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Kristen Kish, the New Face of Top Chef, on Graza, Gay Bars, and Getting Married

March 1, 2024

Before she enters the pressure-cooker environment as the new host of the legendary show’s 21st season, the chef and TV personality sounds off on a bunch of topics chosen at semi-random.

MUSE

Molly Ringwald and Gus Van Sant Are Still Searching for the Real Capote

February 28, 2024

The actor and her “Feud: Capote vs the Swans” director got together to probe the inner psychology of Truman Capote and the efficacy of method acting.

ARCHIVES

A Young Jodie Foster Visits Andy Warhol at The Factory

February 27, 2024

In her June 1980 Interview cover story, the “True Detective: Night Country” star talked burgeoning stardom and college acceptances while dodging questions about her romantic life with humor and poise.

LESSON

Neng Jr.’s Silver Iocovozzi Shows Us How to Make the Perfect Steak Frites

February 23, 2024

The chef at the intimate Filipinx eatery making waves in Asheville, North Carolina, puts his unique spin on an all-time classic.

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Tom Sandoval Tastes Some Grocery Store Cakes

February 21, 2024

“I want it warm and moist.”

“A Mother to Us All”: Cecilia Gentili, Remembered by Her Friends and Family

February 20, 2024

At the funeral of the actor and activist Cecilia Gentili, Justin J Wee photographed the friends and family who knew her as mother.

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Who Is Candy Darling? Behind the Mystique of the Ultimate Warhol Superstar

February 19, 2024

Biographer Cynthia Carr, who has written the definitive record of the Warhol muse, talks to Mel Ottenberg about the vulnerable, gritty, and deeply soulful individual behind the fabulous facade.

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Feeld CEO Ana Kirova on Skincare, Saltburn, and Sexual Awakenings

February 19, 2024

“I feel like any kink which involves a fetish tends to make people without fetishes feel uncomfortable,” says Kirova, who joined us for a special Valentine’s Day edition of Search History.

GOSSIP

Kathy Griffin and Trixie Mattel on Stand-Up, Scientology, and Self-Help Books

February 16, 2024

“Mel Gibson has a church in his backyard. What kind of bullshit is that?

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Environmental Activist Isra Hirsi Shows Us Around Minneapolis

February 16, 2024

The Barnard student, environmental activist, and daughter of Representative Ilhan Omar shows us the spots that made her.

RORSCHACH TEST

Esther Povitsky Isn’t Moved by Jacob Elordi’s Bathwater

February 16, 2024

Ahead of her big screen debut in “Drugstore June,” the comedian takes the Rorschach Test.

PHILHARMONIC

With Last Days, Matt Copson Is Here to Revive the Opera

February 15, 2024

“The big lie of modernism was to take the narrative and theatrics out of art,” says the artist, whose new one-act opera is loosely based on the 2005 Gus Van Sant film of the same name.

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Food Designer Suea Takes Us Inside Her Fridge

February 14, 2024

“I really love Sanrio characters. That’s Little Twin Stars. It’s a vintage gif that I took a screenshot of.”

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Pat McGrath Shows Us How to Blush

February 12, 2024

The beauty icon shares her philosophy of cheeky abundance.

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“He Thinks I’m a Streetwalker”: Susie Essman Takes Us Inside Her Closet

February 12, 2024

To cap off her epic 12-season run on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” the fabulously foul-mouthed comedian takes us behind the seams of some of her most memorable and meaningful pieces.

DEBRIEF

NYC’s Favorite Door Girl Markus Kelle Recaps the Interview x Equinox Party

February 9, 2024

“The Heterosexual of the Evening Award goes to Tyler Cameron,” declares the iconic Markus Kelle, who manned the door at our NYFW kickoff party and called us after to gossip.

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How Cole Escola Reimagined Mary Todd Lincoln as a Debauched Cabaret Star

February 8, 2024

“Fuck the Obies.”

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“What Is Your Question Exactly?” Jeremy O. Harris gets Ziwe’d

February 7, 2024

Fresh off an interview with disgraced congressman George Santos, the writer and comedian gave herself up for questioning by her friend Jeremy O. Harris. No special treatment was provided.

ARCHIVE

Truman Capote and Andy Warhol Hit the Turtle Bay Health Club

February 6, 2024

In honor of the new FX series, “Feud: Capote vs. the Swans,” we’re revisiting Truman Capote’s 1979 Interview cover story.

OPENING

Aurélia Zahedi Is on a Quest to Find the Rose of Jericho

February 2, 2024

“She’s really a witness of the desert.”