Two Ambivalent Women Walk Into a Wedding Expo...and Everything Changes

"Oh fucking shit," Julianne says to me. We've been at this New York magazine-sponsored wedding expo for half an hour, and somehow it's taken us this long to notice the massive open bar in the middle of the room. What could have possibly distracted us from the promise of endless free alcohol? » 4/09/15 1:30pm 4/09/15 1:30pm

Glaring Omissions From New York Magazine's Terry Richardson Story

When I first read Benjamin Wallace's profile of Terry Richardson for New York magazine — which examines the photographer's behavior and wonders whether he's an artist or a predator, when the answer is quite obviously that he's both — it seemed fairly obvious to me that Richardson's extensive history of bad behavior… » 6/18/14 11:00am 6/18/14 11:00am

Everything Wrong With New York Magazine's Terry Richardson Cover Story

"Is Terry Richardson an Artist or a Predator?" wonders New York Magazine. Phrasing the proposition in that way — as an either-or binary — is not only insultingly reductive, it's also wildly misleading: as though it's possible that the end product justifies the sexual coercion that created it, or that a respected… » 6/16/14 12:16pm 6/16/14 12:16pm

Peggy Olson Is Topless in Overalls on New York Mag Cover

What do you call "overalls" if there's nothing under them? Overnudes? Covernones? The Nipplechafe Express? Regardless, this week's issue of New York Magazine features Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss rocking the heck out of totally 90's fashion trend. Up next: butterfly clips and flannel shirts tied around waists. » 3/10/14 3:15pm 3/10/14 3:15pm

Notes on Taylor Swift and Her Tchotchke Fantasy Loft o' Cluttered Dreams

Taylor Swift is more famous that Lady Gaga or Katy Perry or Miley Cyrus (note Beyoncé is not in that list). So argues New York magazine's Jody Rosen, in this week's cover story on the pop star that paints her particular brand of ommygoshsoblessedtobedoingthis, IneverthoughtIcouldbethislucky,… » 11/18/13 12:00pm 11/18/13 12:00pm

Fired Business Insider CTO Digs Himself Into An Even Deeper Douchehole

New York magazine's Dan Amira got an interview with the recently fired Business Insider CTO Pax Dickinson and while we can assume Dickinson did the interview in order to try to take control of his rapidly deteriorating image as a smart and articulate person, it's clear now that he should probably stop trying. » 9/13/13 5:25pm 9/13/13 5:25pm