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This Drug-Fueled Multimillion Dollar Supermodel Snowpocalypse Has Been Fashion's Best-Kept Secret Since '77

The idea was to shoot a Neiman Marcus fur catalog in the Andes mountains, not get stranded on them.

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Hammer in Her Hand

At 76, Atlanta’s Beverly “Guitar” Watkins still lives for the blues.

Sunday, February 7

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How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You: The BeyHive

An essay on Beyoncé and her fans.

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The Making of Daniel Clowes

As an “angry young man,” Ghost World author Daniel Clowes insulted Stan Lee and Art Spiegelman in a graphic novel’s satirical alternate reality. It was born from a nagging self-doubt that, despite the cartoonist’s current recognition and status, lingers.

Thursday, February 4

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A Conversation With New York Times Film Critic A.O. Scott

“There are critics who see their job as to be on the side of the artist, or in a state of imaginative sympathy or alliance with the artist. I think it's important for a critic to be populist in the sense that we’re on the side of the public. I think one of the reasons is, frankly, capitalism. Whether you’re talking about restaurants or you’re talking about movies, you’re talking about large-scale commercial enterprises that are trying to sell themselves and market themselves and publicize themselves. A critic is, in a way, offering consumer advice.”

Tuesday, February 2

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How Chris Jackson Is Building a Black Literary Movement

A profile of the editor behind Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me, Jay Z’s Decoded, and more.

Monday, February 1

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The Bouvier Affair

How an art shipper took advantage of the market’s opaque rules and shadowy deal-making to rip off a Russian oligarch.

Monday, January 25

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Our Band Should Not Be Your Life

On the road with Quarterbacks, a young band at the bottom of the music industry.

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The Epic Fail of Hollywood’s Hottest Algorithm

According to the trades and his pitch to investors, Ryan Kavanaugh had found film business formula that couldn’t lose. It could. Unraveling a Tinseltown Ponzi scheme.

Tuesday, January 19

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The Mourning Anchor

On the talent, ego, and late father of Bryant Gumbel.

Monday, January 18

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The Polaroids of the Cowboy Poet

Chris Earnshaw began taking photographs of Washington, D.C. more than 40 years ago. By the time he paid a visit to a museum to tout his work, he had in his possession—in plastic bags and filing drawers—3,000 Polaroids of a city long gone.

Saturday, January 16

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How It Feels

An essay on depression, art, and growing up.