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Self-isolation then and now. A lot has changed since 1978—but some things haven’t
The Highest Office
A former Trump intimate insists that Donald Trump is a known substance abuser. Why is no one listening?
A French Kiss-Off
Will the double cheek kiss be France’s next coronavirus casualty?
April 23, 2020
Richard Branson is Trump in Cool Britannia clothing
In Japan, holographic women are heralding the era of digisexuality
April 29, 2020
The pandemic forced global protest movements into lockdown. But how long until they bust out?
The $93 Billion Man
Bill Gates on the race for a vaccine, the need for cooperation across borders, and what he misses most under lockdown
Quarantine has changed a lot about the world, but when it comes to posting photos on Instagram, it’s still a narcissist’s game
History Repeats Itself
“We can really understand something of epic tragedy only when it becomes personal”: honoring the end of World War II in the middle of a pandemic
May 4, 2020
As Paris tiptoes toward reopening, hundreds of its best-coiffed women are still suffering on the waiting list at David Mallett’s salon. Welcome to the new normal…
Cocaine, ketamine, models, and music: New York City’s underground party scene carries on during the pandemic
With prescient, gloomy pandemic reports, The New York Times’s wonky science writer Donald McNeil Jr. has become an unlikely sex symbol
Down and Out in the Hollywood Hills
Eyebrow-raising behavior is par for the course at the Chateau Marmont. But owner André Balazs’s handling of the lockdown is provoking winces
Mount Everest Goes Red
During a global lockdown, Chinese scientists take over the world’s highest mountain
May 18, 2020
“Work from home” puts an end to Christmas-party high jinks and watercooler romances
From FOMO to FOGO
What happens when social distancing gives way to the return of social commitments?