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Issue No. 182

The View from Here After two decades of nonstop success and excess, Silicon Valley is struggling. But tech employees still want their perks

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The Eyes of a Killer Baffled by the gruesome murder of four University of Idaho students, investigators put out a call for help. Thousands of tips poured in—as well as one very promising lead

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Mr. Ripley Goes to Washington

The Munchausen Candidate? Move over, Donald Trump—George Santos might just be the greatest fabulist ever elected


The Heir and the Spare Britain’s royal soap opera continues …

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Mr. Bad Guy No one was a better thug on-screen, or off, than Lawrence Tierney

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The Attention-Whore Index Can professional victims HarMeg™ once again hang on to their No. 1 ranking? It’s up to them. But also up to you! Plus: news of the week that’s not to be missed

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Air Supply

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My Favorite Things Known for her hand-wrought gold creations inspired by Greco-Roman antiquities, jewelry designer Jean Prounis shares her everyday essentials—both old and new

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Barbara Walters When the pioneering female journalist interviewed the Shah of Iran, she fearlessly challenged his views on women

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The Name on Everyone’s Lips Is the stylish young chef Jérôme Schilling the next Alain Ducasse, or something else entirely?

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Read L’Altra Gloria Around 2010, Emanuele Della Valle, a creative director, asked a then 19-year-old Diana Louise Bartlett to shoot a campaign for Tod’s… Wear Sid Mashburn Sid Mashburn (the man) has long been one of the best-dressed individuals in the retail-fashion world, thanks in part to his ability to effortlessly… Apply Officine Universelle Buly Officine Universelle Buly’s Baume des Muses is no ordinary lip balm. Made with only natural, plant-based… Wear E. M. Reitz Erin Reitz has spent the past 20 years in the fashion industry as an in-house designer for many brands we know and love, such as Alabama Chanin… Scroll @themodernhouse Scrolling through unaffordable real estate has long been a passion of the millennial set. There is something sadistically and voyeuristically… Stomp Roger Vivier We’re going to avoid the Great Ugg Debate, at least for now. But we can’t deny the reality that shearling-lined slip-on boots are considered… Read L’Altra Gloria Around 2010, Emanuele Della Valle, a creative director, asked a then 19-year-old Diana Louise Bartlett to shoot a campaign for Tod’s… Wear Sid Mashburn Sid Mashburn (the man) has long been one of the best-dressed individuals in the retail-fashion world, thanks in part to his ability to effortlessly… Apply Officine Universelle Buly Officine Universelle Buly’s Baume des Muses is no ordinary lip balm. Made with only natural, plant-based… Wear E. M. Reitz Erin Reitz has spent the past 20 years in the fashion industry as an in-house designer for many brands we know and love, such as Alabama Chanin… Scroll @themodernhouse Scrolling through unaffordable real estate has long been a passion of the millennial set. There is something sadistically and voyeuristically… Stomp Roger Vivier We’re going to avoid the Great Ugg Debate, at least for now. But we can’t deny the reality that shearling-lined slip-on boots are considered…

Carla Frayman The jet-setting D.J. who goes by “Carlita” uses her classical-music background to curate sets for party-goers around the world

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The Pleasure Is All Hers As a designer, author, and curator, Betony Vernon elevates the fine art of seduction

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The Pamper Palace Carita, the original Maison de Beauté, has had some work done, but its aura remains undiminished

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“I was a best-seller! I sold millions of copies! Now look at me, a glorified coaster!”

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How Streisand and Redford Made a Casablanca for Boomers James Wolcott takes us inside The Way We Were on its 50th anniversary, and more …

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Bashir Salahuddin as Sherman McDaniels in Sherman’s Showcase, which the actor also co-created.

The Funniest Show You Probably Haven’t Been Watching

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Marvel’s Kang the Conqueror—bah. Mere amateurs. There is but one true master of the multiverse, and his name is Sherman McDaniels, the seemingly immortal host of Sherman’s Showcase, the Soul Train–Solid Gold–In Living Color–inspired Black-variety-show spoof that just wrapped up its second season on IFC. READ ON

Books

The Way We Were: The Making of a Romantic Classic

by Tom Santopietro
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Roald Dahl: Teller of the Unexpected

by Matthew Dennison
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Paradise Found Eight questions with Pico Iyer, whose new book takes readers around the world in search of paradise and its competing ideas

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Issue No. 182
January 7, 2023
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Issue No. 182
January 7, 2023