On Johnny Carson, a cold man in a hot seat.
Arts & Culture
Saturday, August 16
Friday, August 15
On the platonic but volatile relationship between fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who committed suicide in 2010 and professional muse Isabella Blow, who committed suicide in 2007.
Thursday, August 14
The antagonistic partnership that produced Sunset Boulevard.
Wednesday, August 13
Tuesday, August 12
A profile of the Rookie editor-in-chief, who makes her Broadway debut next week.
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.