A recent Camelot book boomlet can’t help but raise comparisons between JFK and the president once considered his heir, but the most powerful force linking Kennedy and Obama might actually be the reactionary rage that engulfed their presidencies. By Frank Rich
On the Cover: Illustrations by Lyndon Hayes.
Atop AOL, hiring and borrowing freely from the old media, a new age news guru is building her grandest temple yet. By Vanessa Grigoriadis
Some of my Republican friends ask if I’ve gone crazy. I say: Look in the mirror. By David Frum
If every Democratic president disappoints, maybe there’s something wrong with our expectations. Tough love from a fellow traveler. By Jonathan Chait
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Fondue's return, seven Black Friday sales, and more.
“I actually rescued a baby squirrel a few months ago.”
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When it came time to redecorate his one-bedroom rental, Doug Meyer took no shortcuts.
We asked three merry couples to holiday shop for one another, each on a different gift-packed block.
In the former Chanterelle space, an experiment in gourmet Korean.
Brussels sprouts get a bad rap owing to the home cook’s tendency to overcook them.
The juice-bar craze reaches every-corner status.
Rihanna keeps making music so you’ll not stop thinking about her; Drake, because he can’t stop thinking about himself.
The fourth Twilight film is—like a lot of weddings and births—an unexpectedly primal experience.
SHoP Architects, masters of post-boom buildability.
"It went through more revisions than I can tell you."
From X-Men to sex addict, a Jungian look at his 2011.
Pickled herring with yuzu, and more things to eat at Kutsher’s Tribeca.
Readers sound off on Elizabeth Warren, Ray Kelly, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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