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  1. crime
    The Roger Stone Acolyte Who Trolled Staten Island PoliticsEccentric lawyer Richard Luthmann was a staple on the Staten Island political scene. Then the fake Facebook posts began.
  2. swellness
    Lo Bosworth, Secret Wellness QueenThe former reality star is quietly running a best-selling vitamin company.
  3. in conversation
    Mads Mikkelsen Takes Everything and Nothing SeriouslyIt’s always like, “Here’s your cola, Master Mads,” or “Get your fucking Coke, and get out of my shop.” There’s no neutral Coca-Cola anymore.
  4. encounter
    The Tech Elite’s Favorite Pop IntellectualJulia Galef on bringing the rationalist movement to the mainstream.
  5. education
    Richard Carranza’s Last Stand As NYC Schools ChancellorMayor de Blasio hired an “equity warrior.” How parental politics — and the pandemic — left him defeated.
  6. profile
    Esther Perel Goes Off ScriptShe became today’s most famous couples therapist by ignoring all the rules of the trade.
  7. the city politic
    Scott Stringer Isn’t Paying Attention to the Polls“Let the campaign play out,” he says. “It hasn’t even begun yet.”
  8. dream date
    Catching Up With NYC’s “Vaccine Daddy”Huge Ma — or @TurboVax — has helped thousands of New Yorkers get vaccinated. Now he’s using his platform to combat anti-Asian racism.
  9. encounter
    Zooming With TikTok’s Right-Wing PunditChristian Walker wants to be the face of Gen-Z conservatism.
  10. profile
    The Queen of Fractured Fairy TalesHelen Oyeyemi writes magical, unsettling novels in which nothing remains fixed. She has lived her life that way, too.
  11. profile
    Molly Gordon Didn’t Mean to Steal That SceneThe Shiva Baby co-star is thrilled to be a supporting player, but she’s got big theater-kid ambitions.
  12. profile
    Bill Camp and Elizabeth Marvel, the Character-Actor Power CoupleThey are two of the most in-demand performers working today. They are also really cute together.
  13. profile
    Confessions of a 32-Year-Old Drama QueenNo one is keeping up with Trisha Paytas, YouTube’s most frighteningly entertaining star.
  14. profile
    Lorraine O’Grady Finally Has the World’s AttentionAt 86, the artist has cemented her (belated) trailblazing status.
  15. profile
    Youn Yuh-jung Comes to AmericaThe actress’s heart-shattering performance in Minari is likely to get an Oscar nod. She’s been doing this too long to care.
  16. the city politic
    Maya Wiley, the Crisis CandidateShe believes a traumatized city deserves a progressive mayor — and she is certain she’d be better at it than her former boss Bill de Blasio.
  17. movies
    Chloé Zhao’s AmericaThe creator of quiet indie dramas is now the most-sought-after director in Hollywood.
  18. encounter
    The 65-Year-Old Helping to Un-Deplatform ParlerJeffrey Wernick is not your typical tech investor.
  19. can a dog be twins?
    Patricia Lockwood’s Infinite ScrollThe Twitter-famous poet’s first novel, No One Is Talking About This, moves between the body in space and the mind online.
  20. encounter
    Let Sharon Mashihi Whisper in Your EarHer strange, intimate podcast, Appearances, feels like a breakthrough for the form.
  21. profile
    Morfydd Clark Is a Star in WaitingThe Saint Maud actress’s breakout moment was supposed to come last year, but she’s been too busy shooting The Lord of the Rings to worry about it.
  22. encounter
    What Does Lauren Oyler Like?With the release of her debut novel, the hard-to-please literary critic has to offer up her idea of a good book.
  23. profile
    Torrey Peters Goes ThereThe author’s debut novel, Detransition, Baby, wades into two of the most vulnerable questions for trans women.
  24. cut covers
    Sarah McBride’s NeighborhoodThe new Delaware state senator is making history in her hometown.
  25. profile
    Adonis Finds His VoiceThe model, singer and co-parent (with Slick Woods) on tokenism in fashion and being sexually fluid.
  26. profile
    2020 Looked Bleak. Then DJ iMarkkeyz Remixed It.Metaphorically unmasking the DJ whose viral videos soundtracked this year.
  27. encounter
    Guy Fieri Is America’s Most Misunderstood ChefA trip to the ranch with the morale-boosting Mayor of Flavortown.
  28. encounter
    Aubrey Plaza Isn’t “a Total Psychopath,” You KnowShe’s more like her Happiest Season character than you think, but you may have doubts after watching Black Bear.
  29. ch-ch-changes
    Jenna Lyons Is Back And she hopes you still like her.
  30. encounter
    Hugh Hamrick Tells His Side of the StoryAfter 30 years of dating David Sedaris, “Congressman Prude” finally has his say.
  31. extremely online
    It Started With a LaughIn 2019, Ashnikko broke out after a viral hit on TikTok. What if it wasn’t a fluke?
  32. books
    Shuggie Bain Makes It OutFirst-time novelist Douglas Stuart’s unsparing account of a life not unlike his own might be the best-reviewed book you’ve not yet read in 2020.
  33. profile
    Elvis Costello Wrote the Anthem for This Brooding TimeHe’s back with his 31st (or so) studio album. But don’t look for any consolation from him.
  34. encounter
    The Mythmaking of Matthew McConaugheyIn his memoir Greenlights, the actor finally plays himself. Or does he?
  35. profile
    The Sci-Fi Author Reimagining Indigenous HistoryAs Rebecca Roanhorse’s novels have earned praise in the literary world, they’ve sparked controversy among some Native scholars.
  36. encounter
    Sohla El-Waylly Goes SoloAfter leaving Bon Appétit’s Test Kitchen, the chef now has her own show — where she’s paid fairly for her fantastic creations.
  37. cut covers
    Barefoot in QuarantineIna Garten has served up comfort and cocktails for decades. We need that more than ever.
  38. encounter
    Sunita Mani Is Taking Up SpaceIn the alien-invasion comedy Save Yourselves!, she finally gets a leading movie role written just for her.
  39. profile
    Delusions of WhitenessIn Rumaan Alam’s new thriller, a white family staying at a Hamptons Airbnb is startled when the Black owners knock on the door.
  40. encounter
    Starting Trouble With the New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith“I like asking weird, awkward questions that don’t necessarily make me seem like a good person.”
  41. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  42. profile
    Troye Sivan Comes HomeThe pandemic sent him back to Melbourne and a life alone. Now comes his best music yet.
  43. music
    Bringing Back Bright EyesConor Oberst returns, but this time he’s happy not to be in the spotlight anymore.
  44. encounter
    Drinking With Food Media’s Flamethrower“It wasn’t like, I’m going to plot to take down Condé Nast,” says Tammie Teclemariam.
  45. profile
    Sarah Schulman’s Good ConflictThe world is consumed by violent fights and hostile disagreements. The author and activist sees a way out of them.
  46. movies
    Amy Seimetz’s Mirror WorldsIn her new absurdist thriller, She Dies Tomorrow, the director-actress dares to think the unthinkable.
  47. profile
    Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing CrisisPolicing reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now, it’s all anyone is talking about.
  48. encounter
    ‘We Saw This Problem Coming’Lauren Underwood, the youngest Black woman to ever serve in Congress, on remote legislating during a pandemic.
  49. profile
    Who’s Afraid of Ziwe Fumudoh?For guests who dare to appear on the comedian’s Instagram Live show, the question is not if you are racist, but how.
  50. profile
    Michaela the DestroyerHow a young talent from East London went from open-mic nights to making the year’s most sublimely unsettling show.
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