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Issue No. 168

The View from Here As protests consume Iran, the specter of the Shah’s toppling haunts the ayatollahs

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They’re with Her Across Europe, a new generation of far-right female politicians is breaking glass ceilings (among other things)

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Barry Blitt’s Sketchbook

People, Posh Produce, and Politics The personal details of a wealthy clientele—including Jeremy Clarkson, the Duchess of York, and Sir David Attenborough—are leaked on the Dark Web after Russians hack Britain’s fanciest farm shop

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Anthony Bourdain’s Last Days, Revisited How the chef’s biographer got past the guardrails of France’s Le Chambard hotel and into the room where Bourdain took his last breath

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My Favorite Things As the founder of the conceptual perfume house Régime des Fleurs, former filmmaker Alia Raza has become known for her singular, ornately bottled scents. Here, Raza shares the essentials she swears by

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Ottolenghify Your Life Yotam Ottolenghi, the Israeli “flavor magician” who taught the world how to fall in love with Middle Eastern cuisine, is back with a new tried-and-test cookbook

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Landing Gear Everything you need to set the tone, predict the weather, jump out of the frying pan and into the air fryer, and more

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Small Talk
“I think the most rewarding part of caring for elderly parents is when they call you because they don’t want to bother the nice 911 people.”

The Anxiety of Assimilation The powerful new play Leopoldstadt mirrors its author’s journey from Tomáš Sträussler to Tom Stoppard

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Access Denied Quintessentially, the accounting-error-prone concierge company that once organized parties at Buckingham Palace, is reportedly facing a takeover

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Whine O’Clock Just in time for next week’s return of Archetypes … What if Meghan Markle and First Lady Imelda Marcos reclaimed the word “diva” and didn’t kiss any frogs?

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Watch Bad Sisters “Bad” may not be a strong enough word to describe the five Garvey sisters. Adapted from a 2012 Belgian series called Clan, Listen America’s Dead After the incredible success of Vampire Weekend’s Modern Vampires of the City album, Ezra Koenig, the band’s vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter… Wear Liz Lambert x Sabah Leave it to Liz Lambert, the hospitality visionary behind a myriad of enviably cool and idiosyncratic boutique hotels, to create the perfect… Spain Rodriguez Read Maverix and Lunatix: Icons of Underground Comix The cartoonist Drew Friedman still remembers the first black-and-white… Smell Celine While there’s always room for florals in our scent wardrobe, a woodsier whiff gets us more excited for a fall of brisk walks and hot beverages… Bake Gâteau: The Surprising Simplicity of French Cakes As the fall entertaining season lurches into full swing, quality cake recipes… Watch Bad Sisters “Bad” may not be a strong enough word to describe the five Garvey sisters. Adapted from a 2012 Belgian series called Clan, Listen America’s Dead After the incredible success of Vampire Weekend’s Modern Vampires of the City album, Ezra Koenig, the band’s vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter… Wear Liz Lambert x Sabah Leave it to Liz Lambert, the hospitality visionary behind a myriad of enviably cool and idiosyncratic boutique hotels, to create the perfect… Spain Rodriguez Read Maverix and Lunatix: Icons of Underground Comix The cartoonist Drew Friedman still remembers the first black-and-white… Smell Celine While there’s always room for florals in our scent wardrobe, a woodsier whiff gets us more excited for a fall of brisk walks and hot beverages… Bake Gâteau: The Surprising Simplicity of French Cakes As the fall entertaining season lurches into full swing, quality cake recipes…
Small Talk
“I’m sorry, but ‘just plain old coffee’ no longer exists.”

Snippy and Short-Tempered? It’s Charles (III) in Charge! And other strange news about these curious days …

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“How did you manage to fail history?”

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Paul Cézanne’s 1894 painting Sous-Bois will be on view in a career-spanning exhibition at the Tate Modern, in London.

Surveying Cézanne

Picasso, like Matisse, considered Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) “the father of us all.” Monet exclaimed, “He’s the greatest of us all.” They understood that without the pioneering master of Aix-en-Provence, Cubism—among other modernisms—would not have been born. Picasso even purchased land and a castle on a piece of Mont Sainte-Victoire, whose majestic peak—among Cézanne’s most iconic and liberating subjects—dominates the Provençal landscape that was Cézanne’s home and birthplace. Picasso had himself buried there. READ ON

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Caio Twombly The 26-year-old curator spotlights young artists at his new East Village gallery

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How a Rollicking New Play Came to Be John Lithgow and Douglas McGrath take us inside the making of their new Off Broadway show

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Books

Mirror in the Sky: The Life and Music of Stevie Nicks

by Simon Morrison
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Nights of Plague

by Orhan Pamuk
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Murder, They Wrote

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Willie Tyler, depicted here in the early 70s with his dummy, Lester, was the most acclaimed Black ventriloquist ever, performing on tour with Motown acts of the 60s as well as in nightclubs and on television. Tyler, who celebrated his 82nd birthday last month, is the subject of an upcoming documentary about his life and career called Hello Dummy! (which was Lester’s regular greeting to Willie).
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Issue No. 168
October 1, 2022
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Issue No. 168
October 1, 2022