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May 30, 2016 Issue

Cover Story

Hillary Clinton vs. Herself

This is not a simple candidacy — or candidate. By Rebecca Traister
On the Cover: Hillary Clinton at her campaign headquarters in Brooklyn on May 12. Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe for New York Magazine.

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What The Donald Shares With The Ronald

Reagan’s campaign strategy playbook could have been written for Trump. By Frank Rich

Take These Broken Wings

Birds brought back from the brink. Photographs by Mike Fernandez

The Felon Is Hot

After Jeremy Meeks got booked in jail, his viral mug shot might just get him booked for fashion shoots. By Jessica Pressler


The City

The day-biting, disease-spreading, indiscriminate Asian-tiger mosquito is out for your blood.

66 Minutes With Ali Wong

Talking pregnancy and prostate stimulation at the nail salon with the stand-up comic.

Life in Pictures: Morley Safer

The late newsman hated contemporary art. And made it.

The Urbanist: Quiet Spaces in Loud Places

Finding quiet spaces in chaotic places, from a Chinese garden in Staten Island to a basement propaganda poster museum in Shanghai.

Reread: June 15, 2008 (and Many More)

Twenty-four years’ coverage of Hillary Clinton — as spouse, senator, loser, winner.

The Cut

Viva La Fashion

Forty-seven models, 700 guests, 170 convertibles, and one massive dance party made for an electric, incongruous Chanel show in downtown Havana.


Best Bets

A boutique-fitness hub, the world’s first dedicated pin store, and a virtually unstealable bike.

The Look Book

The twins who spend almost every day together.

Everything You Need to Know About Poop

From a rundown of colon-cleaning treatments to the foods that’ll help you go (navy beans, sugar-free candy, contaminated Chipotle).

The Restaurant Review

Mimi is a pint-size bistro with a daring French soul.

The Dish

French rabbit terrine lined with bacon.

Trendlet: Classic Desserts

This is a moment for meringue, for lush pastry cream, and for looming soufflés — and not just at places like La Grenouille.

Best Doctors 2016

Our annual listing of the top physicians in every specialty.


We Were on a Break

More than a decade after Friends left the air, David Schwimmer is finally ready for the next stage of his career.

The Business of Too Much TV

There are more great shows in production now than ever before — but it’s never been harder to make one.

Will Brooklyn Finally Get a World-Class Skyline?

Maybe. But it won’t happen overnight.

The Lonely Island Changed Internet Comedy

The trio’s outrageous (and destined to be iconic) new film.

The TV Review

The new Roots is more scathing and pulls fewer punches.

The Art Review

How Philip Guston, America’s great painter of the night, completely reinvented the sublime.

The Book Review

Emma Cline’s masterful (and quite traditional) Manson-family debut novel.

To Do: June 1–June 14, 2016

Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.


Comments: Week of May 30, 2016

Readers sound off on decades of dressing in New York City, Hillary Clinton being compared to Harry Truman, and more.

The Approval Matrix: Week of May 30, 2016

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

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