In the Apr. 15–28 issue: Olivia Nuzzi on “wonder boy” Pete Buttigieg. Plus: Art & Design, by Wendy Goodman; the half-billion dollar “Leonardo”; Natasha Lyonne, Annette Bening, and more.
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait • The GOP’s Surrender to the Antisemites How an old scourge crept back into the political mainstream.
The Group Portrait: Gymnasts of Gowanus • Where talented girls train to become elite.
272 MINUTES WITH … Memphy • A “dollmania” is taking over the city’s nightlife, and Memphis Murphy might be the most fabulous of the DJs.
The Money Game: Jen Wieczner • Beware the Meme-Stock King Ryan Cohen is making wild profits. But at whose expense?
WHAT THE RIGHT FOUND ON HUNTER BIDEN’S LAPTOP
Night Terrors • How TikTok has supercharged the age-old debate over sleep training.
VOYAGE OF THE GROSS • EVEN THOUGH EVERY OTHER OPTION IS BETTER, MOST OF NEW YORK’S TRASH STILL GOES INTO A HOLE IN THE GROUND.
I WENT TO TRASH SCHOOL • AN EDUCATION IN “JUICE.”
‘‘SOME DAYS IT’S A GOLD MINE ’’ • ONE WOMAN’S QUEST TO RESCUE THE TRASH OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE.
A Protein Shake for a Houseplant
The Best EYEGLASSES SHOPS • TO FIND THE places on this list, we polled dozens of savvy New Yorkers—multiple stylists and editors among them. For more obsessively sourced recommendations, including the best movers, tilers, and vintage shops, visit curbed.com.
THE LOOK BOOK GOES TO KCON • Devoted fans waited for hours outside Terminal 5 to be among the first to attend the only New York stop on this year’s K-pop-oriented KCON USA Tour.
The It’s-Not-a-Problem Apartment • Sarah and Adam Meister’s easy-to-maintain, walnut-walled mid-century apartment has a dining/ping-pong table for the kids.
The Great Pare-Down • Why have restaurant menus gotten so simple?
The Ecstasy of Karen O • The Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer will give in to her urges, so long as she’s onstage.
Maybe Worry a Little, Darling • DON'T WORRY DARLING tells the story of an idyllic community that slowly reveals its sinister underbelly. The conversations about the sci-fi thriller seem to have followed a similar progression. Olivia Wilde’s next feature directorial project after Booksmart made a first impression so appealing that 18 studios competed to buy it in 2019. In the past two years, the early glow has been overshadowed by allegations of behind-the-scenes drama. So why have audiences started to worry?
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Wolfgang Tillmans Changed What Photos Look Like • A career retrospective becomes a cathedral of the mundane.
The Brenaissance • This is the kind of role Brendan Fraser has long been due.
Reading the Fine Print • Missing Pages goes full true crime on the book-publishing industry.
In (Very Extreme) Treatment • The Patient can sneak up on you in many ways.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Henri Scars Struck Makes the Close Friends Mix for the Runway • Deveaux New York’s spring-summer 2023 composer, who worked on Yves Saint Laurent’s final presentation, on soundtracking fashion shows in 2022.
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THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.