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Frances Dodds recalls two men who laid bare the fragile lines between desire, pain and manipulation — and questions the framework of her own fantasies.

The actor enlisted artist JR to create an instillation at the Hudson Theater

In the forthcoming book Misty Copeland, a celebrity photographer sheds light on a celebrated ballerina—but she’s not striking any poses 

A love note on the occasion of Everything Is Copy, an HBO documentary about the iconic writer and filmmaker who left little to the imagination

In one giant leap for buzz marketing, next year’s privately funded lunar landing will defray costs by making a Japanese energy drink the first sponsor of the moon 

The psychiatrist Keith Ablow has been doling out prescriptions to America on Fox News for years. Now he’s transformed his pad into a canvas

Two powerful women CEO's team up to elevate traditional African tourism

Concrete jungles around the world are about to get a whole lot greener. Thanks to Cross Laminated Timber, wood skyscrapers are not 

The ingénue band behind the hit song “Cool Kids” thinks their generation has some growing pains

This indie-pop band is happy, and they know it

Nikki Yanofsky is a brilliant jazz vocalist, but a little rosy yet 

"Aging Gracefully is a Sham We Should Stop Selling as Feminism,"

The Coveteur

Examining our cultural fetish for authenticity

It arrived (literally) at my doorstep, compliments of my boyfriend's dad, Tom

Cancel the wedding, or risk your health?

For the artist Ra Paulette, there's nowhere to go but down

A reflection on the forthcoming documentary about famed critic Roger Ebert’s incredible life 

The quirky grandeur of West Virginia's crown jewel

Walter Presents makes a TV binge as sexy as a French girl with a cigarette

Across the country, barns are giving inventive property owners the inspiration for renovation

Stephen Colbert's bandleader Jon Batiste is playing for keeps

The interior designer Samuel Amoia is sculpting his domain with a steady hand

Meet the 33-year-old entrepreneur whose high-tech gizmos are spawning a new generation of do-it-yourself Edisons