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Ariel Levy

November 1, 2004 | Television

Norman Mailer appears on the Gilmore Girls

October 25, 2004 | Profile
The Pretty-Boy Syndrome

In the new version of Alfie, the libidinous London cad of the original has been recast as Jude Law and reimagined as a strutting, preening, Prada-shoed Manhattan peacock, a male Carrie Bradshaw.

October 11, 2004 | Intelligencer
Joke Prez

Take that, L.A. Take that, red states. Conan’s anointment makes New York City the official capital of comedy.

September 13, 2004 | Fall 2004 Preview
Dying Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard

Drea de Matteo brings her Jersey-girl moxie to Joey, the season’s most anticipated new sitcom.

May 10, 2004 | Profile
The Devil & Saint Ann's

Stanley Bosworth, the mad genius behind one of New York’s legendary schools, is not going gently into that good night.

January 12, 2004 | Feature
Where the Bois Are

Why some young lesbians are going beyond feminist politics, beyond androgyny, to explore a new generation of sex roles.

June 30, 2003 | Summer Fun
Get Sweaty

The heat gets to you after a while -- it gets to everyone. Day after day, flushed and overheated, half-naked.

June 9, 2003 | Feature
Pill Culture Pops

With the stigma attached to mood-improving (not to mention sex-life-improving) drugs all but gone, New Yorkers are becoming their own Dr. Feelgoods, self-medicating as never before. Inside the new (totally respectable) drug scene.

April 7, 2003 | New York Magazine's 35th Anniversary
D'You Laugh?

Jerry Seinfeld made the American everyman Jewish.

February 10, 2003 | Feature
Drinks in the City

For many of us, a Romance with the city is amplified by a romance with alcohol. Sometimes, it’s hard to live with both. Just as often, it’s hard not to.