Natasha is the Los Angeles corespondent for The Awl. Her book Mad Men: Unbuttoned has been released by Harper's studio.

The A&E reality-TV show has a 71 percent success rate in rehabbing the most determined, hardened addicts. Natasha Vargas-Cooper digs into why the show's methods work.

Natasha Vargas-Cooper reports that Eclipse’s plot is exciting and its boys are pretty—but worries about the bloody mess that will be the next movie, Breaking Dawn.

Her sensational Internet fame over, Kari Ferrell—now in a Utah jail for fraud and forgery—displays her reflective side in a wide-ranging chat with The Daily Beast about the harsh realities of jail (food, masturbation and what the guards call her), how she will change when her sentence ends—and why Steve Jobs should send her a check.