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  1. letters
    Comments: Week of Comments: Week of February 18, 2019Readers sound off on The Matrix, David Wallace-Wells’s The Uninhabitable Earth excerpt, the rising pop powerhouse Lizzo, and more.
  2. the approval matrix
    The Approval Matrix: Week of February 18, 2019Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
  3. the dish
    This New BjornQorn Popcorn Will Bedazzle the Snack Snobs at Your Oscar PartyCult brand BjornQorn’s new meteorologically inspired flavor, Cloudy Qorn, is smaller, crisper, and roastier than the original.
  4. urbanism
    Hudson Yards Is a Gilded City Straight Out of a Billionaire’s FantasyWhere nothing is ever dirty and everything works, where you can live your perfect life and never have to leave — provided you can pay for it.
  5. movies
    The Fake-ish Feud of Macaulay Culkin and Devon SawaThe former child actors on young stardom, Twitter rows, and what kind of cow they’d rather be.
  6. urbanism
    How Stephen Ross Became the Most Powerful City-Shaper Since Robert MosesHe’s outmaneuvered, outspent, out-leveraged, and out-sweet-talked his way into the Hudson Yards deal.
  7. look book
    The Ideator Who Has to Be on the Lookout for Scammers“It was like my own personal Fyre Festival.”
  8. agenda
    16 Things to Do in New York City Over the Next Two WeeksTravis Scott at MSG, New York Philharmonic with Yo-Yo Ma, Jerry Saltz’s tips for navigating the Armory Show, and more.
  9. vulture picks
    10 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two WeeksWeezer’s The Black Album, the Academy Awards, Better Things season three, and more.
  10. best bets
    A Dallas Department Store in Hudson Yards, Lumpy Lamps, and MoMA’s Print StoreWhat’s new in New York stores.
  11. art
    Nari Ward’s Salvaged WorldsThe artist reflects on the objects and memories that made him.
  12. restaurant review
    At Leonti, Silver-Dome Dining Meets Bean SoupThe ambitious Upper West Side restaurant has a short, focused menu, filled with northerly Italian specialties.
  13. album review
    Thank U, Next Is a Phoenix Moment for Ariana GrandeThis isn’t a breakup album, it’s a list of demands and a statement of hunger for someone willing to fulfill them without too much fuss.
  14. movies
    19 Things The Matrix Predicted About Life in 2019How a 1999 Keanu Reeves movie anticipated (almost) everything about the world of today.
  15. profile
    In Their New Show, PEN15, Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle Are Middle-School RejectsBut in real life, they’re on the verge of being popular.
  16. the matrix
    15 Irrefutable Reasons Why We Might Be Living in a SimulationWeird news. Quarks with computer code. Missing aliens. The evidence discussed on a few sub-Reddits might actually be plausible.
  17. movies
    How The Matrix’s Red Pill Became the Internet’s Delusional Drug of ChoiceIt’s inspired a whole pharmacy’s worth of memes and cyberideologies — some playful, some hateful.
  18. origin stories
    A Fashion Historian Explains This Season’s ShoesArchival context for contemporary styles.
  19. movies
    The Matrix Was the One Time the Wachowskis’ Ambition Met the MainstreamThe film made the siblings the hottest things in town, but then the tide turned.
  20. the matrix
    What We Can Learn About Gender From The MatrixTrans women have claimed it as an allegory for gender transition since at least 2012. But allegorically is the least interesting way to read anything.
  21. ugly or cool
    This Season’s Monster Blazers Are Part David Byrne, Part Hillary ClintonThe workwear staple grew wide, out of scale with its wearers, in a fun, almost comic way.
  22. spring 2019 fashion issue
    A Trip to the Laundromat With 18 New YorkersAnd a peek into what they’re washing.
  23. spring 2019 fashion issue
    Simone Rocha Is the Queen of the New WeirdHer quirky, wearable, ultra-feminine clothes have made her one of the most successful young designers of her generation.
  24. movies
    High Fashion Is Just The Matrix Cosplay NowLooks inspired by the movie’s four main characters could be seen on the spring 2019 runways.
  25. spring 2019 fashion issue
    Shopping Selfies From Dressing Rooms Around New York CityIf you go to a store and try on a garment without sharing it on Instagram, did it even happen?
  26. spring 2019 fashion issue
    You Pick for MeSiblings, friends, lovers, mentors, and mothers choose clothes for each other to wear from the spring collections.
  27. spring 2019 fashion issue
    Barbie’s Finally Found Her True Calling: InfluencerIt’s a perfect career for the eternal teenager with an ever-evolving wardrobe and enviable hair.
  28. the matrix
    Philosopher Nick Bostrom on Whether We Live in a SimulationAnd what he thinks about the tech billionaires trying to break us out.
  29. business
    The Porta-Potty King of New York City Faces a Threat to His ThroneThe business is as dirty as you’d think. But one man keeps coming up smelling like roses.
  30. movies
    How The Matrix Got MadeAs we approach the film’s 20th anniversary, here’s a timeline of how the pop-culture phenomenon came to be, and what happened next.
  31. portfolio
    She Was Never Famous, But Her Photos Are GroundbreakingA 95-year-old photographer whose work is so fresh, it’s like it was shot yesterday.
  32. literary lunch
    A Conversation With Marlon James and Victor LaValleThe versatile authors talk race, fantasy, and James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf over dumplings.
  33. spring 2019 fashion issue
    The Pleasure of Sitting Out a TrendWearing a trend is one kind of pleasure; not wearing but watching it is another. And the prairie dress is plenty to watch.
  34. movies
    The Matrix’s Bullet Time Made 3-D RedundantThe last time I saw “classic” bullet time, it was used on the E! Network’s Golden Globes red-carpet show.
  35. technology
    Rage Drove the Google Walkout. Can It Bring About Real Change at Tech Companies?The tools of technology can stop a workers’ revolution as surely as they can help start one.
  36. backups
    Introducing The Underground Gourmet Plan-B Restaurant DeterminatorWhere to eat when you can’t get at table at Misi, Ho Foods, Frenchette, and Lucali.
  37. movies
    Neo’s Stunt Double Chad Stahelski on How The Matrix Changed Movie Action Forever“I read the script and didn’t understand a fucking word of it.”
  38. movies
    The Matrix Taught Superheroes to FlyIt laid the template for the gritty, gravity-defying, self-seriously cerebral modern blockbuster.
  39. finer things
    Louis Vuitton’s Headphones Cost $836 More Than AirPodsEarly adopters include rappers Lil Uzi Vert, Travis Scott, and Lil Yachty.
  40. movies
    The Matrix Built Our Reality-Denying WorldIt gave all of us — including Alex Jones, flat-earthers, lizard-people conspiracists, even Rachel Maddow — a new way to see (or not see) everything.
  41. movie review
    Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird Is Compelling Despite Its Narrative FlawsThe storytelling is unshapely — there are plot gaps and it never locks into a rhythm — but the film has a sense of mournfulness that seeps into you.
  42. spring 2019 fashion issue
     It’s Just a Matter of Time Before Everyone Loves LizzoWe thought we knew what to expect from a pop star, and then she came along.
  43. letters
    Comments: Week of Comments: Week of February 4, 2019Readers sound off on the Catholic Church, Jill Abramson’s tenure at the New York Times, and more.
  44. the approval matrix
    The Approval Matrix: Week of February 4, 2019Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
  45. encounter
    Talking With Lana Marks, Who’s Ready to Ditch Palm Beach for PretoriaTrump’s nominee for ambassador to South Africa wowed the president by throwing the perfect Mar-a-Lago wedding.
  46. the dish
    Augustine’s Viennese Wedding Soup Is Like a Middle-European RamenAustrian comfort food par excellence.
  47. spring 2019 fashion issue
    Spring Accessories Take a Ride on the SubwayWe gave photographer Hannah La Follette Ryan (@SubwayHands) some of the season’s best jewelry and bags to play with.
  48. look book
    The Fashion Designer Who’s a Vintage-Shopping Expert“I have five Gianni Versace belts. Nine acid-washed jackets, several pairs of acid-washed shorts, at least two acid-washed dresses.”
  49. best bets
    Paper Vases, Nest Fragrances Opens a Store, and Custom Suits in Boerum HillWhat’s new in New York stores.
  50. spring 2019 fashion issue
    Gen Z’s ‘It’ Girl Is a BoyLuka Sabbat is 2019’s Chloë Sevigny.
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