MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Alex Morris

  1. technology
    Rage Drove the Google Walkout. Can It Bring About Real Change at Tech Companies?The tools of technology can stop a workers’ revolution as surely as they can help start one.
  2. encounter
    Some Nights, Men Try to Explain the Constitution to Heidi SchreckThe playwright behind What the Constitution Means to Me ignores them, politely.
  3. parenting
    Is It Possible to Raise Your Child Entirely Without Gender From Birth?Some parents are trying.
  4. dreamers
    Meet Catalina Cruz, the Queens Dreamer Running for Office“Did we go through everything we went through for you to be mediocre?”
  5. science experiments
    Can You Biohack Your Fertility?One Silicon Valley doctor’s pursuit of the Holy Grail: a way to predict the future.
  6. fall preview 2017
    Maggie Gyllenhaal Tests Her Comfort Zone With The Deuce For the actress, taking a role on David Simon’s new HBO series was a trust exercise, in more ways than one.
  7. select all
    Nootrobox Wants to Hack Your Brain — or At Least Make Adderall ObsoleteInside the Silicon Valley company that aims to chemically enhance your mind.
  8. fall preview 2016
    The Front Page’s Stars on Playing Journalists“Part of the issue with trusting the media now is that it’s as partisan as politics.”
  9. cut cover story
    When Brother and Sister Became Sister and BrotherJeena Bloom wasn’t surprised when her brother Felix came out as a trans man. But when Jeena came out as a trans woman, their relationship took on a new dimension.
  10. sex on campus
    College Virgins Are a Mostly Silent Almost-MajorityThe long before.
  11. love and war
    What Life Is Like for Wives of Trans WomenFor trans women, arriving at a new gender is cathartic and thrilling. For the women they married when they were living as men, it can be wrenching.
  12. trans world
    How Exactly Do You Teach Femininity?Meet a woman using gender stereotypes to help trans people present their true selves.
  13. Institutions
    Prune at 15A staff dinner with the celebrity chef who hates celebrity.
  14. The New Carol Burnett: Maya Rudolph on Fulfilling Her Variety-Show Dream“I love the good-mood, magical quality of it. I didn’t want to be terribly cynical or snarky.”
  15. Michelle Phan: The Beauty DirectorNow she has a Lancôme endorsement, her own makeup line by L’Oréal, a national commercial for Diet Dr Pepper, and more.
  16. profile
    Lupita Nyong’o, From Unknown to ‘It’ Girl in Less Than a YearSince 12 Years a Slave, she’s become one of the faces of Miu Miu, filmed the upcoming action-thriller Non-Stop with Liam Neeson, and watched live from her hotel room as she was nominated for an Oscar.
  17. profile
    Perez Hilton Has Baby, Wishes He Could Be Pregnant, Vows to Be Better ManInside the semi-reformed gossipmonger’s attempt at a moral makeover.
  18. profile
    21-Year-Old Novelist Samantha Shannon on Her Debut, The Bone SeasonShe’s being forecast as the next J.K. Rowling.
  19. What Can’t Kale Do?Dr. Drew Ramsey’s love affair with the superhero of vegetables.
  20. James O’Keefe’s New Gonzo ArmyThe Breitbart protégé is hunting for some like-minded compatriots.
  21. Reluctant PunkLeah Hennessey, musical heir—and conscript.
  22. encounter
    97 Minutes With Alexa Chung “I play guitar a bit. I’m trying to learn drums—I feel like I can play violin. I’ve never tried, but I just feel like I can.”
  23. self-help
    The Carefully Cultivated Soul of SoulCycle“Come on, you sexy spin bitches.”
  24. 33. Because a Bunch of Kids From Cooper Union Are Remodeling American Military Camo Right in the Navy Yard.In early 2001, the U.S. Army decided to try installing individual air-conditioning units in soldiers’ uniforms—an idea complex enough to garner […]
  25. theater
    Jessica Chastain Time Travels on Broadway for The HeiressChastain prepares for the title character in her first Broadway production.
  26. encounter
    Late-Night Lox, Vodka, and Banana Cream Pie With Ed AsnerThe octogenarian tough guy and great curmudgeon is also an overeager weight lifter.
  27. fashion
    Is Fivestory’s Claire Distenfeld the Lena Dunham of High-End Retail?She ended her quarter-life crisis — and her father’s midlife crisis — by creating the New York boutique of her dreams.
  28. Very Legal: Sex and Love in RetirementFor the elderly residents of Flushing House, finding one’s soul mate is something of a quaint notion. Mating, however, is not.
  29. The Do-OverHow Happy Endings lived up to its name.
  30. There She Is, Miss America!1984
  31. KidsThe kindergarten class of P.S. 150 remembers.
  32. The Prettiest Boy in the WorldMany people are blessed with beauty. Some even make a career of it. But very few can work both sides of the runway.
  33. Fight Like a Pretty BoyWhere male models go to prove they’re not Ken dolls.
  34. They Know What Boys Want“I wouldn’t mind if they said ‘Send me a picture of you.’ But it’s like the way they ask for it. Naked?” An after-school conversation with girls […]
  35. God Loves Jay BakkerAnd Jay Bakker wants you to know that he loves you, too.
  36. Tween BeatFrom zebra patterns to Madonna’s Lourdes: a shopping trip through the weird world of adult-girl fashion.
  37. Justin Bieber Can Hear Them ScreamInside the bubble with the 16-year-old sensation, as the fans start closing in.
  38. A Homeless City in the WoodsA crusading minister has built a forested Utopia for the itinerant and destitute. But is a social experiment what they’re looking for, or just a […]
  39. Truth and Consequences at Pregnancy HighThe education of a teenage mother.
  40. Gender BenderMore women are drinking, and the women who drink are drinking more, in some cases matching their male peers. This is the kind of equality nobody […]
  41. Punk Like ThemChasing a scene that no longer exists, they’ve created one of their own. A night out with the East Village’s summer street kids.
  42. L’ObsessionOnly one thing stands between Alain Ducasse and world domination: New York. Now he thinks he’s finally figured us out.
  43. 3. Because We Proudly Harbor Illegal ImmigrantsGo ahead, call us a sanctuary city. We take it as a compliment. There are 2.9 million immigrants living in New York today, more than a third of […]
  44. The Meaning of a PunchHer father’s fists sent him to jail. Hers could make her famous.
  45. The East Hampton Chain-Saw IncidentA swastika-loving 16-year-old, a Latino classmate, a bottle of vodka, and a power tool. The battle over immigration gets ugly in the shadow of w […]
  46. Scarlett’s Ex Carries a Torch Song“Scars are in her name,” notes lovelorn rocker.
  47. The Cuddle Puddle of Stuyvesant High SchoolResearchers find it shocking that 11 percent of American girls between 15 and 19 claim to have same-sex encounters. Clearly they’ve never observ […]