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TELL-ALL

Antpuke Was Run Out of New York. Now She’s Back to Make Amends.

May 25, 2024

The estranged DJ, who fled New York after failing to compensate the artists who played her Femme Fantasy party, tells podcaster Angel Money how it all went south.

BACKSTAGE

In Her One-Woman Show, Laura Benanti Bids Farewell to Her Inner-Ingénue

May 24, 2024

Backstage at the Minetta Lane Theater, the Tony winner talked to us about returning to the stage with “Nobody Cares,” an exorcism for the people-pleaser within.

SMOKE BREAK

“I Had an iPod on My Pussy”: An Eight-Minute Cig With Artist Jacolby Satterwhite

May 24, 2024

In this week’s installment of Smoke Break, we smoked American Spirits with the 3-D artist and provocateur outside of The Kitchen’s Spring 2024 Gala.

LIT

Ashleah Gonzales Made Kendall Jenner a Literary It-Girl. Now, She’s a Published Poet.

May 22, 2024

Kendall Jenner’s modeling agent started a tradition of gifting her client a new book every year. This week, she released her debut poetry collection, “Fake Piñata.”

SEARCH HISTORY

Steven T. Hanley of @DeeperMovies Plays Fuck, Marry, Kill With the Challengers Trio

May 21, 2024

In this week’s Search History, the host of the beloved podcast “Deeper Into Movies” breaks down the Cannes Film Festival and Paul Schrader’s unhinged digital footprint.

SHARE LOCATION

Meet The Bad Manners, the Downtown Club Kids Turned Post-Punk Trio

May 20, 2024

Before they dropped their debut single “NO PAIN,” we spent the day with Jazzelle Zanaughtti, John Muller, and Jean Carlos Pina, the downtown scenesters who joined forces to make a band.

SMOKE BREAK

“Twinks Are Persisting”: A Ten-Minute Cig With Club Rash Boss Jen Sillen

May 16, 2024

For this week’s edition of Smoke Break, we lit one up with the nightclub don diva who recently revived Bushwick hotspot Rash after an arson attack left the club in ruins.

RORSCHACH TEST

Bruce LaBruce on Gen Z, GHB, and Double Penetration

May 16, 2024

In this week’s Rorschach Test, the artist and pornographer sounds off on Pride Month, steam rooms, campus protests, and his “deep sexual fetish for rough trade.”

BACKSTAGE

How Maia Novi Turned Her Mental Breakdown Into the Season’s Buzziest Play

May 16, 2024

The writer and star of the off-Broadway phenomenon “Invasive Species” talked to us about Argentinian main character syndrome and chasing the American dream.

SOUND ADVICE

Tom Krell of How to Dress Well Is Pop Music’s Resident Philosopher

May 14, 2024

In this week’s SOUND ADVICE, the multimedia artist rang in the release of his new album by curating us a playlist of his faves: Mariah Carey, 1010benja, and Nirvana.

RIOT GRRRL

“We’re Trauma Bonding”: Kathleen Hanna, In Conversation With Brontez Purnell

May 14, 2024

Before publishing her memoir “Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk,” the Bikini Kill singer looked back at her place in the Riot Grrrl movement with fellow punk rocker Brontez Purnell.

OPENING

Lucky DeBellevue Paints the Sexy, Tortured Worlds of Rainer Werner Fassbinder

May 13, 2024

“I didn’t want to shy away from sexuality,” says the downtown painter, who painted stills from a number of the German director’s films for his new solo exhibition.

OFF MENU

“Flick That Bean”: One Night in Times Square With Blizzy Mcguire

May 10, 2024

Ten days before bottom surgery, the professional Twitter troll joined us at The Edition to talk gooners, furries, New York gays, and life as a Long Island Italian legend.

CLICK

“You Ghosted Andy Warhol”: Magdalena Wosinska, in Conversation With Christopher Makos

May 10, 2024

The two photographers got on Zoom to talk about celebrity egos, making it in Tinseltown, and Wosinska’s new book “Fulfill the Dream,” a document of the 90s skate scene.

OPENING

Artist Nikita Gale Is Watching You From the Nosebleeds

May 9, 2024

The LA-based artist’s new exhibition at Petzel Gallery imagines a stadium’s nosebleed seats as “not just a position and a space, but a theoretical, philosophical position.”

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Harry Jowsey of Too Hot to Handle Wants You to Know He’s 6′5″

May 9, 2024

In this week’s Search History, the “OnlyFans” hottie and star of “Too Hot To Handle” sends us his Tinder bio and reveals the famous couple he wants to have a threesome with.

MET

The Carlyle Takes Us Behind the Scenes of The Met with Camila Cabello and Troye Sivan

May 7, 2024

At the legendary hotel where A-listers get glam for the Met Gala, photographer Andrew Tess captured some of the night’s biggest stars on polaroid.

LIT

Geoffrey Mak Still Hasn’t Lost Hope in the Personal Essay

May 7, 2024

Before publishing his debut essay collection, “Mean Boys,” the writer and critic joined us to talk about pain, pleasure, Trump, trad caths, and the Kardashians.

HANGOVER

Troye Sivan Won’t Rule Out Marrying a Fan

May 6, 2024

The morning after the NYC pop-up for his lifestyle brand Tsu Lange Yor, we talked to the pop star about social anxiety, marrying a fan, and the song of the summer.

SHADE

Law Roach Has Some Advice for Young Designers

May 6, 2024

“I’m definitely under the gun,” the image architect tells us of dressing Zendaya for this year’s Met Gala. Before the big event, he called us to talk sustainability and his new show, “OMG Fashun.”