A profile of the Rookie editor-in-chief, who makes her Broadway debut next week.
Arts & Culture
Tuesday, August 12
Monday, August 11
“If you take the chance, sometimes you’ll find something so magnificent that it was worth dying for, and sometimes you’ll find nothing and have a horrible night. To go deeper with it, that’s the most interesting challenge.”
Saturday, August 9
Thursday, August 7
“My mother kept scrapbooks of everything any of her children did all their lives, and among my scrapbooks are newspapers that I wrote on the typewriter at the age of six, The Hersey Family News, with ads offering my older brothers for various kinds of hard labor at very low wages.”
A dispatch from the World Clown Association Convention.
Friday, August 1
How Gary Gygax, a semi-employed shoe repairman, built and lost the Dungeons & Dragons empire.
An interview with Joan Didion.
Thursday, July 31
“After listening to him since I was a kid and seeing him live for—gulp—nearly 40 years, I think I’m beginning to figure it out.”
When James Brown died on Christmas Day 2006, he left behind a fortune worth tens, maybe hundreds, of millions of dollars. The problem is, he also left behind fourteen children, sixteen grandchildren, eight mothers of his children, several mistresses, thirty lawyers, a former manager, an aging dancer, a longtime valet, and a sister who’s really not a sister but calls herself the Godsister of Soul anyway.
Sunday, July 27
Friday, July 25
The CEO is 32. The CFO is 28. Their startup is the second-largest burger chain in the country.