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  1. health
    Is the Pain All in My Head?A new treatment called pain-reprocessing therapy promises to cure chronic pain — but maybe not for everyone.
  2. the intelligencer profile
    Was Larry Summers Right All Along?How the ultimate Establishment figure became the preeminent critic of the Biden era’s economic consensus.
  3. fashion
    My Time With AndréKnowledge, coupled with his wit and amazing sense of game, should be André Leon Talley’s lasting legacy.
  4. the money game
    Last Sane Man on Wall StreetNathan Anderson made his name exposing — and betting against — corporate fraud. But short selling in a frothy pandemic economy can be ruinous.
  5. crime
    The Infamous FBI Informant Behind a 20-Fatality Limo CrashIt was the deadliest U.S. transportation disaster in a decade. The man behind it was one of the most notorious confidential informants in FBI history.
  6. feature
    The Undoing of Joss WhedonThe Buffy creator, once an icon of Hollywood feminism, is now an outcast accused of misogyny. How did he get here?
  7. closings
    Why the Closing of New York’s Lexus Restaurant Is a Real LossAgainst all odds, it served as a worthy passport to food from around the world.
  8. close reads
    Hanya’s BoysThe novelist tends to torture her gay male characters — but only so she can swoop in to save them.
  9. family planning
    Parenting in UtopiaRaising kids in America can be, by design, crushing. But what if it weren’t?
  10. together again
    Is Week-to-Week TV Winning After All?In an era when shows and movies must fight to break through, Yellowjackets has sustained a conversation while airing weekly on Showtime.
  11. exit interview
    Search Party Finally Grows UpOver five seasons, the millennial satire became the truest thing on television.
  12. books
    The Spine CollectorFor five years, a mysterious figure has been stealing books before their release. Is it espionage? Revenge? A trap? Or a complete waste of time?
  13. feature
    When Girl Power Meets SobrietyCan Holly Whitaker help women quit drinking better than AA can?
  14. the national interest
    How the January 6 Insurrection Birthed a New RightTrump has transformed his party into something once unrecognizable.
  15. politics
    Why Did Keisha Lance Bottoms Quit?The mayor of Atlanta was a rising star in Democratic politics. Then the crime wave hit.
  16. interview
    ‘Ghislaine Maxwell Is Worse Than Epstein’Virginia Giuffre reacts to the conviction she knows is long overdue.
  17. survey says
    The Best Podcasts of 2021, According to People Who Make PodcastsWe asked over 150 creators, producers, hosts, and executives what they’ve been listening to.
  18. politics
    The Political Life of Dr. OzHis campaign to be the next Republican senator from Pennsylvania is facing one major problem: Republicans in Pennsylvania.
  19. rikers
    Rikers: The ObituariesFifteen people at the jail died in 2021. These are their lives — and how they came to an end.
  20. tv recaps
    Deadwood Season-Finale Recap: Bloody ThoughtsFor all the gore, madness, and opportunism showcased in this final hour, we’re left with a sense of hope for Deadwood, its characters, and ourselves.
  21. appreciation
    Joan Didion’s Greatest Two-Word SentenceThe power of an ice-cold, unflinching gaze.
  22. extremely online
    The Rise of the Tabulated SelfI saw the best minds of my generation being uploaded onto “second-brain” apps.
  23. january 6
    Gina. Rosanne. Guy.What three January 6 insurrectionists wanted — and what they lost.
  24. first person
    My Penis, a Love StoryI didn’t need a penis to be a man. But I needed one to be me.
  25. chinatown
    The Jail Money TrapThe Museum of Chinese in America was desperate to buy its building. The city found a reason to pay for it — one that threw Chinatown into turmoil.
  26. crime
    The Jeffrey Epstein Mystery RoundtableSix experts on the most intriguing and dangerous unanswered questions about the case.
  27. lgbtq rights
    She Supported Her Child Being Trans. So the State Separated Them.Thanks to a crackdown on LGBTQ families, the case of Katee Churchill could be just the beginning.
  28. history
    The Authoritarian Right’s 1877 ProjectAs the GOP undermines Black political rights in the present, some right-wing intellectuals are rationalizing Black disenfranchisement in the past.
  29. backstories
    The Succession Cast Processes the Astonishing Season-Three Finale“If Shiv knows, and Tom doesn’t know that Shiv knows — there’s a lot of potential there,” says Sarah Snook, on location in Montalcino.
  30. tv review
    And Just Like That… Is Sexless in the CityThe fact that Carrie Bradshaw is now a podcaster tells you everything you need to know.
  31. just asking questions
    The Cautious Case for Omicron OptimismDr. Monica Gandhi says there’s reason to trust preliminary reports of mild illness from the new variant.
  32. encounter
    At Jamian Juliano-Villani’s New Gallery O’Flaherty’s, ‘Taste Is Out the Door’The painter and her pals thought the art world had gotten too prissy. “This is the thing. No one’s doing anything cool.”
  33. new york in your bones
    The 101 Best New York City Movies, RankedSome movies reflect the perilous reality of living here, others the urbane fantasy. The greatest do both.
  34. roe v. wade
    Amy Coney Barrett’s Adoption Myths“What’s happening at the Supreme Court is that people are using us to further their own agenda. They’re co-opting our lives and our stories.”
  35. the body politic
    The Betrayal of RoeDecades of neglect and cowardice have brought this country to the precipice.
  36. politics
    ‘The Mayor Knew’Eric Garcetti’s top aide was a serial harasser, according to multiple accusers. The mayor, they say, ignored it.
  37. technology
    A Normie’s Guide to Becoming a Crypto PersonHow to (cautiously and skeptically) fall down the rabbit hole.
  38. red meat
    Welcome to the Beach Cafe, the Upper East Side’s Republican CheersAnn Coulter, Cindy Adams, and Donald Jr. hang out there; try the (Roger) Stone Burger.
  39. encounter
    Who’s Afraid of Podcast Provocateur Dasha Nekrasova?She’s on a hit HBO show and made a horror movie about Jeffrey Epstein. Are her days of niche fame over?
  40. media
    The Dave Portnoy PlaybookOn the precipice of sports-gambling riches — and facing sexual-misconduct allegations — Barstool Sports’ founder doubles down on the culture war.
  41. the national interest
    Joe Biden’s Big SqueezeProgressive donors to the left of him, cynical centrists to the right — a unified theory of why his popular agenda is so unpopular.
  42. the city politic
    Kathy Hochul’s Got Seven MonthsTo govern. To campaign. And to tell New Yorkers what, if anything, she believes in.
  43. gone viral
    What Happened at Carmine’sA confrontation between a host and dining patrons slid neatly into every outrage narrative of 2021. Maybe a bit too neatly.
  44. the money game
    How Gary Vaynerchuk Became an NFT Guru — and Lord of His Own MetaverseNFTs weren’t just something he could collect; they knotted all the threads of his career.
  45. media
    Inside Felicia Sonmez’s Lawsuit Against the Washington PostWhy was a reporter punished for speaking up about sexual assault?
  46. biography of a building
    A Particularly Eccentric Upper West Side Apartment BuildingThe Master was built as a shrine to theosophist Nicholas Roerich. It has aged strangely.
  47. urbanism
    Perfecting the New York StreetWe consulted architects and planners to create an achievable, replicable plan — one suited to a city embracing its public spaces as never before.
  48. performing arts
    Who Will Give Peter Gelb $2 Billion to Guarantee the Met Opera’s Future?All of Gelb’s big problems running the opera house only got bigger during the pandemic.
  49. ideas
    David Graeber’s Possible WorldsThe author of Debt and The Dawn of Everything left behind countless admirers and an abiding belief that society could be changed for the better.
  50. profile
    Simon Rex Doesn’t Want to Be That Guy AnymoreThe former MTV VJ partied his way through the early aughts, lost his career for a decade, and now, improbably, is being lauded by the Hollywood elite.
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