The film 12 Years a Slave is undeniably powerful, but it doesn’t have the power some of us wish it did.
Eleven months after Sandy Hook, Newtown’s mourning remains incalculable, especially that of the parents who lost their children.
Once upon a time, Area was the beating heart of downtown nightlife, part art space, part dance floor, and wholly spectacle.
Joshua David Stein
David Barton leaves behind the culture he helped create.
PathoMap has documented 137 different types of bacteria on five subway lines.
Interrogating cinema, pornography, and the surveillance state with the pervert philosopher.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Readers sound off on Bill de Blasio, juice trends, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies. Roll over the images for related links.
Alexander Calder jewelry, a McKenzie-Veal coatrack, and more new stuff in stores.
“When you work in this world all year-round, Halloween isn’t that exciting.”
Daisuke Nakazawa, a former pupil of Tokyo’s most famous sushi chef, goes his own way.
Cauliflower works well tucked into this macaroni-and-cheese recipe adapted from Melt.
A new look at an old favorite.
Some New Yorkers whip up nightly five-course meals. Others use their ovens for storing off-season sweaters. So how much is a kitchen worth, anyway?
Robert A.M. Stern’s buildings seem like they’ve always been there. What’s the crime in that?
Laurie Metcalf tenses up onstage in Domesticated and on HBO’s Getting On.
Michael Cera delivers on the set of David Cross’s Hits.
Remembering Lou Reed, a pop star for grown-ups.
Alex Gibney confronts cycling’s top cheat in The Armstrong Lie.
In Betrayal, backward runs Pinter until reels the mind.
Christopher Wool’s stenciled words speak loudly—and not everyone wants to listen.
25 things to see, hear, watch, and read.