Investment banking is fine if you can live with a seven-figure income. Those who really want to rule Wall Street play the game of hedge funds.
For scared single New Yorkers, safe sex has become an unhealthy obsession.
Vanessa and Ray Jackson are being prosecuted for starving their adoptive sons. But the kids may have starved themselves.
A neon chandelier, plus…
Gloria Vanderbilt spends $4,562.04
Kay Goldberg, Ninth-Grader
Wineglasses, from Baroque to Bauhaus
Atlantic Avenue is as good a symbol of Brooklyn’s gentrification—and multiplicity—as any.
Fernando Sanchez’s 5,000-plus-square-foot apartment
Central Park North’s makeover
Sohn on dating a flake
Fashionable Cape Town
Store openings this week
Robert Rich of Marc Jacobs
Platt on EN Brasserie
Week of Nov. 15, 2004: n. 6, Porcupine, Onju, Jones, The Modern, and Peperoncino.
What in the world is New York cuisine?
A Thanksgiving-pie bake-off
As every oenophile knows, Beaujolais Nouveau is less a serious wine than an excuse for a party.
There’s no shame in going out for Thanksgiving dinner this year—even Martha Stewart is taking the day off, after all.
Rufus Wainwright busts out of his emotional straitjacket and into greatness.
Pedro Almodóvar’s Bad Education
Woody Harrelson and Morgan Spurlock talk about fast food.
The One Last Score Movie
The overrated Foreigner
Not all of Tennessee Williams’s unpublished or forgotten playlets deserve staging.
Purely by kismet, John Patrick Shanley has three shows up this month, two of which have just opened.
A show with kooky charm.
Heretical thinking about Eve Ensler
What the audience really thought about Brooke Shields in ‘Wonderful Town’
The dark new V. S. Naipaul novel
Toni Bentley defends her erotic memoir
The West Wing’s rediscovered liberalism
The female forensic scientists don’t show up in the lab with necklines that plunge to their miniskirts.
Before you dismiss it as another weepie in the TV social-worker mode, look around you at the antisocial world.
You may be struck by how closely global capitalism resembles a pomo novel and a clandestine intelligence operation.
An interview with Michael Richards about the new Seinfeld DVD.
The actor discusses his influences.
Elliott Smith’s swan song
The revivified MoMA
Lisa Yuskavage And Tamara Jenkins are obsessed with adolescence.
At eight hours, Andy Warhol’s 1964 film Empire is something that one watches, as its creator said, “to see time go by.”
A four step solution
Hillary’s presidential plans … Was the Freedom Tower plagiarized? … Tina Brown flees a dinner party . . .
Create a New York City Theme Restaurant
New York ceased its vain lamentations over the election and returned to the important business of being the nation’s cultural capital.
Gifford Miller’s Clintonite weapon
Who enlists the week U.S. troops invade Fallujah?
New Yorkers are self-satisfied, politically homogeneous traitors to their economic interests—just like red-staters.