Plastic surgery was a frequent, comic theme in the work of writer Olivia Goldsmith, author of The First Wives Club.
Readers sound off on the new era of lesbianism and New York’s young Republicans.
Bad blogger buddies, bailing on old bills, and dumping your ex’s artwork
A circus? Far from it. The Martha trial turns on mundanities—which is just the way the defense wants it.
Five boring blue-chip stocks that are weirdly, and enticingly, cheap
Sure, New York money is flowing John Kerry’sway. But is it pouring in fast enough to beat Bush?
Valentine’s Day: Time to snuggle up with chick- and lad-lit.
Multiplex movies are bombing in clusters—duck and cover at these festivals.
The maki roll at Japonica
Valentine’s Day gifts for all the loves in your life.
Iron-ons heat up on Avenue B
Deal of the Week: Watches with extra bling
Spa treatments for your valentine
Where can I find custom-made retro trousers?
An offbeat Norwegian comedy puts men under a microscope; The Code gives the standard gangster flick a French twist
Five Flights is for the birds, but The Musical ofMusicals scores with sophisticated laughs
At Alice Tully Hall, a magnetic Peruvian tenor leaves ’em panting for more
Hilary Swank leads the battle for the women’s franchise; talking heads tackle 24-hour news
Unforgettable Asian fusion at Geisha (if you can score a table)
Kylie Minogue is irresistible; Courtney Love isn’t
Anti-semitism in the Dalton gym.
Beauty is the subject of Terrence McNally’s new Off Broadway plays, so who better to star than Isabella Rossellini?
How would you plan the next Super Bowl halftime?
Zac, Esteban, Behnaz: Meet this year’s new designers. Four shows to watch for.
Give—and get—back at Kenneth Cole.
Could you get by for a day on the contents of a gift bag?
Louis Vuitton’s birthday: luxe, volupté, no calme
For the Dem press corps, it’s bad food, sleazy motels, and close encounters with moose.
Our handy guide to hard-to-tell-apart names.
Clinton’s joke writer on the politics of laughter.
A baker from Mario Batali’s kitchens strikes out on her own in Williamsburg, starting with divine biscotti and other sensuous pastries.
Out this week: Sylvia, The Cry of Jazz, Wonderland, and more
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