The Story of the DuckTales Theme
A woo-hoo heard around the world.
A woo-hoo heard around the world.
The pioneering designer created dozens of fonts, only a few of which are still around today.
"The web is really terrible at turning value into dollars."
Ms. Merrill’s upper-class roles often reflected her own privileged background.
A profile of Sam Shepard.
How young actors are navigating the new world of opportunities on our ever-shrinking screens.
"If I had been a straight-A student my whole life and had rapped about Jesus coming back to save us all, I wouldn’t get no media. The motherfuckers wouldn’t give a fuck about me. But since I’m telling the truth, and been through what I’m stressing and know what I’m talking about, I’m a threat."
How a dialect coach does her job.
A profile of Dr. Seuss.
An ode to mayonnaise.
“‘Make America Great Again’ means ‘Make America White Again.’ So now you have this other explosion of people who want to feel above something, better than something. And who is that? That’s me.”
A profile of Moonlight’s Mahershala Ali.
What’s a writer to do when the audacity dwindles?
A conversation with Lucinda Chambers shortly after she was fired from British Vogue, where she had been fashion editor for the last 25 years.
Can one of the nation’s great musicians cut through the fog of a D.C. rush hour?
A profile of the writer.
On race and risk in American culture.
Her creepy, surreal YouTube videos have millions of views, but no one knows Poppy’s full story.
“When I first received this Nobel Prize for Literature, I got to wondering exactly how my songs related to literature. I wanted to reflect on it and see where the connection was. I’m going to try to articulate that to you. And most likely it will go in a roundabout way, but I hope what I say will be worthwhile and purposeful.”
A 16-year-old journalist goes on tour with a band on top. The article that inspired Almost Famous.
A profile of Norman Lear, the producer behind All in the Family and The Jeffersons, who is still making TV at age 94.
Watching the jazz singer in New York.
Steidl, who is sixty-six, is known for fanatical attention to detail, for superlative craftsmanship, and for embracing the best that technology has to offer. "He is so much better than anyone,” William Eggleston, the American color photographer, told me, when I met him recently in New York. Steidl has published Eggleston for a decade; two years ago, he produced an expanded, ten-volume, boxed edition of “The Democratic Forest,” the artist’s monumental 1989 work. Eggleston passed his hand through the air, in a stroking gesture. “Feel the pages of the books,” he said. “The ink is in relief. It is that thick.”
The creator of the California-based food chain kills his mother, sister and, finally, himself.
From Hollywood to Anaheim, he had opened a chain of fast-food rotisserie chicken restaurants that dazzled the food critics and turned customers into a cult. Poets wrote about his Zankou chicken. Musicians sang about his Zankou chicken. Now that he was dying, his dream of building an empire, 100 Zankous across the land, a Zankou in every major city, would be his four sons’ to pursue. In the days before, he had pulled them aside one by one -- Dikran, Steve, Ara, Vartkes -- and told them he had no regrets. He was 56 years old, that was true, but life had not cheated him. He did not tell them he had just one more piece of business left to do.
On a comic offering portrayals of secular Muslims that American audiences rarely see.
On the road with the comic after a bitter divorce.
Over the past 15 years, three people have attempted to restore the humor brand to its former glory. What happened instead was direct-to-video movies, lawsuits, crippling debt, and two prison sentences.
A profile of the grieving musician, who lost his teenage son 18 months ago.