Rachel Syme is the former culture editor of The Daily Beast and now writes regularly about the arts.

In celebration of Mother’s Day, The Daily Beast presents a selection of great fiction about moms to suit every mother’s taste and circumstances.

Interior design queen Nan Swid and the king of custom color Donald Kaufman collaborate for a joint art show of their new work. VIEW OUR GALLERY

Starring as tortured abstract painter Mark Rothko in the acclaimed play Red, which just opened on Broadway, Alfred Molina talks to Rachel Syme about portraying a sacred monster.

Despite a critical drubbing, The Addams Family musical is Broadway's latest smash hit. View our gallery of a kooky new museum exhibit celebrating Addams' cartoon vision of Manhattan.

They spend all day surrounded by delicious food, yet they don't pack on the pounds. Rachel Syme spoke to svelte kitchenmasters to find out how they eat and eat without gaining weight.

Guy Fieri has become the Food Network's biggest star, while offending foodies by promoting lowbrow favorites like BBQ sushi. He talks to Rachel Syme about taking on the haters.

Illustrator Hilary Knight is being honored by the New York Public Library tonight. He speaks to Rachel Syme about Kay Thompson, the lost Eloise book, and her new movie. VIEW OUR GALLERY

This week, Natalie Portman went on an anti-meat campaign, British theater companies went digital, and a Glee single went gold. View our gallery of the week in art, music, TV, and film.