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Bidding from Bed with Sotheby’s

Choice Works, an online auction for Planned Parenthood, featured work by Judy Chicago, Jasper Johns, and more artists while paying homage to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


Antonio Campos Tells Rian Johnson About Making The Devil All the Time

The filmmaking pals discuss small towns, killer clowns, and edit-room meltdowns. 

Toni Braxton and Missy Elliott on the Power of the Tongue

The legendary artists discuss Verzuz, growing up in the church, and speaking their dreams into exsistence.


Lawrence Weiner and Kim Gordon on the Ins and Outs of Making Stuff

A conversation about art and abnegation, for the people in the back.


Matilda De Angelis on Her First Onscreen Kiss—with Nicole Kidman

The newcomer discusses how she went from a remote Italian village to acting opposite her childhood hero in HBO's "The Undoing."


The “Antebellum” Directors on Ancestry and Purpose

Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz discuss their polarizing film, which stars Janelle Monáe.

talk hole

Talk Hole: Cuties, Crypts, and Chris Evans

Live from the city of columns.

ask a sane person

Rebecca Traister Finds Hope In the Mixed-Up-ness of Humanity

The author and 'New York' writer on righteous rage, stubborn denialism, and the joys of a perfect pie crust.

A Life In

Miranda July’s 15-Year Collection of Gifts from a Neighborhood Handyman Named Juan

"He is the only person I see every single day, and on many of those days he has something to give me."


These Boots Were Made for More Than Walking

Stomp and slosh around in these Bottega Veneta boots knowing you can worry (slightly) less about your carbon footprint.

apple of our eye

A. G. Cook Dissolves Into the Light

The PC Music super-producer is having a whirlwind year—and he's only getting started.


Byredo Beauty and the Glow of a Single Pixel

Makeup inspired by everything from a stranger’s hand to the cloudiness of salt water at night.


Miranda July Wants to Dream the Same Dream As You

The pioneering filmmaker on her new work "Kajillionaire," and making art that has the fabric of a dream.


“It’s Going to Be Mad”: Anya Taylor-Joy Gets Back to Work

The actor connects with her friend George MacKay to discuss her new Netflix series "The Queen's Gambit" and the perils of keeping busy.


Another Dispatch from TIFF: Nomadland Has Big Oscar Energy

Chloé Zhao's latest arrives with a prewritten destiny attached, while Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, and Ellen Burstyn deliver a trio of astonishing performances.


Model Devon Aoki Takes Us to Toontown

She’s a muse for the ages, and this archival gem has us singing her praises to the tune of “boop-boop-e-doop.”  

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Justin Vivian Bond on the Inevitability of Assholes

"The ignorance of people never shocks me and I never underestimate it."


Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie on Cancel Culture and The Hitch

Two titans of the written word reflect on the friends they’ve lost and the literary movement to which they belonged. In a superficial way, really. Quite reluctantly.


In His Final Interview, Toots Hibbert Reconnects With Ziggy Marley

Before the passing of the reggae legend, he caught up with Ziggy Marley to discuss his new album, spirituality, and the children.


One Walk a Day

No studios? No models? No problem.

Show & Tell

The Vibrant and Introspective Quilts of Rosie Lee Tompkins

How the late master quilter challenged the traditional notions of what a textile could be.


Layer Up, The End of The World is Here

Uncertain times indeed.


LOEWE’s Garden of Earthly Delights

Jonathan Anderson has released a line of home fragrances and candles that bring the great outdoors in.

Rorschach Test

Sasheer Zamata Sounds Off on Fuckboys, ‘Shrooms, and Bidets

The comedian of Hulu's "Woke" gives her unfiltered opinion on an array of topics, chosen at semi-random.


A Tour of Vanishing Williamsburg in David Goodwillie’s New Novel “Kings County”

It’s been unexpectedly heartbreaking to read the latest novel from David Goodwillie, Kings County, a down-and-dirty ode to New York City, during this current summer of […]


Lenny Kravitz Revisits (and Revises) His Interview Feature from 1993

Ahead of the release of his memoir "Let Love Rule," the boundary-breaking rock legend returns to a conversation with then-rommate Rick Rubin.


Dispatch from TIFF: Bruce LaBruce, Errol Morris, and a Wallop of Star Power

As the Toronto International Film Festival goes mostly virtual this year, three films still pack a punch.

exit poll

Exit Poll: Charlie Kaufman’s Twisted, Deeply Human “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

You don’t have to understand Kaufman’s new film to love it.


“I’m a Sexy Cinderella”: Paris Hilton Reviews Gloves

To mark the release of her YouTube documentary "This Is Paris," the socialite and DJ spent an afternoon appraising a handful of designer gloves.


Charlie Kaufman and Iain Reid on the Terrifying Art of Adaptation

The writers discuss the challenge of bringing "I’m Thinking of Ending Things" to the screen.

ask me anything

Gloria Steinem Takes Questions From 25 Formidable Friends and Fans

The world, as it has been and as it could be, according to the pioneering feminist.

nice to meet you

Nice to Meet You: Rapper TiaCorine Loves Tattoos, Tarantino, and Tyler, the Creator

Get to know the North Carolina-born musician who counts A$AP Rocky, SZA, and Rico Nasty as fans.


Kendrick Sampson on His Relentless Pursuit of Liberation

The "Insecure" star has become a leader in the fight against racial injustice.