CULTURE, POLITICS, FOOD, FASHION: A NEW YORK POINT OF VIEW. With assertive reporting and sophisticated design, New York chronicles the people and events that shape the city that shapes the world.
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait • The GOP’s Quiet Authoritarian Acceleration Internal resistance to its anti-democratic turn has all but vanished.
The Group Portrait: Pilgrimage to the Meadowlands (Taylor’s Version) • How to get an army of Swifties to MetLife Stadium—and its parking lot.
Jon Pichaya Ferry • The proprietor of Brooklyn’s bones emporium promises it’s not creepy to collect human remains.
Street View: Justin Davidson • Yes, You Should Pay to Drive in Manhattan London’s 20-year experiment shows us how to carry it off.
Drew Barrymore Is Figuring It Out Live • Her RADICALLY INTIMATE,extremely strange DAYTIME SHOW has become a sensation—and as much THERAPY FOR HER as it is for her guests.
THE BINGE PURGE • Hollywood’s streaming model is broken. It’s also not going away. For the people who make TV, figuring that out will be a horror show.
The Hottest Streamer (Right Now)
HOW THE COWBOY WAS COLONIZED • TAYLOR SHERIDAN’S Yellowstone is known for being a red-state show. But its political ideology is drawn from the left.
THE SIMPSONS IS GOOD AGAIN • After 34 seasons, 750 episodes, and a decades-long funk, the beloved show innovated its way back to popularity and relevance.
THE WAY SHE TELLS IT • DEVERY JACOBS plays an impulsive teen on Reservation Dogs, but the actress, writer, and director understands the value of control.
In Conversation: CURTIS 50 CENT JACKSON • Every record label once wanted what he had (and was afraid of it). Now all of Hollywood wants it too.
The Sharpest Swiss Shears
The Best BUTCHER SHOPS • TO FIND THE SPOTS on this list, we polled dozens of food experts and savvy New Yorkers—cookbook authors and a TV host among them. For more obsessively sourced recommendations, including the best running stores, language classes, and cobblers, visit curbed.com.
The Yayoi Kusama Opening • We stopped by the artist’s new exhibit at David Zwirner gallery.
Jubilant UES Traditionalism • Elizabeth Pyne Singer carries on a three-generation interior-design legacy in her Carnegie Hill home.
Steal My Noguchi • Fourteen Akari lamps of all shapes and sizes as seen glowing in their passionate owners’ homes.
Titan Casual • Taking in the taleggio foam and sandalwood-scented restrooms of Centurion New York, Manhattan’s most exclusive new clubhouse.
A Table … Tonight • Great new restaurants where you can get an easy two-top without having to set a Resy notification first.
Try the Pastrami • Moe’s is an unlikely delicatessen destination.
CRITICS • Kathryn VanArendonk on the finale of Succession … Angelica Jade Bastién on The Little Mermaid … Jackson McHenry on Monsoon Wedding.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read. JUNE 7–21
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.