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Issue No. 136

The View from Here Will a billionaire yachtsman and former Republican become mayor of oh-so-woke Los Angeles?

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A Fistful of Donald For $75, you too can buy a gaudy, gold-accented coffee-table book featuring all things Trump. Proceeds go to MAGA and Mar-a-Lago

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Sins of the Father What does Prince Andrew’s scandal mean for Britain’s hardest-working princesses, Beatrice and Eugenie?

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Skating Away Bill de Blasio said he’d kick the Trump Org out of Wollman Rink. So why did Trump’s pals get the contract?

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#MeToo, Russian-Style Meet the Russian women’s-rights activist exposing predatory oligarchs—all while staying loyal to Vladimir Putin and the late Jeffrey Epstein

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Allow Me to Intro Myself Craving some quality expert advice? A savvy new start-up promises better living through videoconference

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“Oh, just put it anywhere.”
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My Favorite Things For Emmy Award–winning journalist Alina Cho, all subjects are fair game—provided they have both functionality and verve. Now editing her own digital newsletter, Cho & Tell, she shares her favorite hardworking style essentials

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Layer Proenza Schouler Some unfortunate news: frigid weather will persist along the Eastern Seaboard for six more weeks. If you can no longer stomach… Shop Tiina the Store There’s only one small problem with Tiina the Store, a meticulously edited boutique in Amagansett, New York: just about everything in there… Lather Uni In the long list of commonly used chemicals that corrode the Great Barrier Reef, the Haereticus Environmental Laboratory Download Map My Run After trying several running apps, I settled on Map My Run because it’s simple. At the start of your run, you press a neon-green… Adderley Primary School in Birmingham which is being investigated as part of allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools. 4/16/14 Listen The Trojan Horse Affair In 2014, a letter claiming that Islamic extremists were secretly taking over schools in Birmingham, England Ray Finch Read American Injustice When a defense attorney claims that prosecutors send innocent people to death row, it’s tempting to dismiss the argument as one-sided… Layer Proenza Schouler Some unfortunate news: frigid weather will persist along the Eastern Seaboard for six more weeks. If you can no longer stomach… Shop Tiina the Store There’s only one small problem with Tiina the Store, a meticulously edited boutique in Amagansett, New York: just about everything in there… Lather Uni In the long list of commonly used chemicals that corrode the Great Barrier Reef, the Haereticus Environmental Laboratory Download Map My Run After trying several running apps, I settled on Map My Run because it’s simple. At the start of your run, you press a neon-green… Adderley Primary School in Birmingham which is being investigated as part of allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools. 4/16/14 Listen The Trojan Horse Affair In 2014, a letter claiming that Islamic extremists were secretly taking over schools in Birmingham, England Ray Finch Read American Injustice When a defense attorney claims that prosecutors send innocent people to death row, it’s tempting to dismiss the argument as one-sided…

Eye of the Beholder How does a doctor out to heal wounds end up developing one of the most effective skin-care products on the market? Meet Augustinus Bader …

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Tablescapes of Dreams A beautiful new decorating book by descendants of Nancy Astor and Nancy Lancaster pairs archival photos with a newly discovered recipe collection

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Trump Write Pretty One Day On this week’s episode, James Wolcott shares what he discovered reading the ex-president’s coffee-table book

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Mel Gibson Wants Your Forgiveness And other strange news about these curious days …

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Jessica Plummer She went from singing at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show to sharing the screen with Nicole Kidman. Now the actress takes a starring role in The Girl Before

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He’ll Take Manhattan Rogério Fasano, the Brazilian restaurant impresario, has finally landed in Midtown. Best to get on his good side …

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Plane Wreck Canceled flights, shabby planes, burst tires … the reincarnated Eastern Airlines doesn’t live up to its past glory days—or even basic standards

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More Is More Skyhorse will seemingly publish anything, from the conspiracist screeds of Roger Stone and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to the canceled essays of Norman Mailer

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Open Book

Ink Different Recalling an era where Richard Avedon and Bill Cunningham shot for underground independents, Chicago’s Art Institute goes inside the world of alternative magazines spanning the 70s to the 90s

“I’m French.”

Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of “Mad Max: Fury Road”

by Kyle Buchanan
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Murder, They Wrote

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Scoundrel: How a Convicted Murderer Persuaded the Women Who Loved Him, the Conservative Establishment, and the Courts to Set Him Free

by Sarah Weinman
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Worlds Apart Yes, people who believe the Earth is flat still exist. Here’s how this radical conspiracy movement got its start—and how to get its believers to see the light

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Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise All good things collide at AltaGracia, a lavish new wellness resort in Costa Rica

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“It’s for ‘judgmental.’”
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Winter of Soul

Warm tracks for cold days, from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Bobby Womack, Syl Johnson, Millie Jackson, and more

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Putting on the Saint-Moritz: come for the skiing, stay for the après.
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Issue No. 136
February 19, 2022
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Issue No. 136
February 19, 2022