Ariel Levy

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George Trow’s Within the Context of No Context was a brilliant, scary vision of a cultural end-time. Then, having described it, he lived it, spiraling into madness.

Hear Ariel Levy discuss this article and more on the Longform Podcast.

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How Edith Windsor fell in love, got married, and won a landmark case for gay marriage.

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On Silvio Berlusconi’s hedonism.

Berlusconi is Italy’s waning Hugh Hefner, alternately reviled and admired for his loyalty to his own appetites—except that he’s supposed to be running the country.

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“Before I put down my phone, I took a picture of my son. I worried that if I didn’t I would never believe he had existed.”

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On the lesbian separatists of the 1970s, who “created a shadow society devoted to living in an alternate, penisless reality.”

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Was justice served in Steubenville?

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On New Yorker writer George W. S. Trow’s descent into madness.

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A profile of the hard-living, cop-dodging artist Dash Snow, published two years before his death of an overdose.

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Is Mike Huckabee the GOP’s best hope in 2012? Mike Huckabee’s not so sure.