Another Kind of Monster is Born
Introducing the Queen (of Hearts)
On Hitchcock, Giving Up, and Being an Artist
You Don’t Have to Take Everything Off to be Beautiful
Slut-Shaming: The Gift that Keeps on Giving
Interview with Steven Klein: On Art, Madonna, and Identity
Mother Misfit and the Absence of Sex (Appeal)
I Was an LAPD Reject (part one)
On Miley, Disney, Elton, and the Lost Art of Creativity
I Was an LAPD Reject (part two)
12 Years a Slave, Torture Porn, and the Unfortunate Problem of American Apathy
I Was an LAPD Reject (part three)
I Was an LAPD Reject (part four)
Haters Gonna Hate
Deconstructing Dahlia: The FM Magazine Interview
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part One, Or How I Ended Up in Berlin
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Two, En Route to Berlin
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Three, In Love with Berlin
Queen of Hearts: A Novel by Dahlia Schweitzer (excerpt)
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Four, Leaving NYC
Dallas Buyers Club: The FDA, Then and Now — When Did Things Get So Screwed Up?
A Self-Portrait in Stages: Part Five, Willkommen in Berlin
In Praise of Selfies: Work It, Girl
A Self-Portrait in Stages: The End & Beginnings, Berlin and LA
Dear Perks of Being a Wallflower: Thank You
I’ll See You Maybe: Our Culture of Unaccountability
Miss Longsuffering, Mr. Douchebag, and the Tale We’ve Heard a Million Times Before
Why Self-Publishing is Awesome (and Why Full-Time Writing Doesn’t Work)
New Year, New You: Just Own It
Can You Be Friends (with Benefits)?
Hey Guys, Carpe That Fucking Diem Already
Danger, Danger! Red Flags Ahead!
In Real Life, Images Are Larger Than They Appear
Faux-Lesbians, Victoria’s Secret, and the Case of the Missing CEO
I’m Back, Bitches — And I’m Bossy
On HBO’s Girls and Hannah and Why She Matters
Kurt Cobain Twenty Years Later: After the Nevermind
Kurt Cobain Twenty Years Later: Moments of Silence
The Not-So-Magical Secret to Making Time to Write
Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer: Another Kind of Monster
How Alive Are You Willing To Be?
The Very White (and Very Male) Face of Late Night Television
The Myth of the Rom-Com-Romance (aka Don’t Touch My Spikes)
Pictures of You, 20 Years Later: A Goth Flashback
When There is Nothing Left to Say
Why the Movement to Boycott Israel Disgusts and Disappoints Me
On Being Queer and Jewish — And Why Neither Should Matter
He Wanted to Break Me — Or Why I Won’t Judge Janay Palmer
What’s Really Missing in Gone Girl
Why National Coming Out Day is Really No Big Deal
Nikki Sudden: The Coolest Man in the Room
The Dangerous Lesson of Whiplash — And Why I Hated It
Baudrillard, Fake Boobs, and the Blinding White of a New Set of Veneers
Why Hillary’s Logo Really IS as Bad as Everyone is Saying
All Fury, No Soul: Why Mad Max Left Me Empty and Disappointed
Marilyn Monroe: Artist and Auteur
Why Your Hipster T-Shirt Doesn’t Make You a Feminist
On World Teacher’s Day, Support Humane Treatment of Educators
Why Gaga’s Bowie Left Me Empty
Hillary Clinton Rewrites AIDS History
Office Killer with Cindy Sherman in NYC
I Don’t Want Prayers. I Want Gay Rights.
Why Are We So Furious With Girls?
OUT 2.10.18 — Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World
Tempting Fate: Bringing Dangerous Pathogens to Life (in Our Backyard)
Introducing…Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World
Our Government’s War on Women (and Free Speech) Wages On… Stop SESTA-FOSTA!
Forget about Your Feelings. Look at the Facts.
Just Some Facts (About Israel and the Myth of Apartheid)
A Case for Clemency: Why the Menendez Brothers Should Be Released
The Problem With A Star Is Born
Why Shrill Sabotages Its Own Empowerment Message
L.A. Private Eyes Launch Event This Week (and More!)
How Madonna Became Gaga (and Gaga Became Stefani)
Tarantino’s Love Letter to Trump
Why We Need to Put Pizzazz in Impeachment (and Rebuild America’s Educational System)
When Dave Chappelle tried to make a room full of people laugh at me, it backfired, and they laughed at him. But I’m not laughing.
If Only Elizabeth Warren Would Sit Down and Shut Up — Then She Would be Perfect!
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 1
If fear is their lifeblood, why didn’t Trump and the Republican Party embrace the Coronavirus?
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 2
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 3
Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 4
From AIDS to Corona, Silence=Death
Construction Workers Are Not Disposable
Why There Is Nothing Funny About Don’t Look Up
Do the Writers of The L Word Know Actual Lesbians?
When the Classroom Becomes a Minefield
Why Tár’s Queerness Might be the Most Disappointing Thing About the Film
The Scariest Horror Movie of the Year: Don’t Worry Darling
From Glamour to the Grotesque:How the Black Dahlia Became a Sex Icon and Changed the Way We Think About Death