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.
Tomorrow : David Wallace-Wells • Still Yawning at the Apocalypse Why is the world ignoring the latest U.N. climate report?
The Group Portrait: Bikers Across the Bridges • A three-borough Sunday “ride out.”
Lacey Leone McLaughlin • The anti-cancellation consultant hand-holding anxious Hollywood execs afraid of their young assistants.
The System : Zak Cheney-Rice • Can Republicans Commit Voter Fraud? The revealing case of Mark Meadows.
SIXTEEN DAYS IN UKRAINE • THE FIRST GENERATION BORN AFTER UKRAINE WON INDEPENDENCE DOCUMENTS THE BEGINNING OF THE RUSSIAN INVASION.
“I BOUGHT FOUR BOTTLES OF WINE IN CASE WE NEED TO PREPARE MOLOTOV COCKTAILS”
“SHELLING AND ROCKETS ARE TERRIBLE. BUT NOTHING COMPARES TO AIR STRIKES.”
“NOT ALL NOISES MEAN DANGER. SOME NOISES MEAN WE ARE FIGHTING BACK.”
“YOU NEED YOUR WHOLE SALARY TO BUY A BULLETPROOF VEST”
11 Freaky Lamps • NOTES FROM OUR DINER-AT-LARGE THE LOOK BOOK GOES GAMBLING
BEST BETS: LAMP SHOW
The City’s Only Casino • We spoke to regulars on a recent Thursday night at Resorts World in Queens.
THE LOOK BOOK: QUEENS CASINOGOERS
Maryam Nassir Zadeh Is Raising Two Kids in This All-White Loft • “We’re working on becoming more minimal.”
The Year I Ate New York... So Far • Catching up with our diner-at-large, 82 restaurants in.
Another Life • Ke Huy Quan was a child star who built a career behind the camera. Now he’s returning to acting—and bringing all his past selves with him.
Best Sex I Ever Read: Melissa Febos on the shocking heat of a poet’s first time.
The Unspeakable • Maggie Gyllenhaal craved a directorial challenge. She found it in Elena Ferrante’s The Lost Daughter.
The Off-Trend Comedian • Taylor Tomlinson’s old-school act is a hit onstage and on TikTok. And she’s only getting bigger.
The Good Grift • The big lie of Theranos, rendered on a human scale.
Random Accessed Memories • A family finds out their robot had feelings too.
Rearranging the Deck Chairs • Can a cruise-ship skeptic be won over by fanatical design?
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read. MARCH 16–30
THE 60-SECOND BOOK EXCERPT ‘In the Margins’
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.