Krueger, ELLE Magazine (US)

Katherine Krueger

ELLE Magazine (US)

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • ELLE Magazine (US)
Past:
  • Splinter
  • MediaShift
  • Talking Points Memo
  • PBS
  • The Guardian

Recent articles by Katherine:

The Case for Traveling Alone

Wandering the globe connects me with my true self, and at 54, I’m just getting started. → Read More

The Difference Between Queen and Queen Consort in British Monarchy

After Queen Elizabeth II's death, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, became the Queen Consort. → Read More

What Happens if Roe v. Wade is Overturned by The Supreme Court

A Supreme Court draft opinion suggests the Court seeks to overturn abortion rights. Here’s what that means. → Read More

‘Heidi World’ Is the Deliciously Addictive Story of an All-American Hustler

The new podcast from Molly Lambert explores the life and times of “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss. → Read More

Sean Baker Talks 'Red Rocket,' 'Bye Bye Bye,' Portraying Sex Work

The Florida Project director on why we love flawed characters, securing “Bye Bye Bye” as his film’s “anthem,” and casting fresh talent. → Read More

The Good, Bad, and Baffling of the 2021 Emmy Award Nominees

The 2021 Emmy Award nominations finally landed on July 13, 2021, and as always, there's plenty to unpack. Let's break down the good, the bad, and the baffling. → Read More

Laura Dern on Jurassic World, Coffee With David Lynch, and Working With the ALA

"I don't think he will stop until I've shaved my head." → Read More

Lost and Found: One Year in Quarantine

Some of our favorite writers, thinkers, and organizers to reflect on what they've lost or found during the pandemic. → Read More

The Dumbest Things We're Fighting About In Quarantine

Social distancing might still mean being in close quarters with our partners, roommates, or family. Here are the dumbest things we're sparring about as cabin fever sets in. → Read More

Twitter Is Circulating Incredibly Stories About Parasite Director Bong Joon-ho

After South Korean director Bong Joon-ho won big at last night's Oscars, stories trickled out about him being super down to earth, humble, and an all-around good guy. → Read More

What in the World Is Going on With These 'Amazon Ambassadors'?

Last night, a deeply strange thing happened after a Twitter user responded to a fairly innocuous August 1 tweet from Amazon offering up free tours at a “fulfillment center” to see what the “warehouses are really like.” → Read More

Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a 'Bitch' on the Air

Things are tense on Splinter’s fave gab-fest, The View. After reports of behind-the-scenes bickering, the drama played out in front of the camera on Wednesday morning, as Meghan McCain finally snapped and called Joy Behar, her frequent nemesis and co-host, a “bitch.” → Read More

This Is Getting Really Dangerous

On Wednesday morning, Fox News used its biggest megaphone to amplify an attention-starved congressman’s bad faith charge against Rep. Ilhan Omar: that, in remarks before the Council on American-Islamic Relations, she characterized the Sept. 11 attacks as “some people did something.” → Read More

Court Doc: Coast Guard Lt. Had Guns, Kill List of Politicians

A Tuesday court filing in a Maryland district court alleges that a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant had ties to white supremacist contacts, a weapons stockpile, and a hit list of political and media figures ranging from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough to Nancy Pelosi to the Democratic Socialists of America. → Read More

Trump Reportedly Didn't Want Puerto Rico to Get a Single Cent After the Hurricane

Taken in by an utter falsehood about how Puerto Rico was planning to misuse disaster relief funds, President Donald Trump reportedly wanted to starve the island even more than he ultimately did, saying he didn’t want them to have so much as a dollar and to funnel more funds to efforts in Texas and Florida. → Read More

Court Docs Allege Ex-Trump Staffer Drugged Woman He Got Pregnant With 'Abortion Pill' [UPDATED]

The ongoing custody battle between former Trump campaign operatives Jason Miller and A.J. Delgado has taken another nasty turn: In an explosive new court filing, Delgado’s legal team alleges that Miller—prior to their own high-profile extramarital romance—carried out an affair with a woman he met at an Orlando strip club. Additionally, the court documents claim, when the woman found out she was… → Read More

Twitter Is Punishing Users Who Tweeted Our Stephen Miller Story

This morning, Splinter published the personal cell phone number of White House adviser Stephen Miller, an official so monstrous as to reportedly find humor in the disturbing images of child immigrants separated from their undocumented parents. → Read More

Woman Apologizes for Saying the Bad Word

Samantha Bee’s monologue on her show Wednesday night involved excoriating the Trump administration’s goal of separating every child from their parents if they commit the moral sin of trying to cross the border. She also referred to Ivanka Trump as a “cunt.” Naturally, everyone—from the White House on down—focused on litigating how Bad the second thing was, until Bee and her network, TBS,… → Read More

The Brooklyn Comedian Whose Joke About ICE Got Him a Visit From Homeland Security

Jake Flores is a part-time stand-up comic, podcast host, and self-described “pizza delivery guy” who, in a strange twist of fate, recently found himself debating immigration policy with four Homeland Security agents in his home. The agents paid him an early morning visit last Sunday because of some jokes he tweeted about Cinco de Mayo. → Read More

Scott Pruitt Has Turned the EPA Into a Living Nightmare

Scott Pruitt, the head of Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency, has been under fire for months over his extravagant spending and luxury travel. Now, he is apparently so worried about his precarious position in the administration that his senior staffers rarely know his whereabouts. → Read More