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1 E. Jean Carroll’s history of the “Hideous Men” she has encountered over the decades, and her allegation that President Trump attacked her, launched a wrenching, multifaceted national conversation. The cover story, which was published online Friday,
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Take No Man’s Censure
OPHELIA DIRECTED BY CLAIRE MCCARTHY. IFC FILMS. PG-13. OPHELIA IS THE ultimate female take-back-the-narrative movie. The novelist Lisa Klein and now the screenwriter Semi Chellas and director Claire McCarthy have gotten hold of the character with
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It’s Shiv’s Turn
Sarah Snook has made Succession’s hard-nosed heiress somehow sympathetic. It must be the side-eye.
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From Chic to Geek
STEFANO AND MARCO, two extremely buff Texans, are standing on the pool deck atop the brand-new TWA Hotel, grinning uncontrollably. Located right next to Jet-Blue’s Terminal 5 at JFK airport, the hotel is the result of a $265 million renovation of arc
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Last Woman Standing
BELITTLED FOR DECADES BY EXECUTIVES AT VIACOM AND CBS, MOCKED BY JOURNALISTS AND INSULTED BY HER OWN FATHER, SHARI REDSTONE NOW SITS ATOP A $30 BILLION MEDIA EMPIRE
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From the Cut: This Is the Future of American Fashion
IN HER CHINATOWN STUDIO in June, Emily Adams Bode was recovering. It had been a busy few weeks for the designer. The night before, she’d thrown herself a 30th-birthday party, which ended with a midnight marriage proposal from her boyfriend. Ten days
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The Accidental Tour Guide
Laura Lippman—novelist, reporter, and Baltimorean—on her city’s many lives and layered literary myths.
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Country Flub
7 LIL NAS X. COLUMBIA RECORDS. AS “OLD TOWN ROAD” closes out its third month on top of the Billboard “Hot 100” chart, it enters the company of the most successful hit singles of the past 20 years. It has already enjoyed a longer stay than event re
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The File: Donald Glover
This July, Donald McKinley Glover Jr.—actor, writer, comedian, rapper, showrunner, idealistic musician boyfriend of Rihanna in the recent anti-capitalist diaspora fable Guava Island and non-swole fashion icon who looks great in Gucci—plays Simba in t
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Cozy Streetscapes and Big Data
WHEN THE HIGHEST OF HIGH-TECH master plans for Toronto’s waterfront, issued by Google’s sibling company Sidewalk Labs, arrived at my doorstep, I laughed. As I first riffled through the “Urban Innovations” section of the four-volume, 1,600-page boxed
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Best Bets: Buzz Bissinger’s Beauty
HIS THERAPIST-APPROVED MASK GlamGlow Supermud Clearing Treatment $59, dermstore.com The GlamGlow mask, with its six different acids, activated charcoal, and K-17 clay, really, really works. My forehead, usually wan and weary-looking, was transform
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How to Reclaim Your Viral Meme: Beating the Internet in Seven Steps
IT’S TAKEN FOR granted that a meme, once weaponized by the internet, will never return to the control (and profit) of its creator. See what happened to Pepe the Frog, who was never born to be a right-wing avatar. But when cartoonist KC Green saw one
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45 MINUTES WITH … René Redzepi
GROWING UP in bicycle-mad Copenhagen, the most famous chef in the world never, ever learned to drive a car. “I’ve never even tried,” René Redzepi is saying in his merry, emphatic, charmingly offhand way, as if cars weren’t something one needed to bot
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Are These the Faces of a New Brooklyn Dynasty?
IN 2010, A COUPLE YEARS BEFORE the Brooklyn Nets first came into existence—with a shiny new building, a business plan built mostly around real estate, and Bruce Ratner (remember him?) implanted as Public Enemy No. 1—the new Nets ownership put up a bi
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Black Lives Lawyer
TRAYVON MARTIN, MIKE BROWN, TAMIR RICE—BEN CRUMP IS TRYING TO TURN A PROTEST MOVEMENT INTO A LEGAL CRUSADE.
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The Battle Of Grace Church
What happened when the oldest nursery school in Brooklyn decided to become a little less old-fashioned? A class riot among the one percent.
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The UNDERGROUND GOURMET GOES OUTDOORS
FOOD TASTES BETTER OUTDOORS. No one really knows why. Something to do with happy childhood memories of summer vacations, camping trips, and Mister Softee? Or heightened organoleptic senses, and the ecstatic effect of ozone molecules on neural colonie
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Just How Queer Is Taylor Swift Now?
“YOU NEED TO CALM DOWN” is out now. TAYLOR SWIFT’S MUSIC VIDEO for her latest single, “You Need to Calm Down,” might be her most bi-curious yet. Many queer critics aren’t happy with her aggressive LGBTQ allyship or her stringing along fans with the
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To Do
POP MUSIC 1. & 2. See Belle and Sebastian and Relisten to How to Solve Our Human Problems At their best. Brooklyn Steel, July 10; Matador. The Scottish indie-pop vets make plush, smart songs about fascinating people falling in and out of love. Th
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The Garage That Grew a House
FOR YEARS, Jared Snyder, who runs the decorative-finishing company JJ Snyder Studio, used to get his work van fixed at J&S Auto Repair. “I mentioned to my studio manager, James Perry Owens, when I was in there one day that I would love to buy a garag
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Lulu Wang Spots the Lie
The director of the Sundance sensation The Farewell has made the kind of movie Hollywood never makes.
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From the Cut: This Is What You Came For
IT WAS BLEAK and stormy on a recent Tuesday evening outside Soho’s Webster boutique. Not propitious fashion weather, but Rihanna was expected, and where Rihanna goes, the temperature has a way of shifting. The Webster had given two floors over to Fen
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Hideous Men
Donald Trump assaulted me in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room 23 years ago. But he’s not alone on the list of awful men in my life.
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Cain And Abel And Oil
An $800 million Louisiana fortune, lifelong grudges, FRAME-UPS, and an INCOMPETENT CONSPIRACY of off-duty cops—a SIBLING RIVALRY like you wouldn’t believe.
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It’s Time to Root for Roger Ailes
THE LOUDEST VOICE premieres June 30 on Showtime. ON JULY 21, 2016, Gabriel Sherman, a journalist then at New York Magazine, was standing on a residential street in Cleveland, his newly fractured elbow in a sling, simultaneously covering the Republic
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“Our” Negroni
On the menu at Abraço; $11; 81 E. 7th St., nr. First Ave.; no phone. It’s pretty much agreed that you don’t shake a Negroni. Among the cocktail cognoscenti, the act is considered just plain wrong, like cooking a steak well done. The rules state that
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A Little Tina Turner Audition
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is coming to Broadway this fall. Recently, dozens of 8-to-12-year-old actresses lined up for the opportunity to play a young incarnation of the title role.
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From The Village To The World
In 1969, New York missed the Stonewall rebellion. But in the five decades since, we’ve covered the changing shape of LGBT life.
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Ten Miles From Stonewall
AT THE FLOWER FUNERAL HOME in Yonkers, Layleen Xtravaganza Cubilette-Polanco was surrounded by dozens of friends, family members, and rainbow-colored bouquets of roses. Mourners paid their respects to the 27-year-old transgender woman as “Over the Ra
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Merci, Madame
MADAME X MADONNA. INTERSCOPE RECORDS. WE HONOR THE first 20 years of music legends’ careers for the drive that elevates them from anonymity to celebrity and the vision that keeps them in flight throughout the best years. We spend the next 20 years
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