by Ike Barinholtz
not at the club
by Ernesto Macias
Phil Elverum in 2020
After 17 years, the Microphones lead returns to music with a 45-minute song. We spoke with him while in his element: building a house in the middle of the woods.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mackenzie Davis Reunite for This New Episode of Black Mirror We’re All In
The actress talks to her “San Junipero” co-star and friend, Mackenzie Davis about her choices as an actor, art as a tool to relieve the soul, and her latest film Summerland .
Thirstory: Into the Woods with Jake Gyllenhaal
Reviving the spirit of summer with the hot camp counselor of your wildest dreams.
Don Toliver Prepares for Landing
Houston’s youngest star, and Cactus Jack’s secret weapon, has begun his journey out of Astroworld’s orbit in search of another planet to forge. Along the way, he’s created his own world.
Into: Downtown Is for Stoop Kids Everywhere
For stoop kids afraid to leave the stoop, the criminally underrated '90s MTV cartoon is all on YouTube.
Ask a Sane Person: Brit Bennett on the Interconnectedness of Protests and the Pandemic
"Nothing is impossible to change."
Jay Kirk’s “Avoid The Day” Is a Psychedelic Ode to Escapism
From near-spiritual polar bear sightings to Carnival-esque Romani funerals, the author paints a haunting portrait of escapism and self-delusion.
A Very Personal (and Socially Distanced) Conversation With the Artist Cristina Martinez
High above the streets of New York City, the artist talks about her mural "The Roots," Frida Kahlo, and the importance of Black and Brown bodies.
Step Inside Spencer Pratt’s Wild World of Hummingbirds
His tabloid days (mostly) behind him, the former bad boy of "The Hills" has fallen in love with nature’s teeniest, tiniest bird.
Cate Blanchett and Fayssal Bazzi on the Timely Resonance of “Stateless”
For the Lebanese-Australian star of Blanchett's Netflix drama about an immigration detention facility, the series is personal.
Stan Parish on the Real-Crime Heist Spots That Inspired His New Novel
The novelist takes us on a tour of some of the criminal influences that appear in his new novel "Love and Theft."
Thirstory: Back in the Saddle with Bianca Jagger
This week, we do the hustle with the Nicaraguan model's Disco-era appearances in the magazine.
Yung Lean and FKA Twigs Play a Game of Would You Rather
"Would you rather get stung by a bee in the eye, or fall into a bunch of stinging nettles naked?"
Exit Poll: ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’ Raises a Glass to Bars Everywhere
If you're missing the grimy embrace of your favorite neighborhood bar, the Ross brothers' latest film drinks to you.
Hannibal Buress and Flying Lotus Sweat the Details
The comedian caught up with his producer friend following his YouTube special "Miami Nights" to discuss overthinking and adderall.
“This Got Real Deep”: They. and Tinashe Tell Us How to Make Music That Heals and Relationships That Last
The hip-hop duo got on a Zoom call with their "Play Fight" collaborator to talk relationships, Black happiness, and girls named Amanda.
“We’re All a Part of a Club Now”: The Chicks and Haim, Part Two
A harmonious conversation about road antics, tequila sessions, and Stevie Nicks.
Leon Neyfakh Takes On This Turning Point in American History
The "Fiasco" podcaster has made a career of our nation's most tumultuous tides. Who better to consult for some much-needed guidance?
Talk Hole: The Tara Reid Tell-All
Tara Reid (no, not that one) joins the column to talk Biden, boyfriends, and booking movie roles via LinkedIn.
Tei Shi Found Herself Making Dance Music for the End of The World
Tei Shi's EP "Die 4 Ur Love" explores fear, loss, pain, disappointment, and impending doom. Here's her soundtrack for all of that and more.
With “Men,” Bottega Veneta’s Daniel Lee Reshapes Modern Masculinity
The fashion house's Creative Director teamed up with pioneering photographer Tyrone Lebon to create a stirring meditation on manliness.
Protomartyr May Have Predicted 2020
Their new album, "Ultimate Success Today," is a prescient peek at our dystopian present.
The Deranged Whimsy of Artist Canyon Castator
The emerging L.A. artist paints dystopian allegories in pop color.
Thirstory: The Timeless Allure of Alec Baldwin
On the recent "30 Rock: A One-Time Special," Alec Baldwin looked as fetching he did on our cover in 1989.
Ask A Sane Person: Marjorie Garber Questions America’s Character
A fitting cultural scholar to lead us through these tragic times.
The Girls From The Aces Are Exploring New (and Queer) Emotions
The indie rock outfit makes music about girls, for girls, and for girls who like girls.
Adrian Tomine and Tavi Gevinson on Turning Anguish Into Art: “Someday, This Will Be Good Material”
Finding the funny in life’s little pains.
Colin Jost Tells Natalie Portman About His New Book and SNL’s Uncertain Future
The Weekend Update anchor and movie star discuss the upcoming election, procrastination, and the tricky business of memoir-writing.
Meet Oliver Malcolm The UK’s Most Talented Bad Boy
The funky visionary 20-year-old from London is here to make noise and spread love with "The Machine," from his upcoming EP.
Peter Berlin and Sean Ford Contemplate the Freedom and Performance of Gay Sex
The gay performers discuss why monogamy is a waste of time.
Joel McHale and Ken Jeong Look for Light in the Darkest Timeline
The "Community" co-stars take a teary-eyed trip down memory lane.
Ask a Sane Person: Jack Halberstam Isn’t Here to Comfort You
The radical social thinker whose critiques have transformed our notions of queer theory and representation has never shied away from necessary battles.