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  1. encounter
    Kathryn Garcia’s Wide-Open FutureShe’s out of a job and lost the primary, but the almost-next-mayor of New York is now a political celebrity.
  2. backstories
    ‘Look at Me Like a Human Boy!’An oral history of Clifford, the 1994 cult comedy about a deranged little boy played by Martin Short.
  3. restorative justice
    Can ‘Bad Men’ Ever Change?Would face-to-face meetings between a victim and an abuser — a form of restorative justice — help a society overwhelmed with toxic behavior?
  4. drone wars
    The Drone Leaker“Second Snowden” Daniel Hale exposed the machinery of America’s clandestine warfare. Why did no one seem to care?
  5. it’s a dog’s market
    It’s a Dog’s MarketAdopting used to be a good thing that good people could do. These days, you’re probably not good enough.
  6. in store
    Can Rockefeller Center Ever Be Hip?Tishman Speyer attempts a retail revolution in peak midtown.
  7. cannes 2021
    100 Bewildering Hours at CannesThe most glamorous film festival remains unchanged — except for that pesky Delta variant.
  8. encounter
    Sam Jay Is Still Figuring It OutAnd so is her late-night show, Pause.
  9. encounter
    How Do You Tell the Story of Anthony Bourdain?“I made the film to get people to start to see him as a person again,” says Roadrunner director Morgan Neville.
  10. covid-19
    The Kids Were Safe the Whole TimeWhy we should rethink COVID safety protocols for children — and everyone else.
  11. strategist investigates
    The Strategist Megaguide to Beating Supply-Chain IssuesCan’t find things like patio furniture, sofas, and black pants with a 36-inch waist? We’re here to help.
  12. book excerpt
    The Female Inmates Fighting California’s Wildfires“Your feet have a pulse of their own. Your face feels like it’s about to melt off.”
  13. media
    The Sound of My InboxThe financial promise of email newsletters has launched countless micropublications that have, in turn, created a new literary genre.
  14. profile
    The Joke Was Never on Jennifer CoolidgeShe spins roles as trophy wives and divorcées into comic gold. Now she gets to show what else she can do.
  15. insurrection day
    Merrick Garland vs. Trump’s MobThose who hoped he would prosecute January 6 with gusto have been bitterly disappointed.
  16. essential workers
    They Sewed Protective Masks and Gowns. Who Protected Them?Three L.A. Apparel garment workers on the company’s deadly COVID outbreak last year, when 375 people in one warehouse tested positive.
  17. a long talk
    Zola Is Janicza Bravo’s Comic Horror ShowThe director sees the Twitter thread turned movie as both a classic comedy and a singular white nightmare.
  18. sims city
    No, You Can’t Recycle a Bowling Ball (But People Sure Keep Trying)The hard truth is these things are going to live longer than we are.
  19. book excerpt
    Donald Trump’s January 6, by Michael WolffThe view from inside the Oval Office.
  20. pride month
    An Oral History of the Lesbian AvengersThe fire-breathing activists behind the annual Dyke March are my queer heroes.
  21. appreciations
    A Tribute to ‘Good King’ ConanTwelve comedians reflect on O’Brien’s incredibly influential late-night legacy.
  22. israel
    My Grandfather the ZionistHe helped build Jewish American support for Israel. What’s his legacy now?
  23. xoxo
    Behind the Scenes on the Glitzy New Gossip GirlThe “continuation” is more diverse, more self-aware, and far more lavishly produced.
  24. the city politic
    Everything You Need to Know About the NYC Mayoral RaceYour last-minute guide to the 15 primary candidates, New Yorkers’ ranked-choice voting strategies, and all the drama from the campaign trail.
  25. media
    Inside the Petty, Vindictive, Career-Ruining Infighting at NY1Onscreen, NY1 seems like a happy family, but a lawsuit exposed the tumult behind the scenes.
  26. encounter
    On the Campaign Trail With Andrew GiulianiThe Son of Rudy is working out his father issues on the road to Albany.
  27. life after warming
    California’s Last Fire Season Was a Historic Disaster. This One Could Be Worse.The conditions are already set for eclipsing recent records — which themselves would have been unthinkable not long ago.
  28. encounter
    How Melissa Barrera Came Full CircleIn the Heights took its star back to where she first found the inspiration to pursue her dreams.
  29. politics
    ‘We Have to Do What It Takes to Protect Our Delicate Democracy’Texas lawmakers may leave the state to save voting rights.
  30. david hammons
    ‘Anti-Art Star’ David Hammons Has Made a Monumental MarkWith his new public sculpture, the almost-invisible, enormously influential “art gangster” has made it impossible to overlook him.
  31. the perfect scene
    How In the Heights Pulled Off the Big Swimming-Pool SceneHundreds of extras. Thunder on the forecast. And just three days to nail one of the movie’s biggest moments.
  32. profile
    The Real ZolaA’Ziah King’s Twitter tale of a strip-club road trip gone awry is now a big buzzy movie. Now she’s ready to make her story her own again.
  33. getting around
    Why Your Uber Ride Is Suddenly Costing a FortuneDriver shortage, customer surplus, and harsh financial reality.
  34. the money game
    Why a Failing New Jersey Deli Is Valued at $100 Million: A TheoryIt doesn’t make sense by any normal standards. But maybe it’s part of a larger game?
  35. conservatism
    The GOP Can Win Without Waging War on DemocracyBut they want to never lose.
  36. steal my vacation
    Emily Bode’s Long Weekend in Truro, Cape Cod“Like any flea market, it’s really hit or miss, but they have great vintage jewelry and antique textiles.”
  37. the city politic
    Dianne Morales and the Implosion of the Left in NYC’s Mayoral Race“I’m sorry,” said one lefty political organizer. “But this is just such a hot fucking mess.”
  38. reckoning with a reckoning
    Eavesdropping on $5,000 Anti-Racist Dinner PartiesTwo entrepreneurs have built a business dredging up white women’s shame.
  39. encounter
    The Sopranos Star Aida Turturro Finds Her Second Calling on Cameo“When I’m old and gray, I’ll be going, ‘Look, they liked me! They said they liked me!’ ”
  40. a long talk
    Just the Two of UsOn their new album, Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker recommit.
  41. reckoning with a reckoning
    A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Police Are Still WinningAmerica is struggling to reform and reimagine the agencies that have been licensed to kill us.
  42. tv review
    The Underground Railroad Is the Cinematic Event of the YearThis is a series not witnessed but felt.
  43. cut covers
    Where Would Food Be Without Padma Lakshmi?The food expert and author speaks with Sohla El-Waylly about this past year’s reckoning, double standards, and bringing inclusivity to the table.
  44. clip! clip! clip!
    The 100 Most Unhinged, Unexplainable, Unforgettable Real Housewives MomentsAn excessive list for an excessive franchise.
  45. politics
    This Time, the Craziest Election Doesn’t Have TrumpCalifornia Republicans bet on two veteran pols, Caitlyn Jenner, and a Kodiak bear to beat Gavin Newsom.
  46. the gold rush
    How the Golden Globes Canceled ThemselvesThe HFPA never had a great reputation, but its awards might not have been scrapped if simmering tensions hadn’t been pushed to their boiling point.
  47. the money game
    A Bitcoin Billionaire on When to Sell vs. HODL and Dogecoin ‘Nihilism’Mike Novogratz built his fortune on Wall Street and then went all in on what he sees as a crypto revolution. So how are things looking now?
  48. biography of a building
    A Fairly Exhaustive Oral History of the Still-Wild McKibbin LoftsFour Loko parties, falling maggots, and first-floor strip clubs.
  49. cityscape
    New York’s First Climate Adaptation Battle Is HereThe city wants to bury East River Park to save it.
  50. the city politic
    Andrew Yang’s Insider CampaignHow has a former CEO of 100 employees become the front-runner to govern a city of 9 million? Not simply by being a celebrity and excellent campaigner.
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