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Why Brandon Taylor Will Never Write a Memoir

June 22, 2021

“I would literally rather die.”

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Talk Hole: Pride & Prejudice

June 22, 2021

“I can’t be the only one seeing dollar signs here.”

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Before Becoming a Netflix Heartthrob, Darren Barnet Worked at SoulCycle

June 21, 2021

The “Never Have I Ever” star charts his surreal journey from working odd jobs on the Sunset Strip to outrunning fans on the streets of New York.

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Ryan McGinley and Qween Jean Take You Inside the Brooklyn Liberation Protest

June 18, 2021

The photographer speaks to the founder of the Black Trans Liberation movement about a day neither of them will soon forget.

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Laci Mosley on the Surreal Experience of Bringing Back iCarly

June 17, 2021

“I felt like I was at Madame Tussauds.”

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Life Lessons from Joan Rivers

June 16, 2021

“My plastic surgeon has a motto: in like a dog, out like a deb.”

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Simu Liu on His Journey from Scared Asian Guy to Marvel Superhero

June 16, 2021

The star of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” talks to his co-star Ronny Chieng about overcoming the stereotypes and insecurities that nearly sunk his career.

Rorschach Test

Patti Harrison on Turning 30, Typecasting, and Twitter Bans

June 15, 2021

The comedian and star of “Together Together” offers her unfiltered opinions on 10 topics chosen sort of (but not really) at random.

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Akwaeke Emezi Wants to Burn It All Down

June 15, 2021

The “Dear Senthuran” author takes us beyond the blank page and into their process.

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Reese Witherspoon Tells Tracee Ellis Ross How She Conquered Hollywood

June 15, 2021

A heart-to-heart between two of entertainment’s most self-possessed powerhouses.

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Scott King Discusses His Manifesto on Embracing Inaction

June 14, 2021

The artist talks to writer Jon Savage about “The Debrist Manifesto,” a ten thousand-word guidebook on art world failure, inaction, popularity, identity, and the pursuit of perfectionism in a world that doesn’t care.

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Wendy Williams and Don Lemon on Cancel Culture, Fame, and Legacy

June 14, 2021

All the tea that’s fit to print.

Music

“You Have to See It to Be It”: Michelle Zauner and Karen O in Conversation

June 10, 2021

During their first-ever meeting, the Japanese Breakfast singer and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman find common ground in music, food, culture, and loss.

RORSCHACH TEST

Christopher Meloni on Glutes, Shipping, and Zaddies

June 9, 2021

The “Law & Order: Organized Crime” star responds to the fascination with a certain body part of his, along with 16 other topics chosen sort of, but not really, at random. 

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Life Lessons from Truman Capote

June 8, 2021

“Every day is a new day with me. All holds are off. All contracts are forgotten.”

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Lisa Taddeo’s Writing Routine Involves Lucky Charms and Her Daughter’s Tears

June 8, 2021

The “Animal” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.

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Lindsay Lohan’s Guide to Getting Filthy Rich on NFTs

June 8, 2021

The actor, singer, and entrepreneur tells us why the “fetch” of finance might actually be here to stay. 

Healing Towards Progress

Natalia Mantini Is Making Self-Care Accessible in Her New Photo Series

June 2, 2021

As part of Google Pixel and SN37’s Creator Labs, “Healing Towards Progress” is an ode to meditative still life.

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Kristen Arnett Gets Her Best Ideas at the Bar

June 1, 2021

The “With Teeth” author takes us beyond the blank page and into her process.

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Life Lessons from Lily Tomlin

June 1, 2021

“I have absolutely no interest in reality whatsoever.”