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Vanessa Grigoriadis

December 6, 2010 | Features
Waking Up From the Pill

Fifty years ago, birth-control pills gave women control of their bodies, while making it easy to forget their basic biology—until in some cases, it’s too late.

August 23, 2010 |
Imagining Daphne

A fashion icon who found herself by going to clown school.

April 5, 2010 | Feature
Growing Up Gaga

The self-invented, manufactured, accidental, totally on-purpose New York creation of the world’s biggest pop star.

January 18, 2010 |
Remembrances of the Punk Prose Poetess

Patti Smith, along with her friend Robert Mapplethorpe, lived a particular New York dream—the Chelsea Hotel, Max’s Kansas City, CBGB, superstardom—to the fullest. Now in a great new memoir, she tells it like it was.

November 9, 2009 |
Why Is Nancy Pelosi Always Smiling?

Like Obama, she is more pragmatist than liberal ideologue. Unlike Obama, she doesn’t care what you think of her. In fact, she may not even know.

October 15, 2009 | Weekend Travel
Wander Off in Maui

Tourists avoid the island's spooky, beautiful northeastern coast, which leaves more beaches, volcanoes, and waterfalls for you.

July 13, 2009 | Feature
The NYC Reality Freak Show

In NYC Prep, as in The Real Housewives of New York City, Manhattan is a kind of moral hell, corrupted by money and power and baubles and drinks. Is it really this bad?

June 15, 2009 | Feature
Barging In to Venice

The Brooklyn artist Swoon and her merry band of anarchists from deepest Bushwick are invading the Venice Biennale this week—on boats built from garbage. New York City garbage.

April 13, 2009 | Features
Do You Own Facebook? Or Does Facebook Own You?

Trust is a fragile commodity.

April 6, 2009 | Encounter
125 Minutes With Lady Gaga

The Sacred Heart girl turned bisexual disco queen was never a lazy drug addict.

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