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Jessica Pressler

  1. backstories
    PEN15’s Spice Girls Episode Was ‘Traumatic’ to Film“It opened up a well of emotion I was not prepared for.”
  2. profile
    In Their New Show, PEN15, Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle Are Middle-School RejectsBut in real life, they’re on the verge of being popular.
  3. spring 2019 fashion issue
    Richie Rich’s Name Is the Most Subtle Thing About HimThe Instagram jeweler to the stars — of reality TV, anyway.
  4. money
    How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its BanksSomebody had to foot the bill for Anna Delvey’s fabulous new life. The city was full of marks.
  5. politics
    Cynthia Nixon Is Serious About Her Candidacy. You Should Be Too.She’s already won by moving the governor to the left. And she’s beginning to think she just might win the whole thing.
  6. politics
    Cynthia Nixon Is Serious About Her Candidacy. You Should Be Too.She’s already won by moving the governor to the left. And she’s beginning to think she just might win the whole thing.
  7. best of new york 2018
    The Best of New York Home & Help 201824-hour sansevieria delivery, custom consoles, and clog repairs.
  8. spring fashion 2018
    Can Fashion Ever Be an Ethical Business?A notorious industry gets its #MeToo moment. Sort of.
  9. sexual harassment
    ‘You Could Have Just Beat Him Up. Why Didn’t You?’In the wake of their explosive allegations against fashion photographer Bruce Weber, two male models explain the complex dynamics of speaking out.
  10. domestic terrorism
    A Militia’s Plot to Bomb Somali Refugees in a Kansas TownGarden City, Kansas, wanted to help refugees. Some Infowars-reading neighbors had another plan.
  11. select all
    Silicon Valley Has Gone All-In on A CappellaIt’s Googapella vs. the Vocal Network.
  12. psychology
    This Stanford Professor Has a Theory on Why 2017 Is Filled With JerksAccording to Robert Sutton, the problem of “disrespectful, demeaning, and downright mean-spirited behavior” is “worse than ever.”
  13. recaps
    The Best Part of Gossip Girl Was Talking About Gossip GirlYour one and only source for recaps of the Greatest Show of Our Time.
  14. profile
    The Thankless Task of Being Michael MooreHe’s been right about everything before, and he really thinks you are living in a bubble.
  15. encounter
    Swanning Through the Hamptons (and Talking Trump) With Alec BaldwinOut here, Baldwin isn’t a celebrity. He’s a player of charity softball games, an actor in local theater productions, a supporter of Guild Hall.
  16. the swamp
    Gary Cohn Has Profited From Big Mistakes. So Why Not Go Work for Trump?Watching a risky career move unfold in real time.
  17. art and design 2017
    The ‘Carb Artist’ Who Makes Work Out of Fake Food and Real AspirationsChloe Wise and her mixed-up relationship with ubiquity.
  18. Best of New York
    The Best of New York Fun and Nightlife 2017Where to find grown-up dancing, Elvis impersonators, fancy fernet, and more.
  19. wall street
    For Wall Streeters Who Bet Long on Trump, It’s Bonus TimeAfter getting behind their very unlikely candidate, a few financiers are salivating over the dividends.
  20. Donald Trump, the Dunning-Kruger PresidentA term coined by two social psychologists in the late 1990s has never felt so politically relevant.
  21. Donald Trump, the Dunning-Kruger PresidentA term coined by two social psychologists in the late 1990s has never felt so politically relevant.
  22. encounter
    Your Hate Only Makes Amanda Chantal Bacon Stronger“If I want to reach as many people as I say I do, then I have to walk through this fire.”
  23. cut cover story
    Elizabeth Gilbert Wants to See How Alive We Can BeElizabeth Gilbert’s brand of magical thinking. 
  24. policy
    Wall Street’s (Confused) Position on Trump’s PresidencySpeculation in a vacuum of information.
  25. Some One-Percenters Are Trying to Convince Themselves That Trump Isn’t Crazy“All I can tell you is that behind closed doors, he is a thoughtful, studious person.”
  26. encounter
    Shopping at the Grove With Ryan Lochte, Who Just Got His First Credit CardOne month into his Olympic suspension, six weeks into Dancing With the Stars.
  27. Princess Superstar Wants to Make Moms Feel CoolerAnd to make a parent-tolerable alternative to Kidzbop.
  28. swellness
    Can Turmeric Cure Our National Inflammation?Seven days getting to the root of why turmeric is an “It Root” of the moment.
  29. running mates
    Ivanka Trump Is Not Going to Save Us From Her FatherWhy are New Yorkers so invested in the fiction that she’s not fully onboard with his campaign?
  30. cut cover story
    The Hot Felon Is Heading to HollywoodLanding in jail and seeing his mug shot go viral was the best thing to ever happen to Jeremy Meeks.
  31. cut cover story
    Rose Byrne Is Nobody’s BuzzkillShe made the leap from drama to comedy — now she’s pushing to make women’s roles just as funny as men’s. Funnier, even.
  32. feature
    Miami Beach’s Clubhouse for the SuperrichFeaturing a gilded woolly mammoth by the artist Damien Hirst.
  33. tv
    What Will HBO’s Sesame Street Look Like?The neighborhood is gentrifying and the locals aren’t entirely happy about it.
  34. q&a
    Big Short Genius Says Another Crisis Is Coming“We are building up terrific stresses in the system, and any fault lines there will certainly harm the outlook.”
  35. cut cover story
    The Hustlers at ScoresA group of women working the strip clubs saw themselves as Robin Hoods. The clients saw it differently.
  36. cover story
    The Big Short Will Make You Furious All Over Again About 2008The pitchfork mobs didn’t quite make it to Wall Street back then. So seven years later, the man who brought you Anchorman decided to give it another go.
  37. q&a
    Ryan Gosling on The Big Short“It’s a hair-­fueled performance.”
  38. q&a
    Michael Lewis on The Big Short“They should have broken up the banks.”
  39. q&a
    Brad Pitt on The Big Short“A lot of people got duped.”
  40. q&a
    Steve Carell on The Big Short“This all really happened. And it’s scary as hell.”
  41. chat room
    Christian Bale on The Big Short“Not being a good guy is not the same as being a bad guy.”
  42. Ryan Gosling on The Big Short“It’s a hair-­fueled performance.”
  43. Michael Lewis on The Big Short“They should have broken up the banks.”
  44. Steve Carell on The Big Short“This all really happened. And it’s scary as hell.”
  45. Brad Pitt on The Big Short“A lot of people got duped.”
  46. Christian Bale on The Big Short“Not being a good guy is not the same as being a bad guy.”
  47. select all
    Crusoe the Blogging Dog Just Might Be the World’s Most Perfect CelebrityHow’s life for a dachshund who made it big? Anything but rough.
  48. mating habits
    What’s the Etiquette of Hooking Up With ‘the Help’?Can you date someone you’ve paid for a basic service?
  49. Food Tech
    How the Tech World Turned on Private Chefs“I feel like I was treated like a commodity, no warning, no time to plan ahead … “
  50. feature
    The World Is Not Enough for Net-a-PorterA company that defined luxury e-commerce is now merging with its mass-market competitor.
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