- March 31, 2008 | Features
- Still Waters
With a new Broadway adaptation of Cry-Baby, John Waters is a member in good standing of the American mainstream. But he’s still got the same warped obsessions he had as a teen.
- March 24, 2008 | Features
- Why Stand By?
Silda Spitzer and the risks of postfeminist domesticity.
- February 25, 2008 | Feature
- Return of the Ingénue
k.d. lang plays coy about her own iconography.
- February 4, 2008 | Features
- The Happy Hickster
Clay Aiken sounds like Tootsie, looks like Opie, and hates to go out after dark. How will he ever survive New York?
- November 12, 2007 | Features
- Don't Laugh
During the Bush years, satire was one of the Democrats’ most potent weapons. But Al Franken’s earnest—sometimes tearful—campaign for senator raises the question: Can politics and comedy co-exist?
- October 8, 2007 |
- Daughters of Hillary
For political wives, she changed the game forever.
- April 30, 2007 |
- The Lesbian Bride’s Handbook
Is white appropriate? What’s the right term for a groom who’s a woman? And what to say to her mother?
- March 26, 2007 | Features
- The Last Gentleman
George Trow’s Within the Context of No Context was a brilliant, scary vision of a cultural end-time. Then, having described it, he lived it, spiraling into madness.
- January 15, 2007
- Chasing Dash Snow
At 25, he is a growing downtown legend, a graffiti writer turned artist with a beautiful face and a De Menil pedigree, elusive even to the two friends who created his myth. What happens if he’s caught?
- November 13, 2006
- There's a Thin Line Between Love and Hate
Some people suffer for their art. Courtney Love suffers at the expense of it.