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5 People You Meet On The NYC Subway

His mind is platooning between ways to murder his coworkers and ways to murder you. His suitcase is full of blank, white sheets of paper, two dolls and a GQ. Inside of the GQ is a hand-drawn image of his mother.

How To Make It In America And The Secret About Talent

A few days before Christmas, HBO announced that what was the second season finale of their comedy-drama How to Make It in America, would, in fact, be the series finale. By pulling the plug on the New York City fake-it-til-you-make-it story of Ben Epstein, Cam Calderon and their fashion co. dreams, they allowed for an entirely new light on the last episode…

My Run On The Treadmill, As I Imagine The Girl Next to Me Imagines

Look at him slowing down, taking a breather. Don’t want to wear out too soon. I like it. I love it. Is he nursing his right knee? Is this going to be a problem for this man who must rely on the physicality of existence to get by? Ha, ha. No, it will not. Look at that playful smirk stretching across his moist lips, teased by the salty droppings from his brow.

The New Yorker’s “20 Under 10”

Our Winter Fiction Issue features twenty infants, toddlers and children under the age of ten who capture the inventiveness and the vitality of contemporary American fiction. Each writer, through the English they’ve grasped so far, reminds us what it means to be human.

We Are All Beastie Boys

In a SoHo gallery, with every other piece some tribute to Andy Warhol or the Kennedys, one photograph caught me: a shot by Lynn Goldsmith of the Beastie Boys, decked out in Beastie Boy garb—brass knuckles, gold swag necklaces, leather jacket and ripped, dirty jeans—in front of Stromboli Pizza…