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  1. Best of New York
    The Best of New York Fun and Nightlife 2017Where to find grown-up dancing, Elvis impersonators, fancy fernet, and more.
  2. paleyfest
    What to Expect (or Not to Expect) From Homeland’s 6th SeasonPeter Quinn is alive!
  3. homeland
    Homeland’s First Female President Sounds FamiliarClaire Danes says audiences will feel at least a little bit of the Bern.
  4. luke cage
    Luke Cage Musicians on Jobs for Black Composers“Black composers don’t really get the opportunities to support things of this magnitude. It is a cyclical process.”
  5. chat room
    Mr. Robot’s E Corp CEO on Having No Fear“He is not limited by his emotions or by fear in the way most people are.”
  6. backstories
    How Mr. Robot’s Incredibly Detailed Easter Eggs Come TogetherThere will be a prize at the end of season two.
  7. anatomy of a hack
    How Mr. Robot’s Most Complicated Hack Yet Came Together“Nothing we have done before has been this intricate and intensive.”
  8. vulture festival 2016
    The Mr. Robot Cast on Emotional Toll of Shooting That Graveyard ScenePlus, how they figured out the right outfit for Elliot.
  9. fashion nostalgia
    100 Years of New York’s Sneaker CrazesOur sneakers are our cars, which means some are legendary.
  10. wga
    The Americans Showrunners on How Keri Russell Was CastPlus, why Sam Esmail can’t go to sleep these days.
  11. sister act
    Teen Amy Schumer Had A Walk to Remember Comedy RoutineAs remembered by her sister Kim.
  12. the sports section
    Can Chris Mullin Save St. John’s Basketball?The most celebrated player in school history returns to his alma mater as head coach.
  13. Beer
    The End of Craft Beer“Craft beer is just about to completely explode and become unrecognizable to itself.”
  14. nycc 2015
    7 Things We Learned from Mr. Robot’s NYCC Panel“You guys did get pretty close.”
  15. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: I Have to Know What HappenedThe finale — while filled with some of the show’s most visually compelling shots and crispest dialogue yet — was, at its core, transitional.
  16. finales
    Mr. Robot Creator on His Plans for Season TwoChristian Slater isn’t going anywhere.
  17. chat room
    BD Wong on Playing Transgender on Mr. Robot“She is transgender, but her transness has nothing to do with anything.”
  18. Fall Preview 2015
    17 Exciting New Nightlife Spots Opening This FallMilk punch on the Lower East Side, a rooftop izakaya in Flushing, Señor Frog’s in Times Square, and more.
  19. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: I’m Pretty Far From OkayThe twist is finally revealed.
  20. faq
    Every Single Question You Have About Mr. Robot, Answered(Except that one about who Mr. Robot is.)
  21. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: Did You Forget Who I Am?Last night’s episode was a turning point — the first time the veil was lifted and we glimpsed the real world. 
  22. backstories
    Mr. Robot Composer on Elliot’s Personal Song“It will land on the major note, and then the minor note.”
  23. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: I’ve Helped a Lot of PeopleAngela makes a deal with the devil.
  24. influences
    Taxi Driver, Girls, and 7 Other Big Influences on Mr. Robot“There’ll be a little bit of a nod to Dr. Strangelove in the season finale that people can look out for.”
  25. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: What’s in the Trunk?The final scene tonight was one of Mr. Robot’s best.
  26. the sports section
    Nobody Is Crying About the Knicks’ Top Pick AnymoreKristaps Porzingis, a seven-foot-two forward from Latvia, silenced his many doubters with a strong performance in the NBA summer league.
  27. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: People Always Make the Best ExploitsEveryone has a weakness to hide.
  28. backstories
    The Unusually Accurate Portrait of Hacking on USA’s Mr. Robot“It is so accurate, everyone wants to prove it is accurate or not accurate.”
  29. overnights
    Mr. Robot Recap: Kill Me or Embrace MeEveryone’s got a “bug.”
  30. Earlier Eras
    It’s Time to Say Good-bye to the Styrofoam Beer Cups of New YorkThe city’s upcoming styrofoam ban will effectively end one of the last vestiges of the city’s pre-Giuliani years.
  31. the sports section
    Meet the Knicks’ Draft Pick, Kristaps PorzingisThe team selected the Latvian big man with the fourth pick in the draft.
  32. The Strange Story of Bob Dylan’s Triumphant First Letterman PerformanceAs Dylan prepares to bid adieu to Dave, the untold tale behind his legendary 1984 Late Night performance. 
  33. Pitch Perfect 2’s Ester Dean Wants Her ShotShe is really into The Secret.
  34. the sports section
    St. Francis Brooklyn Puts on a Show But Won’t Advance to First NCAA TournamentThe Terriers lost to Robert Morris University, 66–63.
  35. street art
    Street-Art Legend Quiñones on Banksy, 5 PointzPlus rarely seen early sketches.
  36. chat room
    Ghostface Killah on His New Album, Giving Up Weed“I consider myself a wizard of poetry.”
  37. Swizz Beatz Wants to Change the Art World The rapper, producer, painter, and collector shows the scope of his ambition in Miami.
  38. Holiday Dining
    Shop Like a Chef: Pros Share Their Favorite Food Stores Even the experts pay retail sometimes.
  39. vinotherapy
    Why Amar’e Stoudemire and a Bunch of Other Rich People Are Bathing in Red WineIt’s supposed to have beneficial health effects, but the science is … questionable.
  40. vinotherapy
    Why Amar’e Stoudemire and a Bunch of Other Rich People Are Bathing in Red WineIt’s supposed to have beneficial health effects, but the science is … questionable.
  41. the sports section
    Prokhorov Looking to Cash Out on Brooklyn NetsThe Russian billionaire made a smart investment.
  42. music
    A Brief History of Ryan Adams, From Vices to Voice MailsIn honor of his new, billionth (or so) album, out today.
  43. Replaceable MeFrom lab-grown lungs to mechanical eyes, the latest, and most realistic, artificial body parts.
  44. summer guide 2014
    110 Diversions: Things to Watch, Hear, Read, and Do, All Summer LongThe new Tom Cruise, Dave Chappelle at Radio City, Morrissey in Brooklyn, literary thrillers, and more.
  45. Grub Guides
    Game On: 21 Non-Douchey Places to Enjoy the Super BowlA list of places to watch the game for people who aren’t interested in the typical sports-bar vibe.
  46. Ask a Shop Clerk: Will PerezModell’s, 234 W. 42nd St., at Seventh Ave.; 212-764-7030.
  47. 42. Because the Weed Fairy ExistsEarlier this year, an anonymous 23-year-old woman started giving out free weed. We spoke to her.
  48. books
    A No-Frills Buyers’ Guide to January BooksAre Perfect, Shovel Ready, and Andrew’s Brain worth getting?
  49. 133 Minutes With Steve LavinScarfing down a pre-practice breakfast with the possible savior of St. John’s basketball.
  50. music
    How Kanye Fixed His Broken 60-Foot Screen and Saved the Yeezus Tour Extreme TV repair.
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