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 Schoolyard : Andrew Rice • Why Did the Democrats Lose So Badly? One simple answer: Parents everywhere were furious.
The Group Portrait: They Won • The hunger-striking taxi drivers who claimed victory.
147 MINUTES WITH … Huma Abedin • Throughout a public career and marriage, the political confidante has remained poised and silent. She’s ready to change that.
The Money Game : Jen Wieczner • Revolt of the Goldman Juniors Wall Street’s youngest want more cash and better conditions. But mostly cash.
A trillion tons of carbon hang in the air, put there by the world’s rich—an existential threat to its poor. Can we remove it? • Climate Reparations
The Divo • All of Peter Gelb’s big problems running the Metropolitan Opera only got bigger during the pandemic.
THE NEW YORK STREET IS A MESS…
THE DESIGN TEAM
… SO WE FIXED IT. ALL OF IT. • A replicable plan for a city that relies on its public spaces more than ever.
Simon Rex Doesn’t Want to Be THAT Guy Anymore • The former MTV VJ partied his way through the early aughts, lost his career for a decade, and now, improbably, is being celebrated by the Hollywood elite.
An Odd-Object Auction House
Disco Tehran • Approximately 1,000 people showed up at 99 Scott in Bushwick for the final Disco Tehran—an Iran-inspired club night and fund-raiser—before it heads out on a tour of Europe and South America.
Fresh Meat • British import Hawksmoor is a steakhouse where you can order the fish.
Barbuto • 113 Horatio St., at West St.; 212-924-9700
Up From the Depths • The new Sunken Harbor Club is a cocktail bar with a mysterious past and a quasi-modernist future.
Stacksof Studios on the Upper West Side • The Master was built as a shrine to Nicholas Roerich, a Russian painter, who, together with his wife, Helena, spoke to spirits and excelled at drawing in wealthy patrons. Nearly a century later, its small apartments are filled with eccentrics.
A Sulcata Tortoise Recently Moved Onto the Third Floor • In March 2016, one tenant (who prefers to remain anonymous) found himself unexpectedly living with a 35-pound sulcata tortoise. Here, his story.
Who Killed Frank Horch? • The son of building owners Louis and Nettie Horch, Frank was a part owner and building manager of the Master. In 1975, he was shot in the boiler room. The murder was never solved, but residents have their theories.
The Building’s Lecture Series Tends Toward the Obscure • Every so often, the building’s residents gather around the lobby stairs for a presentation.
How to Get an Apartment Here
Hella Good-byes • Issa Rae and the writers of Insecure on the hookups and breakdowns that kept Twitter talking five seasons long.
ALL THE MESS IT STARTED • Revisiting the Insecure plotlines that riled up the fans.
THE MEANING OF MIRROR ISSA • “Hey, mirror bitch, you’re lookin’ real clean, you’re lookin’ real bad, you’re lookin’ like a queen.”
THE INSECURE TV NETWORK • Behind the shows the characters can’t stop watching.
‘The Depth Is in the Pictures’ • Photographer Rosalind Fox Solomon has more stories to tell than she lets on.
22 COMEDIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW • By Rebecca Alter, Anne Victoria Clark, Jesse David Fox, Luke Kelly-Clyne, Jake Kroeger, Bethy Squires, and Kathryn VanArendonk
CRITICS • Helen Shaw on Caroline, or Change … Bilge Ebiri on Last Night in Soho … Jen Chaney on Dexter: New Blood.
Slam That Iron Down • Caroline, or Change weighs the heaviest moment of...