Lucy Madison

Sofia Black D’Elia

February 3, 2015

Sofia Black-D’Elia is not one of those starlets who popped out of the womb with visions of dragging her parents to Hollywood.

Morgan Saylor

October 3, 2013

On television, Morgan Saylor plays America’s moodiest teenager, a shade-throwing, eye-rolling, prep-school troublemaker.

The Great Divide

September 26, 2013

When political economist Robert Reich was approached about making a documentary about systemic U.S. income inequality, even he knew he was pushing the limits of America’s appetite for wonky, educational, and vaguely Al Gore-inspired entertainment.

Greta Gerwig

March 23, 2010

Indie-film darling Greta Gerwig brings home the bacon

Lyndsy Fonseca

March 19, 2010

Lyndsy Fonseca might star in horror movies, but her greatest fear is girl drama

Jake Abel

December 2, 2009

Actor Jake Abel on Greek gods vs. vampires.

Brie ­Larson

August 10, 2009

It’s safe to say that a lot of preadolescent girls dream of becoming movie stars, but Brie Larson’s drive to act stemmed from something more akin to a spiritual awakening.

Discovery Jaci Kessler

July 6, 2009

Jaci Kessler is into designing anything she can get her hands on—except, maybe, her own hairstyle.

Discovery: Nathalie Love

May 21, 2009

Nathalie Love tends bar, assists cool godmother, might leave Brooklyn, won’t go Hollywood, could end up a star.

Jesse Hudnutt

April 17, 2009

Jesse Hudnutt moved to New York to design menswear. He reads James Joyce for his mind and Star magazine for guilty pleasure.

Discovery: Telfar

March 4, 2009

Designer Telfar doesn’t need to look far for inspiration.

Discovery: Jen Chia

March 4, 2009

Jen Chia took a medical leave from MIT and moved into a New York commune, then . . .

Uptown, Downtown, All Around

February 20, 2009

Socialites and troglodytes, mohawks and dreadlocks, stone fox and botox. we go uptown just to get down . . . and today it’s hard to tell who’s from where, and, really, who cares? The truth is that New York is an all-around town.

Discovery: Sam Hayes

February 18, 2009

Sam Hayes guards the Waverly Inn’s door, but he really wants to direct.

Phoenix Martin

December 22, 2008

Discover Phoenix Martin, a 26 year old artist living in Chelsea.


December 18, 2008

Discover Thomas McDonell.

Tracie Egan

November 30, 2008

Tracie Egan may not be a household name, but her alter ego, Slut Machine, is a Web sensation.

Josh Peck

November 26, 2008

Josh Peck might be best known as one half of the Nickelodeon franchise Drake & Josh, but the 21-year-old New York native is branching out in all kinds of ways.

Caroline Polachek

November 24, 2008

AGE: 23. HOMETOWN: Riverside, Connecticut. CURRENTLY LIVES IN: I actually don’t live anywhere. I live on the road. The last place I lived was in my boss’s apartment for the summer-an artist’s studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. OCCUPATION: Member of the band Chairlift.

Andy Kachel

November 24, 2008

Age: 22. Hometown: Birmingham, Michigan. Currently lives in: Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Day job: Art assistant to Yoko Ono.