How Barack Obama shocked the political class and struck
fund-raising gold by discovering a vein of affluent donors Hillary Clinton
had never even heard of.
Following subway hero Wesley Autrey out from under the train and into a world of handout seekers, crushing demands, “business partners,” and other problems rarely encountered in comic-book tales of triumph.
The student radicals of Morningside Heights are surrounded by indifferent careerists and divided by the Palestinian question.
Is Quinn City Hall’s Eliza Doolittle?
Mr. J.Lo’s taxing schedule.
Bush-bashing docent fired.
UES stores boxed in.
TKO’d Hamptons champ fights again.
The comedy of errors that led to the tragic fifth act of talk radio’s King Lear, Don Imus, set the stage for a most Shakespearean week.
The I-man’s self-destruction came from the same internal drama that made him so compelling.
How did Don Imus blunder across the frontier from funny to fired?
Project Runway aspirants Jay, Chloe, and Jeffrey queue up in the cold. It was target practice for Tim Gunn.
He’s no war hero. Will it matter?
The art of instant sanity restoration: 42 ways to soothe and/or stimulate the soul in four days or less, ranging from fresh-seafood sampling in Japan to open-air moviegoing in Dutchess County.
A fragrant grapefruit-vodka pedicure and other olfactory treats.
New store openings this week, including Tom Ford on Madison Avenue.
Two complementarily natty designers.
Skilled sidemen take center stage at Gramercy Tavern and Gilt.
No point in arguing food miles to certain European expat chefs when the subject turns to (nonlocal) white asparagus.
Spotlight Live is braced for flocks of free-spending fame freaks, wannabe American Idols and karaoke fans hungry for fame, popcorn shrimp, and mini-burgers.
Week of April 23, 2007: Insieme, Tiffin Wallah, and P*ONG.
Two-bedroom penthouse, for sale, cheap! Unbudgeable tenants included.
There’s Prewar Style, and Then There’s Really Prewar Style.
The Culture Pages
Charlotte Gainsbourg on being a child of French show business.
In Hot Fuzz, the Shaun of the Dead guys blow up a quaint English town. Plus: Hopkins vs. Gosling.
Why Diane Keaton deserved last week’s Lincoln Center tribute.
A history of adolescence makes today’s kids seem conservative by comparison.
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun started out as a work of straightforward journalism. Then Peter Godwin found out that his father, a paragon of Britishness, had long hidden his past as a Polish Jewish refugee from the Holocaust.
Christopher Plummer and Jeff Daniels help carry two highly recommended productions.
The road from White House disgrace to Broadway buzz.
An illuminating exhibit about the accelerated rise and fall of pre-minimalist painting.
Ever since they were founded in London in the 1700s, Sotheby’s and Christie’s have been the Hulk Hogan and André the Giant of auction houses.
Does David Chase really deserve credit for making television into high art?
Postcolonial author or supercute teen heartthrob?
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
It took 30 contentious years to find a national consensus about saving the environment. And yet the hard part is still ahead.
Two artists exploit yesterday’s news while a third capitalizes on the discarded notes of others.
Marionette Shakespeare at the New Vic.
The Met’s new production of Il Trittico offers a delightful trifecta of Puccini.
Suddenly, it’s safe to eat at and around the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
After you switch to compact fluorescents and recycle the papers, celebrate Earth Day at a sustainability-minded restaurant.
The long-running Ontological-Hysteric Theater returns with three twisted little stories ($5; April 21 at 10 p.m.).
Readers sound off on office life, Keith Olbermann, and more.
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