January 20, 2014 Issue
Adolescence, despite zits, first heartbreak, mean girls and boys,
and algebra, may not be all that taxing on adolescents
themselves. It’s their parents who really suffer, experiencing
a strangely mirrored kind of midlife puberty.
By Jennifer Senior
On the Cover: Photographs by Matt Hoyle for New York Magazine.
Download the iPad edition to see film clips from this year’s Academy Award contenders, a bonus interview with Questlove on winning his first Grammy, architectural renderings of MoMA's upcoming expansion, excerpts from Rebecca Mead’s new book My Life in Middlemarch, and more.
Deitch is the ultimate Zelig of the art world, the man who befriended Warhol and birthed the post-Warhol scene, the Soho gallerist who took downtown art global, the avant-garde champion with the Harvard M.B.A. Now, after a failed stint as the head of MoCA, his next show is his own legacy. By Carl Swanson
When police arrested Gilberto Valle, the “Cannibal Cop,” his Internet trail—filled with plans to murder and eat women, including his wife—was going to be hard for any jury to take. But was he prosecuted for his fantasies? And would he have ever acted on them? By Robert Kolker
Ken and Ben Lerer fund 185 tech companies—and counting.
How does Yankee Stadium’s diamond morph into a sheet of ice? Here, a step-by-step guide.
A quick primer on veganism’s outliers-to-Oprah path.
Litchi martinis and comedy shoptalk with the Harvard Lampoon’s new president.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
An Umbra juicer, iron storage basket, and more new stuff in stores.
“I miss New York so much when I leave. Every time I come back, I kiss the ground I’m so happy.”
Bucket bags to fill, cinch, and carry.
Villard Michel Richard brings nostalgic decadence back to midtown.
A zestily spiced collard greens sauté adapted from Alice Waters’s new book, The Art of Simple Food II.
The new breed of health-conscious cuisine is low on deprivation, high on flavor, and branded to the hilt.
An emphatic case for not hitting the snooze button.
Margot Robbie is Scorsese’s new muse and a so-so ice skater.
The annual distribution of shiny gold statues has officially commenced. Here’s a primer.
George Eliot’s key to all morality.
The art world wakes up, once again, to Marie Cosindas.
The murder mystery is beside the point in the existentialist cop drama True Detective.
A once-in-a-lifetime visit to the Frick.
A compromised renovation plan comes down to: Does MoMA want to be great, or just popular?
25 things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Readers sound off on Adam Platt, affordability, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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