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Sarah Cooper isn’t funny

August 6, 2020 6:23 am

Her lip-syncing videos elicit a lot of what Donald Glover called ‘clapter’. That’s not really comedy

Heavy-handed satire and schmaltz

August 6, 2020 12:54 am

An American Pickle reviewed

Island life is not for me

August 6, 2020 12:43 am

Serifos is an island in the western Cyclades that once upon a time was a place of exiles

Human after all

August 5, 2020 1:35 pm

Singer, patriot and pioneer of social distancing, Morrissey is once again a star

A rosé by any other name

August 4, 2020 12:18 pm

Lynch, Lulu and the love of Bandol

It’s all relative with the Statue of Liberty

August 3, 2020 12:50 pm

The many mysteries of Emma Lazarus

American magicians in London

August 2, 2020 1:49 pm

In 2003, David Blaine spent 44 days in a plexiglass box suspended above the River Thames. It was amazing, yes, but it wasn’t magic

How the New York Times profits from self-censorship

August 2, 2020 11:20 am

Not failing, but falling leftwards

Guerra goes to war

August 2, 2020 11:04 am

After the waiting, the barbarians arrive

Alan Dershowitz: ‘We will get her…she will end up in prison for perjury’

July 31, 2020 1:45 pm

Twenty questions for Alan Dershowitz

Why we can’t just break up Big Tech

July 31, 2020 10:33 am

Drawing the dividing lines is more difficult with software

How to get into a club and onto a plane

July 30, 2020 11:09 am

‘OK, Charlie, put your mask on,’ I whispered. ‘And whatever you do, don’t sneeze’

The real Rupert Murdoch

July 30, 2020 9:25 am

Wendi would humiliate him at dinner parties by saying things like, ‘What do you know? You are an old man’

No one emerges from a court fight looking clean

July 29, 2020 11:38 pm

Unless you have been accused of a crime such as murder, taking legal action is like stepping in quicksand

A ticket to Rye

July 29, 2020 3:48 pm

Rye encapsulates a quintessential sort of Englishness: creative yet conservative, cultural yet parochial

Sports are back — but COVID isn’t gone

July 29, 2020 2:05 pm

‘Your linemen are right next to each other spitting in each other’s faces — there’s really no avoiding that.’

Rich people are struggling during COVID, too

July 29, 2020 10:33 am

The average age in the Hamptons has to be well over 50 so the Hinge market was a disappointment

Don’t end blind auditions

July 29, 2020 8:56 am

There are very few hiring processes where elements of bias based on race, gender, friendship and family can be totally eliminated

When ‘j’accuse’ is just a smear

July 28, 2020 5:08 pm

The false, malicious attacks on the Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass

Olivia de Havilland’s Red Scare

July 28, 2020 9:26 am

She was not an anti-communist in spite of being a liberal, she was an anti-communist because she was a liberal

Avocado angst: is there anything safe to eat?

July 27, 2020 12:33 pm

Such is our collective eco-anxiety that there now exists a Climate Psychology Alliance

The myth of a ‘privacy-loving’ Harry and Meghan

July 27, 2020 11:45 am

The more hard done the Duke and Duchess appear, the more sympathy they garner from friends and allies

A different lockdown

July 27, 2020 11:20 am

Life in Manhattan, September 2001

Trekking towards the future

July 26, 2020 12:28 pm

In an economy that favors black economic empowerment, Afrikaners now struggle to find their footing

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