Kids lie early, often, and for all sorts of reasons—to avoid punishment, to bond with friends, to gain a sense of control. But now there’s a singular theory for one way this habit develops: They are just copying their parents.
I’d heard it was the most effective stop-smoking drug yet. So I took it. Then those reports of suicidal ideation began washing in.
The hedge-funder Seth Tobias was found dead in his pool. His hard-partying wife has been accused of his murder by her Internet psychic, who also says the hedge-funder was having an affair with a male stripper named Tiger. And it just gets more sordid from there.
Who can save the state Republican Party?
How shady is fashion?
Charity begins at home.
Diaz likes the feel of Silk.
Longs for button-nosed days.
When the smoke cleared last week, the Democratic heavyweight bout had ended in a draw.
How can Cooper Manning be so well-adjusted and non-self-loathing?
For Second Avenue shop owners, it’s a subway to hell.
New York has rarely found itself in the position the Giants were in—the never-say-die also-ran.
How do you know if he thinks of you as more than a cellist?
From where he stands, he can see his way to the nomination. But is he tough enough to get there?
Strategist, 1968 Edition
An explanation of our 40th-Anniversary Strategist section.
An array of the useful, beautiful, practical, and promising.
"My money says the pantsuit will go everywhere within six months."
At Orsini’s, the tables are meant for people-watching.
It’s time to consider—and don’t laugh just yet—Brooklyn.
How to wear eyelashes, plus the new exercise, the liquid diet, and where to go now for a tan.
The Upper East Side apartment of a pair of art collectors showcases the best of the current art scene.
There are amusements to be found across town, up and down.
This was a slightly mind-bending experiment to rebuild a “Strategist” from 1968.
Jake Sasseville is going to get an ABC contract, even if it kills him.
Peter Carey, genius of literary mimicry, comes down with laryngitis.
The Japan-born, Berlin-based artist Chiharu Shiota has made a strong U.S. solo debut with Waiting.
George Romero’s new living-dead film has got superior carnage—and a message, too.
On appreciating—but not necessarily enjoying—Elliott Carter’s music.
Diana Vishneva plays both sides.
There’s no point in trying to understand the Mars Volta. Just let them happen to you.
The characters of Hunting and Gathering just need to crash on your futon for a few days. Is that okay?
Which kid-centric plays are likely to be most tolerable for moms and dads?
The kooky, mystical Eli Stone asks, “What Would George Michael Do?”
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
With gospel music.
Readers sound off on the recession, Heath Ledger, and more.
Findings from the streets, files, and hard drives of New York.
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