Artist Borna Sammak is ready to start over
September 15, 2017
At a crossroads in his career, the typically prolific artist takes a minute to plot his next move—and fire off a few tweets.
Does George Saunders deserve his spot on the Man Booker shortlist?
September 13, 2017
Is this the Leonardo-DiCaprio-gets-an-Oscar moment of George Saunders’s career?
July 21, 2017
In his scrappy documentaries, the Oscar-winning rabble-rouser has gone up against everything from big corporations to the American health care system, and yet he’s always had his eye on a significantly bigger soapbox. Buckle up, Broadway.
July 17, 2017
The American artist has made a career out of brave, visceral, and squirm-inducing poetry that tests the limits of the human body in all of its saintliest and sickliest forms.
April 3, 2017
One of our most original fiction writers turns her wit and wisdom toward the real world, right when we need it most.
February 15, 2017
One of America’s pioneering fiction writers proves that the novel—in this case, his first—can be a radical transmitter and still an optimistic one.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
November 1, 2016
An astrophysicist for the people, Dr. Tyson uses popular culture to bring out the science geek in all of us.
October 31, 2016
The writer, director, and master of the cinematic gut punch talks real fisticuffs and the enduring mystery of adolescence.
October 26, 2016
New York is blowing Trevante Rhodes’s mind.
September 13, 2016
The New York artist and activist brings the whole world into her studio.
November 26, 2008
The interview that follows takes place in John Waters’s apartment in New York the day after a press preview for Cry-Baby, the Broadway musical based on the 1990 Waters film that launched the movie career of Johnny Depp.