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.
Look Back in Anger • America’s greatest existential threat wasn’t terrorism.
2. What Is Owed • The case for Iraqi reparations.
3. Rap Genius • What Dead Prez got right about 9/11.
The Group Portrait: The U.S. Open’s Tenure Track • At court with the most senior ball-lobbers and towel-profferers in tennis.
Isaac Fitzgerald • A pilgrimage with the most gregarious member of the literary internet.
The Roys Summer in Italy • On location with the cast of ‘Succession,’ the most interestingly terrible billionaires on TV.
The Roys & Co.: A Power Ranking • When Kendall steps up as the blood sacrifice at the end of season two, he turns on dear old Dad. Who holds the cards now?
THEHIGHPRIEST REGRETS OFCRYPTOPIA NOTHING • Ian Freeman could have been a bitcoin billionaire. Instead, he built a renegade society in a small New Hampshire town—and could go to prison for the rest of his life.
PLANNING FOR THE WORST • AFTER 9/11 , WE HAD A CHANCE TO BUILD THE DOWNTOWN THAT NEW YORK DESERVES. TWO DECADES LATER , TIMIDITY AND FEAR HAVE US HEMMED IN AT EVERY TURN.
Parsing the Pantscape
KEEPER: OUTSIDE-THE-HOUSE PANTS
THE LOOK BOOK GOES TO Margaritaville • We chatted with guests at the newly opened outpost of the hotel chain, which sits right between the Times Square subway station and Port Authority.
THE LOOK BOOK: MARGARITAVILLE
FALL PREVIEW 2021 • Torrisi Italian Specialties is reborn in a new space with a new name and an all-embracing approach to New York food.
Hillary Sterling Lights a Fire at Manhattan West …
… And So Does Madeline Sperling, Formerly of the NoMad
A Win Son Alum Cooks Homestyle Cantonese
Ignacio Mattos Wants to Fulfill All Your Midtown Noshing Needs
Two Sandwich Scholars Resurrect Eisenberg’s
FALL PREVIEW 2021 • A Cautiously Optimistic Guide to an (Almost) Normal Season
The Visible Man • Penn Badgley is famous for his roles as a gossip and a stalker—and he’s a little disturbed by what fans see in him.
Space Cowboy • John Cho trained like a superhero for the anime-classic remake.
‘Imagine a Black Woman Just Wanting Something’ • In Passing, Ruth Negga plays a character who dares you to disapprove of her choices.
Don’t Call Them Biopics • Pablo Larraín makes films about people in crisis who just happen to be famous.
Getting to Know H.E.R. • The artist is halfway to an EGOT, but she’s still a mystery to young audiences. You have to see her live to understand her.
WHICH FESTIVAL IS RIGHT FOR YOU? • Maybe you’re not ready to brave a thousands-strong crowd, but that hasn’t stopped festivals from returning.
Planet Knausgaard • Norway’s most famous self-exile debarks for a new frontier: genre fiction.
The Party Girl’s Revenge • Marlowe Granados’s debut novel is a picaresque for the glamorous and broke.
Adrienne Warren Stands Up • She opened in Tina so badly hurt she could barely walk. Then came another mountain to climb.
What Theater Learned on Its 18-Month Vacation • A traumatic time that’s yielding some good for both the art and the people who make it.
Emily Davis Doesn’t Do Impressions • Playing Reality Winner without stunts in Is This a Room.
Relearn How to Look • Ten fall shows to train your eye.
Seth Rogen Wants to Tell Your Story • The actor–author–ceramicist–weed entrepreneur...