Table of Contents

May 20, 2013

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On the Cover: Michael Douglas. Photograph by Martin Schoeller for New York Magazine.
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  • Killer Vines!

    April showers bring May’s invasive species.

  • The Pop-Up City

    Sohei Nishino’s aerial photographs are on view beginning May 17 at the International Center of Photography.

  • The Tinkerers’ Weight-Loss Program

    Innovators hoping to achieve the lap band’s popularity have rolled out a flurry of imaginative products.

  • 114 Minutes With Jumaane Williams

    The city councilman spends a day at the stop-and-frisk trial.



  • Winning With Weiner

    Don’t laugh—it’s not impossible.


  • Comments: Week of May 20, 2013

    Readers sound off on Jeff Koons, The Great Gatsby, and more.

  • The Approval Matrix: Week of May 20, 2013

    Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.