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  1. first person
    I Lost My Brother TwiceFirst to schizophrenia, then forever to the city.
  2. the city politic
    The Queens Native Tasked With Making Legal Weed WorkChristopher Alexander is building New York’s budding market from scratch.
  3. public art watch
    Mashed Potatoes Meet MonetClimate activists have been celebrated for defacing great paintings. Why?
  4. reasons to love new york
    39 Reasons to Love New York Right NowEvery time it’s been confronted, New York has returned, more impossibly and unpredictably itself than ever, because we wanted it to.
  5. profile
    Brace Yourself for Jordan E. Cooper’s Ain’t No Mo’In his bawdy Broadway debut, no one is safe.
  6. sbf: the virtue was the con
    What Does Sam Bankman-Fried Have to Say for Himself?An interview with the disgraced CEO.
  7. a long talk
    ’Tis the Season for SufjanThe singer-songwriter on what he’s learned about the holidays after releasing 100 Christmas songs.
  8. strategist hive mind
    63 Holiday Shopping TipsHoliday-related proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist’s staff and contributors.
  9. money
    How Michael Goguen Got ConnedHow one billionaire with a savior complex and a voracious sexual appetite got conned by his best friend, who saw him as the perfect mark.
  10. profile
    The Spectacular Life of Octavia E. ButlerThe story of the girl who grew up in Pasadena, took the bus, loved her mom and grandmother, and wrote herself into the world.
  11. health
    You Might Go Through Hell for Your Post-Ozempic BodyPatients describe constant nausea and vomiting. But doctors say everyone is asking for it.
  12. podcasts
    What Happened to Ana MendietaShe was a pathbreaking artist, hungry for recognition. A podcast reexamines how her 1985 death made headlines instead.
  13. the money game
    The Rise of Influencer CapitalHow social media, celebrity promoters, and banks looking for a quick buck transformed the markets.
  14. stop the presses
    Politico’s German Owner Mathias Döpfner Is Part Murdoch and Also Part Musk.Axel Springer’s CEO wants to be an old-school press baron for the digital age.
  15. early and often
    The 7 Big Lessons of the 2022 Midterm ElectionsDemocrats pulled off the strongest performance by an in-power party in two decades.
  16. life after warming
    How to Live in a CatastropheIn search of a way to think clearly about the planetary crisis.
  17. power
    House of SpearsOne year ago, Britney Spears was freed from a notorious conservatorship. What possessed her father to seize near-total control of her life?
  18. plagued
    Has Long COVID Always Existed?The pandemic might not have spawned a new chronic illness but rebranded an old one.
  19. performance review
    ‘It’s Unbelievably Difficult to Act Brilliantly’Jeremy Strong and his director James Gray took risks and made a mess to find Armageddon Time.
  20. operators
    The Mennonite Airbnb Hustler of Upper ManhattanKonrad Bicher, calling himself “the Wolf of Airbnb,” ran a sublet scheme that made him rich — for a while.
  21. the inside game
    What Obama Is Doing Behind the Scenes to Help Democrats WinWorking the phones, advising on messaging — and trying to make all that work with his own vision for being an ex-president.
  22. behind the scenes
    Why One Chinatown Mini-mall Languishes While Another ThrivesOn East Broadway, one shopping center has become an art-and-fashion destination. It isn’t just the cheap rent.
  23. art
    A Painting for a World in CollapseWhat The Raft of the Medusa reveals about contemporary political art.
  24. what is elon musk?
    What Is Elon Musk?And how is it possible that he could emerge from his Twitter debacle more culturally dominant than ever?
  25. a glossary
    The Sounds of HorrorAn aural history of scary movies, and the Foley art and design that make them great.
  26. the system
    The Future of Black Politics Is at Stake in GeorgiaThe legacy of the civil-rights movement may hinge on Raphael Warnock’s reelection campaign.
  27. power
    The ‘Shitty Media Men’ List Goes to CourtMoira Donegan created the list to address a moral injustice. Stephen Elliott says he’s suing her for the same reason.
  28. the law
    A Handgun for ChristmasWill a jury find James and Jennifer Crumbley criminally responsible for their son’s mass shooting?
  29. street fights
    Plywood GourmetHow thousands of restaurants speedily, messily, and probably permanently took over the street.
  30. the city politic
    The Banks Administration Inside the Adams AdministrationDavid Banks is serious about turning around New York’s schools. And it’s just one part of his family’s political project.
  31. 2022 midterms
    The Woman Training Trump Faithful to Monitor the Polls On Election DayWhat could go wrong?
  32. backstories
    ‘Family Means No One Gets Left Behind’An oral history of Lilo & Stitch, the Disney movie that almost brought hand-drawn animation back.
  33. health
    What Happened to MayaWhen a 10-year-old girl complained of mysterious pain, a doctor suspected child abuse. How far would she go to prove it?
  34. hotels
    The Billionaire Behind New York’s Most Luxe HotelVladislav Doronin’s ambitious, contentious journey from Leningrad to Aman New York.
  35. first person
    We Left Iran in 1982. I Should Be There Now.Watching the protests, 40 years after my family fled, all I want is to go back.
  36. a long talk
    Ken Jennings Ascends the PodiumThe Jeopardy! co-host (and its greatest champion) settles into his dream job, one year after the show’s legacy was almost tarnished.
  37. politics
    How to Make a Semi-Fascist PartyThe hostile, paranoid, and increasingly authoritarian path ahead for American conservatism.
  38. foreign interests
    ‘No One Person Should Be in the Position of Doing This.’AJ Subat was a regular person until he helped scores of strangers evacuate Afghanistan. Then he became a hero, a brother — and got in over his head.
  39. the power trip
    Maggie Haberman on How She Covers Trump Without Losing Her MindA conversation about her critics, Trump family feuds, and the one time he used a fake baby in a photo op.
  40. remembrance
    Loretta Lynn Was FearlessShe created a world where women had permission to tell their truths.
  41. cut covers
    The Pain and Glory of Cori BushIn less than two years, the congresswoman built a base of power in D.C. by wearing her hardships on her sleeve.
  42. close read
    The Hollow Impersonation in BlondeIn life, Marilyn Monroe was a complex artist and human being. In the hands of Ana de Armas, she’s an eternal victim.
  43. grief
    ‘Nature Has Its Own Way of Ending Life. I’m Changing the Manner and the Time.’Days before her grandfather-in-law was set to fly to Switzerland for a voluntary assisted death, Rachel Handler called him to say good-bye and more.
  44. crime
    Inside the Ransomware Gangs That Extort HospitalsThey shut down patient care and put lives at risk. Would the pandemic finally slow them down?
  45. at home in asian america
    The Mixed MetaphorWhy does the half-Asian, half-white protagonist make us so anxious?
  46. at home in asian america
    Asian America Learns How to Hit BackThe desperate, confused, righteous campaign to stop Asian hate.
  47. profile
    Kate Berlant Plays the FoolThe influential, very offline comedian perfects her self-described clown show.
  48. 1.5x speed
    Podcasting Is Just Radio NowIt’s been ages since the last blockbuster narrative show. What does that mean for the medium as an art form?
  49. style
    Not Even the Rich Can Buy Fancy WatchesIf you’re in the market for a $25,000 Rolex, you better know a guy. And you better have $50,000.
  50. books
    Hua Hsu Is True to the GameHis new memoir is both a coming-of-age story and an evolutionary step for Asian American literature.
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