- June 28, 2004 | Feature
- In His Own Hothouse
From Before Sunrise to Before Sunset, Ethan Hawke has never stopped trying to grow. But into what?
- May 24, 2004 | Intelligencer
- Her Royal Lie-ness
The so-called Saudi princess was only one of the many identities Lisa Walker tried on like jewelry.
- April 5, 2004 | Intelligencer
- Plum Blossoms
“It”-girl author Plum Sykes worries about what to wear to her book parties.
- April 5, 2004 | Cityside
- A Dying Trend
The four NYU students who’ve jumped to their deaths grimly illustrate new research: Suicide can be a fad.
- March 8, 2004 | Feature
- Are You Bipolar?
Mild bipolar disorder may be to this decade what depression was to the nineties, thanks to a new drug and an expanding definition. But when do ordinary peaks and valleys become pathological?
- December 8, 2003 | Profile
- A Death of One's Own
Founding feminist, Virginia Woolf scholar, and strong-willed enemy of the patriarchy (as well as mother, grandmother, and wife), Carolyn Heilbrun lived her ideals. The right to choose death—she committed suicide in October—was one of them.
- June 9, 2003 | Feature
- The Boys of Summer
This summer, a handful of young, ambitious, Manhattan-bred guys has cornered the market on nightlife in the Hamptons. They make sure Tara Reid is in the house, everyone’s drinking $400 bottles of Perrier-Jouët, and, in return, they get one big payoff: the chance to become boldfaced names themselves.
- April 7, 2003 | New York Magazine's 35th Anniversary
- When Lizzie Mattered
Not so long ago, an entitled PR girl was the only terror we had to worry about.
- February 10, 2003 | Feature
They're taking off at Idlewild, with nary a jet in sight.
- January 13, 2003 | Feature
- The New Position on Casual Sex
The rise of Internet dating has brought a sexual openness (not to mention one-night stands) to the younger generation not seen since the seventies heyday of Maxwell's Plum. But can there be too much of a good thing?