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End-Times • Eight dispatches from the violent final days of a grotesque presidency.
I. The View From 25 • Madison Cawthorn, the youngest member of Congress, invigorated by the insurrection he helped incite.
II. The Terror • Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s unfiltered, unforgettable late-night narration of the attack at the Capitol.
III. The Broken President • Trump leaves the White House twice impeached, on the brink of bankruptcy, and criminally exposed.
IV. The Tech Fallout • Between San Francisco and Washington, the power shifts by the day.
V. Violent Fashion • A niche trend emerges on Etsy and beyond.
VI. Incoming • How BidenWorld is scrambling to prepare.
VII. Boring Government Is Back • A cheat sheet for the confirmations ahead. How many will make it?
VIII. What Will Success Look Like? • Predictions and probabilities for Biden’s first 100 days.
MILLION- DOLLAR SLICE • CHRIS BARRETT HAS MADE BANK ON THE GRAY MARKET SELLING PIZZA LACED WITH 40 MG OF THC PER SLICE. CAN THE PIZZA PUSHA SURVIVE POT LEGALIZATION?
THE WAR ON CLIMATE DENIAL HAS BEEN WON. AND THAT’S NOT THE ONLY GOOD NEWS. AFTER ALARMISM
Mike Nichols’s Heartburn • The celebrated director was at the top of his game when his friend Nora Ephron trusted him to direct the movie based on her messy breakup with Carl Bernstein. His own breakup—and breakdown—turned out to be right around the corner.
Not Yet Bored of Board Games
Highly Recommended Options (In Various Categories)
Grand Central Terminal • On a much quieter than usual morning, we spoke to commuters, and even a few tourists, who were passing through.
THE LOOK BOOK: GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL
John Wilson’s Ridgewood
Sign Up for a Meal Subscription and Save a Restaurant • Two services aim to turn brand loyalty into reliable revenue streams.
Nasrin Rejali • The Iranian refugee is building a brand with delivery dinners and mail-order cookies.
Pecking House • A poultry pop-up with secret passwords.
An Elegantly DIY Williamsburg Apartment With a Vreeland-Red Wall • Taylor Angino and Kiko Sih’s place is always evolving.
Jazmine’s Tale • After a long hiatus, the venerated R&B singer returns with her riskiest album yet.
The Rules of Attraction • Season 25 of THE BACHELOR airs Mondays on ABC.
WHEN IT’S ALWAYS TOO SOON
WHAT I LEARNED IN THE LATE-NIGHT JOKE MINES • Writers for Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jim Jefferies, Trevor Noah, and John Oliver on trying to wring humor from the Trump administration. All are anonymous because they want to keep their jobs.
WAS IT ALL MY FAULT?
IS IT POSSIBLE TO MAKE BIDEN FUNNY?
The File: Bad Bunny • Language barriers, gender norms, the sheer boringness of quarantine—none of it stands a chance against Bad Bunny, the artist remaking pop in his own wild image.
Anatomy of a Murder • Unwinding Jamal Khashoggi’s history with the regime that killed him.
Hair of the Dog • A pop-country barfly pours one out for his fans’ expectations.
Novice in Office • An aging businessman enters politics on a whim. Heard that one before?
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.