Sure it’s sexy-hot and features fabulous real-estate porn, but Sheila Weller finds a deeper reason that midlife women are hooked, starting with the relatable, un-heroic female leads.
Margot Kidder’s daughter talks about the importance of openness after her mother’s death was revealed to be a suicide. Sheila Weller explores how greater honesty can help us all
The counter-culture Golden Girl tells Sheila Weller about breaking racial taboos, her cancer battle—and the greatest gift her daughters gave her.
Recently, most novels about women have featured comely young heroines. But Karen Karbo reports on two new books that each offer a unique take on complex middle-aged women.
Yes, the Russians may have misused data, and a new poll finds that distrust of social media is at 60 percent, but here’s why Lisa DePaulo still loves Facebook.
Ready to air some grievances? This comedian sure is. Here’s how she finds humor in life’s most annoying moments
Producer Sarah Green talks about her latest project, the edgy “Fahrenheit 451,” and why generosity and mentoring are the pulse of her life right now.
Margot Kidder, star of Superman and many other films, died on Sunday at 69. NextTribe contributor Sheila Weller knew Margot and remembers the life of a true original.
In our regular installment of the Everyday Adventuress, our quick-sketch correspondent visits the sizzling hot David Bowie exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Here she explores his Golden Years and what his music has meant to her and the culture.
When Catherine Hiller read her mom’s life story, little did she know the secrets she’d suddenly learn—movie stars, crimes, and sex. Lots of sex.
Authors, photographers and musicians took to the stage to lend their voices to our celebration of the power and creativity of women like us. The message: We Rock!
On the 50th anniversary of Janis Joplin’s breakout as a solo artist—with a movie and book on the way—the legendary singer’s best friend tells of their bond and their escapades—from Haight Ashbury to Woodstock.
The big hit of this year’s Sundance Film Festival was a documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the remarkable Supreme Court justice. But it took two super-fans to get this icon’s story onto the big screen. Michele Willens reports.
Have you ever heard a name on the news and thought, “Is that the kid I used to know?” Stephanie Dolgoff looks at why our possible brushes with future fame (or infamy) are so stupidly thrilling.
We grew up to her gorgeous songs. Behind the scenes, she struggled—deeply. Now, she shares with Sheila Weller how she’s tapping her creativity and finding a whole new energy.
Meet a squad of amazing women: These two new books—one fiction, one not—will introduce you to fascinating characters who will inspire you to take on the world…or your corner of it.
Born into a famous family, Allegra Huston had to “learn to star in her own life.” Here, she tells Sheila Weller how she did that and why she wrote a hot new book about midlife romance.
In her new memoir, the ferociously funny comedian, known as Ms. Pat, explains how she made the leap from poverty, drugs and single motherhood into comic stardom.
You’ve heard there are no good parts for women over 50 on-screen? That’s just part of the story. Mary Ellen Farrar takes a closer look and finds some surprises.
Wendi McLendon-Covey has learned some important life lessons from playing her role on “The Goldbergs.” Here, she tells us why Betty White is her role model and shares the secret to her great marriage (it’s got nothing to do with sex).