Daniel Lefferts
Daniel Lefferts

Daniel Lefferts is a freelance writer living in Manhattan.

July 28, 2014

‘The Leftovers’ Is Redefining One of TV's Most Enduring Symbols

"The 20th century's symbol for cool has become the 21st century's symbol of despair."

May 12, 2014

Why We Still Need LGBT Bookstores

The closing of the nation's oldest queer bookstore isn't a cause for commiseration — it's a wake-up call.
March 10, 2014

15 Clues You May Have Missed That Led to the Epic 'True Detective' Finale

There were enough hints to make your head spin.
Feb. 24, 2014

9 Deliciously Twisted Books Every 'House of Cards' Fan Should Read

Political corruption, backstabbing and blackmailing to hold you over 'til season 3.
Feb. 17, 2014

Why 'House of Cards' Is the Sexiest Show on Television

There's a reason season 2 came out on Valentine's Day. Super duper spoiler alert.
Feb. 12, 2014

9 Books Every 20-Something Needs to Read in a Lifetime

Amazon's much-publicized '100 Books to Read in a Lifetime' left out these modern millennial classics.

Feb. 7, 2014

10 Gorgeous Quotes About Love You Won't See on a Hallmark Valentine's Day Card

How to say "I love you," without the clichés.
Feb. 6, 2014

How the Fashion World Is Fighting Against Transphobia

These gorgeous photos show that fashion is a powerful tool in the fight for acceptance.
Jan. 20, 2014

'Looking' is Not the Great Gay Show We've Been Waiting For — And That’s a Good Thing

HBO's new show explores the good, the bad and the ugly in gay life.
Jan. 13, 2014

'True Detective' Premiere: This is the Next Great American TV Show

The ultimate show for a faithless America.
Jan. 10, 2014

'Girls' Season 3 Premiere: 5 Ways 'Girls' Fans Need the Show to Grow Up

'Girls' is back Sunday night. Here's to hoping it starts to grow up.

Jan. 5, 2014

10 Literary Blogs Every 20-Something Should Read

These funny, crass, and addictive sites are must-reads for any 20-something who cares about books.
Dec. 23, 2013

9 Cult TV Shows to Binge-Stream Over the Holidays

Because what is Christmas break good for if not monopolizing your family's TV?
Dec. 19, 2013

How to Make a Movie in Your 20s Without Going Broke

Take it from these award-winning millennial filmmakers.
Dec. 9, 2013

When Am I Going to Die? There's an App For That

An app called Days of Life tells you when, down to the day, you'll croak. And it's brilliant.
Nov. 27, 2013

20-Something TV Characters Are Failing Real-Life 20-Somethings

With notable exceptions, 20-somethings are either underrepresented or overly wealthy on mainstream TV. We should all be worried.

Nov. 15, 2013

This Sculptor is Proving That Mind-Blowing Art Doesn't Fit Online

A new exhibition offers the kind of aesthetic experience that isn't easily found in the digital age.
Nov. 7, 2013

7 Celebrities That Should Do No-Shave November

Movember isn’t just for normals. These celebrities and politicians should join in on the fun, too.
Oct. 31, 2013

'Blue is the Warmest Color' is the First 21st Century Love Story

Believe the hype. For all the controversy it’s stirred, this French Palme d’Or-winner about a stormy lesbian relationship is one of the first great love stories of the 21st century.
Oct. 22, 2013

The Ridiculous Ways America's Clothing Stores Try to Lure Hipsters

Urban Outfitters, American Apparel, and Marc Jacobs will stop at nothing to bring hipster dollars in the door.