January 25, 2017
Through Boyhood and into his now early adulthood, Ellar Coltrane has shown incredible grace and talent—not to mention the kind of patience and perseverance it must take to follow the path set out before you when you are 6 years old—and he’s only growing.
January 11, 2017
In a French bistro on New York’s Upper West Side, only a few blocks from the apartment where she lives with her parents, actress Gus Birney squarely assesses her future.
December 13, 2016
The famed New York psychic recalls meeting Andy Warhol, posing for his portrait, and drawing his death card.
August 15, 2016
The American director sets sail to the ends of the earth for his new film about the outer limits of love and devotion.
July 21, 2016
Not just a New York writer, but the New York writer, Jay McInerney is the City’s bard. He’s weathered the extravagant years and the doomsday years, and like the streetwise Manhattanites he portrays in his novels, he’s a story of passion and survival.
July 13, 2016
For 33 years and counting, the Cypriot collector has redefined what it means to buy art and how to spread the wealth of viewing it.
R. Kelly Has Got Lots More in the Closet
December 21, 2011
We’re not prone to fits of hysterics, but the news of not one, not two, but thirty-two new chapters in R. Kelly’s legendary hip-hopera “Trapped in the Closet” has us popping open the New Year’s champagne a few weeks early and hunting down our Trapped in the Closet DVDs (What? Like you don’t have them).
December 29, 2010
A conversation with the complicated R&B crooner in which the following subjects are explored: time travel; Sam Cooke; drunk girls; Michael Jackson; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Africa; luxury ocean liners; gift bags; the Baldwin Brothers; street performing; The Love Boat; 9/11; Muhammad Ali; love; Broadway; religion; Welcome Back, Kotter; and why the man who once sang “I Believe I Can Fly” doesn’t like to travel on airplanes.
November 9, 2010
In 1971, a monograph called Tulsa caused a cultural uproar over its frank depictions of sex, drugs, and other vices of a certain rarely clothed subset of american youth. This kind of honest, blatant, and often shocking portrait style would come to define Larry Clark’s aesthetic throughout his career. A retrospective in paris this month confirms that the 67-year-old photographer and director still stands as one of America’s true outsider artists-an ironic position for a man who captured so many alienated kids by being on the inside.
June 9, 2010
When Dennis Hopper died in late May, American culture lost one of its great iconoclasts: an actor, filmmaker, photographer, and visual artist whose legendary predilections for both creative ground-breaking and epic hell-raising influenced the careers of multiple generations of budding thespians as much as they threatened to derail his own. Shortly before his death, Hopper sat for what would be his final interview.
March 23, 2010
After an eight-year hiatus, Stylist and erstwhile editor Andrew Richardson is bringing his super-salacious sex-art magazine back for some deeper penetration.
March 19, 2010
Some people say that the MTV series Jersey Shore is the worst thing to happen to American culture. Others say it’s the best. The truth is, it might be a little of both. Here, the men at the center of the phenomenon—Mike “The Situation,” Ronnie, Vinny, and “Pauly D”—open up about dropping their fronts for the sake of entertainment, and the importance of raising the Bar.
February 22, 2010
The woman behind the uber-fabulous shoe brand Jimmy Choo bares all on building a fashion empire, the media scrutiny surrounding her very public private life, and what it’s like to walk a mile in her stilettos.
November 28, 2009
After the scandal that abruptly ended his once-promising political career, former New York State governor Eliot Spitzer plots his second act.
CAN YOU DIGIT?
January 19, 2009
CAN YOU DIGIT? MIRRORS DON’T MAKE IT ANYMORE. NOW YOU CAN CHECK YOUR SCREEN LOOK AT HOME BEFORE THE PAPARAZZI SNAP. THESE GIRLS ARE READY FOR THEIR OWN WARHOL FILM, TAKING SOME STYLE CUES FROM ’70s SUPERSTAR JANE FORTH—SLICK SCALP, BIG EYES, NO BROWS, AND STOPLIGHT RED LIPS. ROLL ’EM!
November 29, 2008
Skin on skin is savage cool. But B.C. cavemen never had it so fly. Now rockers mix up the brutal boyness of L.A. hair bands with the delicate, semi-fey details of Paris couture. Now chic freaks link up the Roxy and the Ritz with a lace- and-leather look. Jamie Burke, singer of New York’s bloody social, and hot model Raquel Zimmermann show how it’s done.
November 29, 2008
The French actress, model, designer, and mother adds musician to her résumé. And maybe only Milla Jovovich can understand why. The two friends discuss taking life seriously and taking a midnight swim in a couture dress.
Accessories Jade Jagger’s Dagger
November 26, 2008
Jade Jagger spent her adolescence in the wilds of the Upper East Side, attending Spence School and hanging out in Central Park.
The Splat Pack
November 21, 2008
Freddy? Jason? Leatherface? All are dated monsters or passé slashers. A fresh crop of zombies, demon seeds, demented doctors, and satanic cheerleaders is on the loose—which also means a new batch of nubile innocents ready to scream, bleed, lose limbs, get eaten alive, and, well, die. But it’s only a movie. Here are some creeps and casualties who could turn out to be tomorrow’s marquee stars.