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More Side Effects 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?

Where Bad Behavior Is Always in Season In the Hamptons, the only thing not on lockdown is New Yorkers’ sense of entitlement

April 22, 2020

A French Kiss-Off Will the double cheek kiss be France’s next coronavirus casualty?

April 23, 2020

Ground Control to Captain Tom How a 99-year-old World War II vet became England’s hottest pop idol

Unholy Virgin Richard Branson is Trump in Cool Britannia clothing

Imaginary Girlfriend In Japan, holographic women are heralding the era of digisexuality

April 29, 2020

Uprising, Interrupted 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

Egomania 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

The Covidfefe Chronicles You can’t spell “pandemic” without “me,” backward

Tress Test 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…

The Neuro-Degenerate’s Guide to Boxing Faced with one of life’s great challenges, a writer finds solace in the sweet science

May 12, 2020

Doctors Without Choices Why Russia is fighting the coronavirus like it’s 1943

Unmasked Ball Cocaine, ketamine, models, and music: New York City’s underground party scene carries on during the pandemic

Mr. Right 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

How About a Dose of Common Sense? The anti-vax movement may derail a coronavirus recovery

May 20, 2020

Office Affairs “Work from home” puts an end to Christmas-party high jinks and watercooler romances

Why Is No One Talking About Polio? The disease infected thousands when it tore through the U.S. Sixty-five years later, we’re back to where we were pre-vaccine

From FOMO to FOGO What happens when social distancing gives way to the return of social commitments?