Think of it like Ocean’s 11, but in Iceland and with cryptocurrency.
Comedy writer Nell Scovell — who quit her job on Late Night with David Letterman in 1990 after just five months because of sexism and “sexual favoritism,” and who called out Letterman in another Vanity Fair piece 10 years ago, following the revelation that he was cheating on his wife with various women who worked for him — sits down with a newly chastened Letterman, and receives a genuine apology from him.
“Really, the digital creator class’s legitimacy is arising out of the passage of time. YouTube fame isn’t novel to Gen-Zers. It simply is.”
To Cheat and Lie in L.A.: How the College-Admissions Scandal Ensnared the Richest Families in Southern California
Presenting themselves as model, enviable parents only made their fall harder, and more enjoyable for spectators. It’s a shame they took their kids down with them.
Jesmyn Ward interviews “one of our most essential public intellectuals.”
“The Big Error Was That She Was Caught”: The Untold Story Behind the Mysterious Disappearance of Fan Bingbing, the World’s Biggest Movie Star
Chinese bureaucracy cracking down the Chinese multi-million dollar film industry, where salaries far outstrip the Chinese norm and tax under-reporting is the norm, and Fan Bingbing was the government’s biggest public example.
Peter Farrelly’s Green Book, a “true story” about an Italian-American bouncer who escorts a black pianist on a tour of the Jim Crow South in 1962, is emerging as an awards season frontrunner. But the family of the pianist, Dr. Shirley, has dismissed the film, not just for its factual inaccuracies, but for essentially revising and rewriting a black man’s identity.
“I Don’t Really See Any Value in Saying, ‘I Told You So,’”: Prince Charles on His Climate-Change Fight, Life with Camilla, and Becoming King
“As the Prince of Wales turns 70, James Reginato hops on a royal flight to catch up with the longest-waiting heir apparent in history.”
‘I Was Ashamed’: After Ford’s Accusation, Holton-Arms Alumnae Wrestle With Their Own Truths — Together
“These places make more bad apples. And they take the bad apples and polish them up to be shiny apples, who can one day be nominees to the Supreme Court.”