From New York...

Click here for a mostly complete archive of my articles for New York Magazine.

>> An unlikely comfort in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: memorizing poems. (April 2020)

>> Most publishers think of their competition as other publishers. The Assoulines, who print beautiful, oversized hardcover celebrations of luxury brands for the libraries of the rich and covetous, think of theirs as Ladurée. (March 2020)

>> Michael Barbaro made the New York Times' podcast The Daily the voice of a generation. Or was it the other way around? (January 2020)

>> What went wrong at Barneys? How mismanagement and changing habits took an iconic New York department store from hit to miss. (October 2019)

>> They're big. They're beefy. They're coming for your ad campaigns. At the Russian baths with the big boys of Brawn, America's first team of plus-sized male models. (October 2019)

>> 2009 killed fashion as we knew it. And it birthed our zombie era. (September 2019)

>> What's "shopping"? Generation Z got it on Depop. (August 2019)

>> The Ghislaine Chronicles: A three-part series on who is, where is, and what now for Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite, conduit, and, allegedly, accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein. (July-August 2019)

>> The death of Sylvia Miles, the no. 1 party-goer in New York. (June 2019)

>> Oh, hennnnnnnny! With his little TV-show-that-could, RuPaul has made drag America's new national pastime. (June 2019)