No commander-in-chief has talked about race as frankly as this one. And yet: Did Barack Obama do enough for African-Americans?
His new book, City on Fire, received one of the biggest contracts ever for a debut novel. But Hallberg has even bigger things on his mind.
Can the founder of the famously freewheeling message board pull Reddit back from the brink?
The Planned Parenthood videos brought down an unintended target: John Boehner.
Sandy Gallin, David Geffen, Calvin Klein, and Barry Diller sleeping together in Mustique.
As they rehearse The Gin Game.
Adventures in the science of the superorganism.
Who they all are, and what they do.
The director can make a whole season of The Knick almost as fast as you can watch it.
A new book documents the rock superstar’s October 1975 career-peak concerts.
Judith Light introduces the actress to Broadway.
The comedian gets behind the wheel — instead of a desk — for his return to TV.
Scream Queens, his latest effort, is both new and not.
Markus Brunetti’s “Facades.”
How an Oscar-winning costume designer tweaked the iconic costume for CBS’s new reboot.
Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, on tackling Michel Houellebecq’s Submission.
The frustrated 99 Homes star goes off on celebrity, society, and self-doubt.
Experimenter is uncannily beautiful.
The stirring Bridge of Spies.
Cast albums aren’t quite a thing of the past.
City on Fire is trying to have it too many ways.
Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
New York women in anything-but-black.
Readers sound off on Donald Trump, trans marriages, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Two mattress start-ups; four abstract side tables.
A former agent and psychiatry administrator.
The Tuscan Gun takes a low-key approach to celebrity chefdom.
Adam Platt’s favorite breakfasts.
Mother-daughter bistro Le Garage opens in Bushwick.
Burger truck Hard Times Sundaes is moving on up and rolling out breakfast.
Brooks Headley’s vegan cold pizza salad.
Exceptional crash pads the world over.