the approval matrix

Good-bye, Robert E. Lee. Hello, Rat Carcasses.

Photo-Illustration: New York Magazine

Our guide to what’s highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, and despicable. Tap or click each image below to enlarge.

Photo-Illustration: Seattle City Council (Abortion); World Travel & Tourism Council (Abott); Center for Disease Control (Mu); Virgin Galactic; Carlos Reusser/Flickr (Booster); Josef Grunig (Jobs); Gary L. Catchen (Washington Square); HBO Media (Elizabeth Holmes).
Photo-Illustration: Kevin813/Flickr (Guatemala); Kazem Abdullah (Met); Fotomovimiento (Abortion); OZinOH/Flickr (Lee); Courtesy Paula Crown, photogrpahy Steven Burton (Solo); Collina Strada;; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Rooney); Metrograph; Marcen27/Wikimedia Commons (Britney).
Photo-Illustration: Right Said Fred; Public Domain (Judy Garland); Thomas Van de Weerd (50 Cent); Amazon Studios (Cinderella); Public Domain (Ivermectin); George McDonald (Mayonnaise); gufm/Flickr (Brandy); Public Domain (RHOBH); Annie English/Flickr (Rodent); Ray Sadler/Flickr (China)
Photo-Illustration: Ian Newcomb/Flickr (McDonalds); Tina Thorpe/FX (Paulson); RCA Records (MUNA); MediaPunch Inc / Alamy Stock Photo (Zendaya); Maxo Kream / Youtube; Netflix Media (John Mulaney); FX Networks (Shadows); VH1 (Kylie Sonique); CBS 2021; bigpinkcookie/Flickr (Butter)

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Good-bye, Robert E. Lee. Hello, Rat Carcasses.