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Issue No. 158

The View from Here Trump’s “I believed” defense is indefensible

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Under the Influence Jumi Bello was on track to be a major writer—until her debut novel was dropped amid rumors of plagiarism. What happened is a tale as complex as anything she appropriated

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The Other Ivana Guess whom I befriended in rehab in Malibu?

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Jiminy Cricket! How fake Indian Premier League games played by farm boys and local laborers duped Russian sports gamblers

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Putin Confidential Eight questions with Philip Short, the author of a new Putin biography, on the Russian president’s early years—and what Bill Browder got wrong

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My Favorite Things Igee Okafor, founder and editor in chief of Bond Official, identified and satisfied the need for an online destination for stylish men “with smart and ultramodern minds.” Herewith, he offers up the items that have his attention this summer

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Eye of the Beholder First, there was Joe Biden and his hair. Then Biden and his taut skin. Then came the eternally young actors and a suspiciously frozen Vladimir Putin. Why are powerful men more high-maintenance than ever? Our eagle-eyed columnist investigates …

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Listen HeidiWorld: The Heidi Fleiss Story Heidi Fleiss, the powerful madam who brokered sex for the most powerful men in 1990s Hollywood, Early 20th-century boat builder’s cabinet.Regular price $3,325.00 Shop Tori Jones Studio Unfortunately, we have no plans to be on Block Island this summer. It’s a shame, especially because… Re-discover Out of the Blue “Disco sucks—kill all hippies,” proclaims 15-year-old Cebe at the start of Out of the Blue (1980), Dennis Hopper’s largely unseen follow-up… Wear Wilson If only we paid as much attention to our tennis game as we do to our tennis wardrobe. Even though our technique is down, our style is up… Black Core, Ornate Rim by Ania Grajek£120.00 Shop Iota Edit Thanks to Pinterest and Pottery Barn, it’s hard to be original when it comes to home design. Lucy Mcwhirter, the founder and creative director… Drink Larq Reusable water bottles have become accessories, which means most are covered in logos or brand names, from Thom Browne Listen HeidiWorld: The Heidi Fleiss Story Heidi Fleiss, the powerful madam who brokered sex for the most powerful men in 1990s Hollywood, Early 20th-century boat builder’s cabinet.Regular price $3,325.00 Shop Tori Jones Studio Unfortunately, we have no plans to be on Block Island this summer. It’s a shame, especially because… Re-discover Out of the Blue “Disco sucks—kill all hippies,” proclaims 15-year-old Cebe at the start of Out of the Blue (1980), Dennis Hopper’s largely unseen follow-up… Wear Wilson If only we paid as much attention to our tennis game as we do to our tennis wardrobe. Even though our technique is down, our style is up… Black Core, Ornate Rim by Ania Grajek£120.00 Shop Iota Edit Thanks to Pinterest and Pottery Barn, it’s hard to be original when it comes to home design. Lucy Mcwhirter, the founder and creative director… Drink Larq Reusable water bottles have become accessories, which means most are covered in logos or brand names, from Thom Browne

The Pink Panthers Strike Again! Renowned across Europe for their coolness and high-risk robberies, the jewel thieves can’t be stopped

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“I hate it when they pander to the TikTok vote.”

A Truly Fresh Hell, Courtesy of Dorothy Parker And other strange news about these curious days …

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The Real Duck Dynasty Thanks to the success of D’Artagnan, the Daguin family’s influence now spans from restaurants in France to refrigerators throughout the United States

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Ivana Trump, Rehab, and Me Writer Ivana Lowell reveals what she learned from the woman who escaped Donald Trump

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All Aboard Eight unforgettable train trips through Europe for travelers of many persuasions

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House and Gargoyle With busts of Greek gods and gold-inlaid light switches, interior design for the modern autocrat is all about excess and intimidation

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“If you eat gluten, we have a ton of it in the back.”

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French Exit Five titans of the Parisian literati have left one of the city’s most distinguished publishing houses, amid accusations that Sarkozy is now pulling the strings

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“You knew I had a thing for pillows when you married me.”

The Great White Toilet Sewage dumped by American cruise ships is destroying Canada’s pristine waters

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The Nobles Home, by Gideon Appah, on view now at the Milan Triennale.
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Born in the Cradle of Couture Officine Générale, Pierre Mahéo’s easy-elegance line, has become a hot brand for the sophisticated man

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“The ‘well regulated’ part takes all the fun out of being in a militia.”
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A History of Cool Slick Rick, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, LL Cool J … Janette Beckman photographed them all, chronicling New York’s creative set from the 80s to today


A Song for Everyone: The Story of Creedence Clearwater Revival

by John Lingan
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Bad City: Peril and Power in the City of Angels

by Paul Pringle
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Just Like in the Movies At Bujera Fort, in Udaipur, entrepreneur Richard Hanlon has re-created the magic of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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Paris when it sizzles: even a heat wave won’t stop café society.
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Issue No. 158
July 23, 2022
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Issue No. 158
July 23, 2022