When the author takes her megafan mom on a cruise ship with Oprah and 2,000 other disciples, everyone’s dream comes true: Oprah finally visits Alaska, and the author’s mom finally meets her idol. For like ten seconds.
Justin Bieber spent his summer in a quiet American suburb doing what most people do: He went to the mall, purchased beverages at Starbucks, and played basketball in a driveway. His appearances caught a community off guard and made them ravenous for gossip.
A profile of Preet Bharara, who earlier this year was fired by Donald Trump from his position as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and has a new career as a podcaster. Bharara, known as a crusader against corporate corruption, will decipher legal issues on the podcast — Stay Tuned with Preet, launched last week through his younger brother’s holding company, Some Spider Studios — including but not limited to those having to do with investigations of the president and his business dealings.
In a little more than a decade, Facebook has become one of the most important technology companies in the world. But as it’s grown, the company has had to try to figure out how to govern its 2 billion users, something it hasn’t quite managed. In light of that, Max Read grapples with an increasingly important problem: What exactly is Mark Zuckerberg’s world-spanning empire?
A personal essay in which Emily Gould pays homage to the wide range of women food writers and cookbook authors who affected her own cooking, and her lifestyle aspirations, over the course of her adult life so far.
In this excerpt from Pao’s upcoming book, she traces her six years at the Silicon Valley firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a junior partner and chief of staff, and the relentless harassment and sexism she witnessed as she rose to the top.
An article about the burgeoning business of plus-size women’s fashion. Author Ashley C. Ford also weaves in her own story — as a plus-size customer who often has a hard time finding clothes in regular stores, and as someone who was discouraged from her dream of designing plus-size clothes.
A profile of the plus-size model Ashley Graham, who has appeared on the covers of Vogue and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and has become an ambassador of a beauty movement that celebrates the bodies of real people.
An excerpt of The Hot One: a Memoir of Friendship, Sex and Murder, by Carolyn Murnick. Murnick tries to make sense of the stabbing death of her childhood best friend at 22, in 2001, just eight months after they last saw each other.
Diners were once essential threads in the fabric of New York City life. Now they’re dying off. Their loss signals a fundamental shift in not only the city’s tastes and economy, but the city’s evolving identity and values. Thankfully, not all are giving up their 22 different hamburgers and 24 types of omelettes yet.