- August 3, 2009
- A Year in Bushwick
Dustin Payseur, 23, was sick of working at Urban Outfitters and about to move back home to North Carolina—but then he got a record deal.
- April 6, 2009
Alden Ehrenreich played a cross-dressing punk in a movie he made for a bat mitzvah.
- November 16, 2009
- The Bangles
Danielle (24) and Jodie (27) Snyder launched their Dannijo jewelry line last year, using $40,000 from savings and a small family loan. It’s now sold in 75 locations across twelve countries.
- November 23, 2009
- Scrappy Scrambler
Eight-year-old Ashima Shiraishi loves to rock climb.
- December 14, 2009
- Social Architect
Marc Kushner has built a Facebook for architects. Since it launched last month, 558 firms—including those of Rem Koolhaas, Enrique Norten, and Steven Holl—have already joined.
- November 9, 2009
- Ad Buster
Jordan Seiler, 29, is on a mission to replace outdoor advertisements with art. Late last month, he coordinated a stealth campaign to whitewash and redecorate swaths of lower Manhattan.
- November 2, 2009
- Early Bloomer
Brian Mahanna, 28, is a policy adviser to the mayor’s reelection campaign.
- October 26, 2009
- Not Kissing Matt Damon
Sarah Bradford, 22, got a shock when she first tried out for a movie that happened to star her stepbrother.
- October 19, 2009
- Broadway Bound
Meet the new Eugene Jerome, Neil Simon’s alter ego in the Brighton Beach Memoirs revival.
- October 12, 2009
- Son of Spike
Ray Tintori’s short film won a Sundance prize, and his music videos caught Spike Jonze’s eye. Jonze recently tapped Tintori, 25, to write and direct a feature film he’s producing.