Review: Taylor Swift delivers master class in pop ambition

A woman plays the piano covered in grass onstage

GLENDALE, Ariz. —  Taylor Swift stood on stage at State Farm Stadium, lights bouncing off her bedazzled leotard, and absorbed the sound of the 70,000 or so fans in front of her. “I don’t know how […]

Elder: Innate Passage review – ground-shaking heaviness meets lofty ambition | Music

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The borders between prog and metal have always been porous, as Massachusetts-formed (and now Berlin-based) quartet Elder clearly understand. They began their own migration from craggy, red-eyed stoner-rock to proggy nirvana with 2015’s latently sophisticated […]

How Dating Prince Harry Opened Meghan Markle’s Eyes to Negative Connotation of Ambition

How Dating Prince Harry Opened Meghan Markle's Eyes to Negative Connotation of Ambition

“Apparently ambition is a terrible, terrible thing — for a woman, that is — according to some.” For Meghan Markle, “ambition” wasn’t a “dirty word” until she started dating one of the world’s most eligible […]

Meghan Markle Talks Ambition on Archetypes Podcast: Quotes

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II at St Paul's Cathedral on June 3, 2022 in London, England. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated from June 2 to June 5, 2022, in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Meghan Markle’s Spotify podcast series has finally arrived. For the first episode of “Archetypes,” the Duchess of Sussex interviews now-retired tennis icon and close friend Serena Williams about ambition, a quality both women are replete […]