Gianni Versace

Television

What Donald Trump and Versace’s Killer Have in Common

Trump’s father once told him, “You are a killer...You are a king.”
Philippa Snow
3.20.18
Television

Versace's Killer Makes Being a Sociopath Look Like Freedom

In the sixth episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Andrew Cunanan demonstrates the liberation of fake connoisseurship.
Philippa Snow
3.6.18
Magazine

A Versace Fable by Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh’s story “A Humble Home,” commissioned for GARAGE No. 14, takes cues from the catalogue for Sotheby’s 2001 auction of the designer’s opulent Miami mansion.
Ottessa Moshfegh
2.23.18
Television

What Did Versace's Lifestyle Provoke In His Killer?

This week, an ugly exploration of individual, internalized and institutionalized homophobia hints at what may have unsettled Andrew Cunanan about Gianni Versace, the show's only happy character.
Philippa Snow
2.20.18
Television

Versace’s Killer Was a Male Inversion of the Femme Fatale

Episode four ensures we’ll never forget Andrew Cunanan’s first time—killing.
Philippa Snow
2.13.18
The Golden Age of Television

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: The Next Best Thing to Being a Star is Killing One

In episode two of American Crime Story, Versace contracts AIDS, and the series wallows deep in its own sense of kitsch.
Philippa Snow
1.29.18
The Golden Age of Television

American Camp Story: Did Versace’s Murderer Really Kill That Dove, Too?

In our first recap of "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Philippa Snow questions whether that poetic dove was really assassinated alongside the designer.
Philippa Snow
1.21.18