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Nice To Meet You: Singer-Songwriter Elah Hale on Double Texting and Double Jointed Elbows
Elah Hale is a big talent in a totally average height body—and other facts you need to know about the 20-year-old Interscope-signed singer-songwriter.
Mike Perry Has Always Been an Indoor Kid
The "Broad City"-famous artist is building a community from his homemade mini-golf course.
Ariel Pink Doesn’t Vote… And Hates The Color Pink
From ancient Egyptians to Richard Nixon, the musician lays out some pretty unpopular opinions.
Molly Matalon’s Photographs Maintain Intimacy in Isolation
The photographer walks us through her new monograph, captured in private moments across the world.
Gillian Jacobs Wants to Be Hannah Marks When She Grows Up
In the movie industry, quadruple threats don't come much younger than this.
Samantha Irby on Love Is Blind and Doomsday Prepping with Diet Coke
The writer's new essay collection, "Wow, No Thank You" is an irreverent, hilarious, and vulnerable dive into her brain.
Ed Templeton and William Strobeck On Skateboarding and Sweaters
The two artists and godfathers of skate culture discuss their work for agnés b., and giving street cred to the snap cardigan.
Marc Maron on Dating, the Devil, and the End of the World As We Know It
The comedian keeps us laughing through the apocalypse with his Netflix special, "End Times Fun."
Berlin Designer Esther Perbandt Turns On the Dark
The "Making the Cut" contestant shares her inspirations, from '90s-era Berlin to the Russian avant-garde.
Talk Hole: Zooming Through the Quarantine with Jeremy O. Harris
Our columnists host a very intimate Zoom chat with the playwright Jeremy O. Harris.
Lil Tracy and Ishmael Butler Have a Father and Son Heart-to-Heart
For these two non-conformists, hip-hop runs in the family.
Jeannette Montgomery Barron’s Intimate Portraits of New York’s Downtown It Crowd
The photographer stokes our nostalgia for 1980s New York with shots of Robert Mapplethorpe, Keith Haring, Jean-Michael Basquiat, and more members of the downtown pantheon.
Hilary Leichter Wrote the Origin Myth of the Gig Economy
Her new novel, "Temporary," explores the alienated lives at the heart of today's workforce.
Zebra Katz Claims The Anti-Throne
On his debut album "Less is Moor," the villainish electro-rapper doesn't spare any fucks.
With First Cow, Kelly Reichardt Gives Us Friendship, Clafouti, and Udders
The director of the A24 film on bovine casting, biscuits, and the merits of keeping your nose to the ground.
Hari Nef Will Try Anything Twice
The actor, model, and face of Gucci's new perfume on fragrance and the future.
Marti Gould Allen-Cummings On Truvada, Mitch McConnell, and Sherry Pie
The drag artist running for New York City Council sings the praises of Cardi B and Flintstones gummies.
Lexi Underwood of Little Fires Everywhere Proves to Regina King That the Kids Are Alright
With a star turn alongside Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon in Hulu's adaptation of the bestselling novel, Underwood chats with another life-long TV titan, Regina King, about keeping it all together.
Meet Roberto Lugo, the Potter Making Ceramics of Biggie and Basquiat
Seth Rogen's new favorite potter walks us through his massive vessels, which insist on facilitating improbable cross-cultural conversations.
William E. Jones Loves Pissing People Off
The iconoclastic artist on his latest novel "I'm Open to Anything," a queer coming-of-age tale about the art of fisting.
Paul Lisicky’s Memoir “Later” is a Love Letter to Provincetown
His new memoir, subtitled "My Life at the Edge of the World," is less a coming-of-age than a coming-to-terms.
CHIKA Is Listening to J. Cole, Avril Lavigne, and Lots of Hamilton
The self-described hip-hip-soul artist crafts a playlist that's all pleasure, no guilt.
Caribou’s Dan Snaith and Producer Nigel Godrich Unravel the Mystery of Making Music
The Canadian musician and famed Radiohead producer shed light on our least understood art form.
Exit Poll: The Bodily Catharsis of Saint Frances
Maybe the real female gaze is looking at your period stains.
The New “Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures” Exhibit Speaks to Us
The walls at MoMA might not talk, but these photos sure do.
Aaron Paul Is Even More of A Dad Than We Expected
Ahead of his turn on "Westworld," the actor talks wigs, his baby, and emails (he doesn't answer them).
That Time Evan Rachel Wood Revealed She’s A Horse Girl
The "Westworld" star knows a thing or two about Westerns.
Talk Hole in Quarantine: Sex, Drones, and Social Distancing
"There's actually something quite intrinsically capitalist about a quarantine. Get my Thai food and fuck everyone else."
Kate Elizabeth Russell Explores Love, Sex, and Madness in My Dark Vanessa
In her debut novel, Kate Elizabeth Russell has crafted a psychosexual thriller for the #MeToo movement.
The Compulsive Satisfaction of Swallow
With his neurotic psychothriller, director Carlo Mirabella-Davis updates the melancholic housewife trope for the Ikea age.
Angelica Garcia is Listening to Donna Summer, Britney Spears, and the OG Selena
The Obama-approved singer is equally inspired by Chicano culture and "Slave 4 U."