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 Money Game : Michelle Celarier • The Crypto Concerned Why the ‘Big Short’ guys think bitcoin is a bubble.
The Group Portrait: Bronx Science Holds the Floor • The high-school debate team’s varsity captains are helping defend its No. 1 title.
30 MINUTES WITH … Lina Khan • The FTC’s very young new boss thinks corporations are abusing their power. To fight them, she’s consolidating some clout of her own.
Tomorrow : Bridget Read • Weathering the Weather Mental-health professionals are trying to figure out how to talk about the climate.
Katie Couric Is Not for Everyone Many years after her long career as America’s beloved morning-news anchor, she has decided to write a wild, unflinching memoir focused on the messy parts. Why?
IT’S HIS TOWN NOW • As he coasts to general-election victory, the post-technocrat, post-progressive Eric Adams mayoralty has already begun.
The Soft Sell • The healthcare brand Hims wants to leverage young men’s anxiety over erections and hair loss into a multibilliondollar empire. It’s been harder than expected.
STRATEGIST The Instant Noodlescape
Ginger-Infused, Lemongrass-Laced, and Savory, Saucy Noodles
A South Slope Open House • Seventy-plus interested buyers came to check out the $1.7 million three-bedroom, three-bath duplex.
Down Home and Meat Free • Cadence channels the spirit of soul food using only plants (and Beyond Meat).
St. Jardim • 183 W. 10th St., at W. 4th St.
Dividing the Burrito • The owners of a new Brooklyn restaurant experiment with an innovative way to pay all employees fairly.
Semma • 60 Greenwich Ave., nr. Perry St.; 212-373-8900
The One-Bedroom Museum • Thomas Lollar—ceramicist, teacher, and, most of all, collector— can always find space for something else in his home.
Life After Nirvana • Dave Grohl is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for a second time. He’s got a lot to reflect on.
The Huge Hidden Costs of Holding a Movie
The Real Star of Dune • Rebecca Ferguson plays the intimidating Lady Jessica in the sci-fi epic. She’s much friendlier in person.
Matt Berry Has a Type • The actor is known for playing ridiculous characters with a straight face—the stupider the better.
Let Matt Berry Be… • The actor would spruce up all sorts of film and TV stories, big and small.
A Date With the Grave • It’s an open secret in Hollywood: No one does a funeral scene like the movie grave of Mountain View Cemetery.
Singles Going Steady • Pop-punk is making its return—including on Young Thug’s latest.
The Life Aesthetic • Wes Anderson embraces his print fetish in The French Dispatch.
Searching for Cred in ‘Asian America’ • Jay Caspian Kang tries and fails to restore meaning to an empty term.
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.