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  1. movies
    Amy Seimetz’s Mirror WorldsIn her new absurdist thriller, She Dies Tomorrow, the director-actress dares to think the unthinkable.
  2. profile
    Who’s Afraid of Ziwe Fumudoh?For guests who dare to appear on the comedian’s Instagram Live show, the question is not if you are racist, but how.
  3. profile
    Michaela the DestroyerHow a young talent from East London went from open-mic nights to making the year’s most sublimely unsettling show.
  4. movies
    Gina Prince-Bythewood, the Quiet StormThe director’s The Old Guard is an unlikely superhero film, both patient and intimate. But she’s always been uncompromising.
  5. profile
    Alia Shawkat, Through the Looking GlassWhat the Search Party actress has learned from her tabloid year.
  6. in conversation
    Joel Schumacher on His Colleagues, His Critics, and His Sex LifeAfter five decades in Hollywood, the late director had plenty of stories — but he wasn’t one to kiss and tell.
  7. profiles
    Padma Lakshmi, Scars and AllThe Top Chef host gives a very personal food tour of New York City.
  8. profile
    The Lines We Cross for ArtJosephine Decker on Shirley, her years working with Joe Swanberg in the mumblecore scene, and the boundaries between director and actor.
  9. profile
    Summertime SadnessHaim returns with an album begging you to sob on the dance floor with it.
  10. the longest lives
    ‘Those Were Memorable Times. But I Don’t Want to Live There.’Jazz musician Reggie Workman played with John Coltrane, won a Guggenheim at 82, and can’t wait to get back to rehearsal.
  11. profile
    Hong Chau Doesn’t Need Your Approval“I don’t task myself with changing minds or being understood anymore.”
  12. profile
    In Case of Emergency, Read Olivia LaingFrom The Lonely City to Funny Weather, the author writes to find a path forward through pain.
  13. the diy queen
    Of Course Charli XCX Invented the Quarantine AlbumIf this is how we party now, pop’s reigning futurist is here for it.
  14. prophetic pop
    Matty Healy, Reformed Asshole (Sort Of)The 1975’s front man wants a clean slate.
  15. r&b's mvp
    Kehlani Is Ready to Give You Something to Talk AboutThe singer on her new album, the tired R&B debate, and the headlines that nearly destroyed her.
  16. profile
    Alice Wu Is (Finally) Ready to Break Your HeartThe Saving Face director left Hollywood after making her lesbian rom-com. 10 years later, she’s back with a queer Cyrano for Gen Z on Netflix.
  17. the jokes must go on
    At Home (Where Else?) With Jimmy FallonThe late-night host makes a quarantine comeback, with an assist from his wife and kids.
  18. profile
    Her Dark MaterialsWith Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Eliza Hittman takes on the “bureaucratic odyssey” of getting an abortion in the U.S.
  19. backstories
    The Man Who Knew Too MuchThe plot of Lawrence Wright’s new novel was always prescient, but it arrived much sooner than he thought it would.
  20. profile
    The Disaster ArtistEmily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven is speaking to our pandemic-frenzied moment. Her new book is even bleaker.
  21. the industry
    They Felt Like Hollywood Outsiders. Then They Got a Netflix Show.How two first-generation artists made Gentefied, a bilingual love letter to their families, their culture, and East L.A.
  22. art
    Dan Colen Is Alive and Well, Painting and Farming UpstateThe onetime art world bad boy still paints. But instead of raising hell, he’s raising pigs and sheep.
  23. profile
    My Dark Vanessa Is Not a Love StoryAt 16, Kate Elizabeth Russell saw her book about a student’s affair with a teacher as a romance. She sees it differently now.
  24. profile
    Aidy Bryant Has Figured Out How to Get What She WantsWith a second season of Shrill and an eighth of SNL, she sees herself — and her characters — clearly.
  25. profile
    Still Gazing in Awe at Jude LawThe 47-year-old actor has played with beauty throughout his career. But it’s never been more chilling than on HBO’s The New Pope.
  26. profile
    The PerfectionistIn honor of Mac Miller’s posthumous album, Circles, we’re republishing our profile, which originally ran just before his death in 2018.
  27. profile
    Juice WRLD Doesn’t Want to Be Emo AnymoreThe rapper, who has died at 21, got big off of raw, sad songs.
  28. profile
    Mati Diop’s Ocean of LongingThe French-Senegalese filmmaker’s Cannes sensation Atlantics is a migrant-ghost story for our time.
  29. profile
    Don’t Call Helena Bonham Carter QuirkyIn The Crown, she plays Princess Margaret in her tabloid-hounded middle age. Some of it seems familiar.
  30. comics
    The Forgotten Story of Watchmen’s Unsung HeroWatchmen writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons are legends. Why not colorist John Higgins, too?
  31. profile
    Brittany Howard’s Solo MissionAfter critical acclaim with the Alabama Shakes, the fiery frontwoman goes it alone.
  32. profile
    Andrea Long Chu Wants MoreThe 26-year-old critic argues for a new understanding of gender and desire in her debut book, Females.
  33. profile
    Bong Joon-ho’s Dystopia Is Already HereThe Korean director’s ferocious new film, Parasite, is a parable of our money-hungry world. It’s also the most fun you’ll have in theaters this fall.
  34. encounter
    Aaron Paul Couldn’t Be Happier to Be Jesse Pinkman AgainThe Breaking Bad star returns to his greatest role.
  35. profile
    Jonathan Groff Is More Than Just the Murder GuyBouncing from Mindhunter to Little Shop of Horrors, the actor is finally having fun.
  36. profile
    New York’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer Runs a Podcast on Park AvenueZibby Owens’s Moms Don’t Have Time To Read Books “moves product” like nothing else.
  37. fall preview 2019
    Regina King Finally Gets Her Theme MusicYou could say the actor has been a superhero for years. Now, on Watchmen, she finally gets to play one.
  38. profile
    Hollywood Almost Broke Renée Zellweger. Now She’s Back.After the Bridget Jones years, after the Harvey-at-Miramax years, after a long break from acting, the star is ready to play Judy Garland.
  39. encounter
    Preconcert Painting Time With Carly Rae Jepsen (and Her Mom)“Who doesn’t want to pretend they’re Picasso for a second?”
  40. profile
    Succession’s Sarah Snook Can’t Believe Her LuckWhen the HBO show returns in August, the narrative spotlight will be more on Shiv.
  41. profile
    What Is Scarier Than Motherhood?In Helen Phillips’s The Need, a parent’s nightmares take the form of a home intruder — who looks exactly like her.
  42. profile
    Lulu Wang Spots the LieThe director of the Sundance sensation The Farewell has made the kind of movie Hollywood never makes.
  43. profile
    ‘Slowthai, King of England?’ Meet the New Face of British PunkHow one young rapper is putting a voice to Britain’s post-Brexit angst.
  44. profile
    ‘I Really Thought He Was Going to Kill Me and Bury My Body’Romance author Sherrilyn Kenyon accused her husband of poisoning her. Was it her wildest fiction yet?
  45. profile
    Julio Torres Is a Rising WeirdoSNL’s otherworldly secret weapon is about to take over HBO with Los Espookys.
  46. profile
    Kristen Arnett, Queer Meme Master, Does Not Want to Explain Ravioli to YouThe internet’s favorite librarian talks about her debut novel, Mostly Dead Things.
  47. profile
    Randall Park’s Small-Town L.A.The star of Fresh Off the Boat has made an occasionally mortifying rom-com, Always Be My Maybe, inspired by his own life.
  48. profile
    How Beanie Feldstein Made It to the PartyThe star of Booksmart tries not to judge.
  49. movies
    Director Stacy Title Is Racing Against ALS to Make Her Final MovieShe is paralyzed and cannot speak. But she is determined to make Walking Time Bomb.
  50. encounter
    Ani DiFranco on Her Memoir, Hadestown, and Reckoning With the 1990sIn her new book No Walls and the Recurring Dream, the folksinger grapples with her own history and the decade in which she was most famous.
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