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  1. media
    An Evening With Parapraxis, a New Magazine for the New Freud CrowdA just-launched publication revels in a psychoanalysis renaissance.
  2. profile
    Sarah Sherman’s Beautiful MindFor her, comedy is all about putting on a show — and being absolutely disgusting.
  3. profile
    Allison Williams Comes AliveThe star of the already viral M3gan has made a career of subverting her own image.
  4. encounter
    Bob Gottlieb vs. Bob CaroThe 91-year-old book editor would like his 87-year-old star writer to finish his latest book.
  5. the city politic
    The Queens Native Tasked With Making Legal Weed WorkChristopher Alexander is building New York’s budding market from scratch.
  6. encounter
    Roger Bennett Is U.S. Soccer’s Biggest FanHe may speak with an English accent, but he has distinctly American ingenuity.
  7. profile
    Brace Yourself for Jordan E. Cooper’s Ain’t No Mo’In his bawdy Broadway debut, no one is safe.
  8. 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.
  9. profile
    Scarr’s Pizza Is Expanding — and Adding a Sushi CounterHow Scarr Pimentel became Orchard Street royalty.
  10. cut covers
    Lourdes Leon Never Thought She’d Drop a RecordThe stakes are a little higher when your mother’s a pop icon.
  11. 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.
  12. encounter
    The Nightgown Doyenne of Brooklyn HeightsAt the shop with Sandeep Salter.
  13. profile
    Nikyatu Jusu’s FablesThe director of Nanny, this year’s most acclaimed film at Sundance, blends West African folklore and horror.
  14. breakout
    A Perfectionist on the BeatDiscipline is second nature to composer turned rapper HAWA.
  15. dream date
    Nick Kroll Is Ready for Your Dad JokesFor the comedian and Big Mouth creator, delayed puberty has nothing on starting a family in his 40s.
  16. profile
    Gabriel LaBelle Is Suddenly Sorta SpielbergFor The Fabelmans, he beat out 2,000 actors to play a version of the famed director as a teen by embracing the meta-ness.
  17. profile
    Why Is Every Bride I Know Choosing This Designer?Danielle Frankel’s looks land somewhere in between Audrey Hepburn and Chloë Sevigny.
  18. encounter
    Danielle Brooks Must Go OnThe actress returns to Broadway as a leading lady in August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson.
  19. the body politic
    The Vulnerability of John FettermanInside this year’s highest-stakes Senate race.
  20. profile
    Kate Berlant Plays the FoolThe influential, very offline comedian perfects her self-described clown show.
  21. 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.
  22. profile
    Michelle Branch Has Some RegretsNamely about how she responded to her husband’s alleged affair. But at least now she can laugh about it.
  23. profile
    ‘I Need to Tell You This’Kate Beaton captured the aesthetic of a late-aughts internet. Her new memoir is a monumental synthesis of politics, history, and her own life.
  24. breakout
    Rina Sawayama Knows What Gen Z WantsAn early aughts revival.
  25. fall fashion
    Sheryl Lee Ralph Never (But Almost) Gave UpAnd now she’s Emmy nominated for Abbott Elementary. We popped in to visit the legend.
  26. fall preview
    Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Gets a Life (on Broadway)The actor didn’t know what to do next. Then Topdog/Underdog came along.
  27. fall preview
    GloRilla Means BusinessAll it took was one song for the Memphis rapper to blow up.
  28. fall fashion
    What’s a Girl to Do Next?Tommy Dorfman wants to stay in your feed.
  29. fall fashion
    Don’t Mess With MeganHotties, assemble. After a season of loss, pain, and personal evolution, the 27-year-old is back with her most vulnerable album to date.
  30. encounter
    Everything’s Coming Up SchumerThe Senate majority leader has a “different way of getting things done” that saved Biden’s agenda and maybe their party.
  31. profile
    The Tragedy of Jayquan McKenleyHe wanted to be a drill star. He became a symbol in a culture war instead.
  32. profile
    Maria Bakalova Never Dreamed of Doing ComedyBut upstaging Borat has a way of changing your life.
  33. encounter
    Platforming a Platformer of the DeplatformedThe premiere of Alex Lee Moyer’s new Alex Jones documentary is a blockbuster anti-Establishment crossover event.
  34. encounter
    Beeple’s Post-NFT ChapterThe digital artist made a pile of money on NFTs before the crypto market crashed. Now he has his eyes on the art world.
  35. crime
    The Criminologist on Trial for Serial ArsonProfessor Maynard taught students about life at the margins of society. Now he is charged with a crime his field is only beginning to understand.
  36. profile
    Doechii to the Front of the ClassThe rapper from Tampa is about to be everywhere.
  37. profile
    What Will Chris Smalls Do Next?He did the impossible: Unionize an Amazon warehouse. Then the hard part began.
  38. profile
    Myha’la Herrold Knows She’s GoodThe Industry star is just as ambitious as her junior-banker character. The big difference? “I don’t act crazy.”
  39. profile
    Nathan Fielder Is Out of His Mind (and Inside Yours)The comedian is known for his often hilarious, sometimes mean, always uncomfortable stunts. The Rehearsal is his grandest experiment yet.
  40. style
    The Rise of Fashion’s Tumblr GenerationThey found themselves, and each other, online.
  41. profile
    Mark Manson, the Self-Help Guru Who Burned OutHe sold 12 million copies of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. Then he started taking his own advice.
  42. profile
    In Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, Yola Becomes Her Own HeroWhat would rock and roll — or all of music — be without its architect Sister Rosetta Tharpe? For starters, no Yola.
  43. encounter
    Sonic YouthsIn Chicago with Horsegirl, the teen rock trio behind one of the year’s most confident albums.
  44. power
    Dianne Feinstein, the InstitutionalistShe fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
  45. profile
    Silly Little FreakoThe “Megan Stalter character” is its own comedy genre now. Where does the real person end and her personae begin?
  46. profile
    Hot Joel SummerJoel Kim Booster’s deliciously bawdy debut film, Fire Island, maps Pride and Prejudice’s class tensions onto the vacation hideaway for gay men.
  47. encounter
    ‘Have You Read Nevada?’Imogen Binnie’s first novel became a staple of trans literature. Nine years and one reissue later, how much has the culture changed?
  48. profile
    ‘The Goal Is to Get As Bright As Possible’For the highly prolific writer Akwaeke Emezi, literary success is a spiritual calling.
  49. encounter
    What’s Wrong With Identity Politics?Philosopher Olúfemi O. Táíwò’s new book reclaims the concept from elite power brokers.
  50. fashion
    Waking Up From the Nap DressHow the proudly personally privileged Nell Diamond convinced so many women to wear pajamas in public.
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