Strike for Most People

The Wirecutter stops typing. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 2 days ago

Havana syndrome: the misconception about a mystery illness

High-level diplomats are as prone to sociogenic illness as anyone else. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 13 days ago

David Graeber’s Possible Worlds

The author of Debt and The Dawn of Everything left behind countless admirers and an abiding belief that society could be changed for the better. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 18 days ago

Why Facebook’s Metaverse Is Dead on Arrival

Scott Galloway thinks Mark Zuckerberg is exactly the wrong person to build an alternate reality. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 20 days ago

There Is Finally a Visible Way Out of the Covid Pandemic

With promising therapeutic drugs on the horizon and parents now able to get their kids vaccinated, the real U.S. endgame may at last be near. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 22 days ago

The Second-Largest Strike in the U.S. Is Happening in New York City

There’s a picket line at Columbia. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 23 days ago

Kiwi Farms, the Web’s Biggest Community of Stalkers (2016)

The prototypical virtual pillory. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 28 days ago

What Happened to Matt Taibbi?

The former darling of the liberal media is now one of its loudest critics. He says he hasn’t changed. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 29 days ago

Spam Robocalls Aren’t Slowing Down. Here’s the Tech That Could Stop Them (2018)

In the not-too-distant future, endless robocalls may be eradicated, thanks to something called STIR/SHAKEN. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Why Your Group Chat Could Be Worth Millions

If you turn it into a DAO, that is. But what’s a DAO? It’s a little bit cryptocurrency, a little bit gamer clan, a little bit pyramid scheme. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Occupy Wall Street Changed Everything

Ten years later, the legacy of Zuccotti Park has never been clearer. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

'I Was Part of Something Unusually Evil'

In Kansas with Stephanie Grisham, who does not believe she will be redeemed. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Why the ‘Big Short’ Guys Think Bitcoin Is a Bubble

Are they onto something huge again — or just fighting the last war? | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Ozy Media and Embracing ‘Fake It Till You Make It:’ Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway on the rise of the storyteller CEO and the risk of vision becoming fiction. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Cracking the Kindergarten Code

Demystifying the process of getting your child into a good school, in eleven easy lessons. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Favorite Startup Might Not Have Made That Thing It’s Selling

Meet Doris Dev. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 1 month ago

Miami Seduced Silicon Valley

Awash in coders, crypto, and capital, the city is loving — and beginning to shape — its newest industry. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 2 months ago

Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power: Excerpt

His ideology dominates Silicon Valley. It began to form when he was an angry young man. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 2 months ago

The Big SPAC Crackdown

SPACs have seen a massive two-year boom, resulting in a wave of companies going public. That might be coming to an end. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 2 months ago

Menu Mind Games

In his new book, 'Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It)',author William Poundstone dissects the marketing tricks built into menus—for example, how something as simple as typography can drive you toward or away from [...] | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 2 months ago

Glenn Greenwald Speaks Truth to Reply Guys

The polemicist’s latest screed fails to distinguish between liberals who annoy him on Twitter and the U.S. government. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

Inside Congressman Seth Moulton’s Trip to Kabul, Afghanistan

Officials condemned the unauthorized mission as a reckless stunt. But the congressman says it was critical oversight of a crisis he tried to prevent. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

What’s a Master’s Degree Worth?

The desperate economics behind the pursuit of an even higher education. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

America’s Inflation Debate Is Fundamentally Confused

To raise real wages and lower Americans’ cost of living, we need to inject more demand into the economy, not less, economist J.W. Mason argues. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

The Science of Masking Kids at School Remains Uncertain

A large, groundbreaking study suggesting no clear benefit from school mask mandates has many experts questioning the policy. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

It begins again: the messy bargain between Gawker owner and Gawker writer. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

Gawker Returns for Unknown Length of Time

It begins again: the messy bargain between Gawker owner and Gawker writer. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

The World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Keeps Losing CEOs

It’s not even clear who is running Binance’s U.S. arm now. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

Breakthrough Cases May Be a Bigger Problem Than You’ve Been Told

The vaccines work very well, but current public health communications may be understating the frequency of infections among the vaccinated. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

How Is the Andrew Cuomo Mess Like Lord of the Rings?

Christine Quinn said this! Let’s unpack! | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

The governor proclaims his innocence but says he is stepping down. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

Despite vaccines, same cases/hospitalisation ratio as in first wave

The trend of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths amid the Delta wave appears to be far worse that what many had expected. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

Fears of a Clown

Is clown fear among adults a jokey affectation that has become easy to adopt as clowns fade into irrelevancy and the number of people who’ve seen one in real life dwindles? | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

The U.K.’S Delta Surge Is Collapsing. Will Ours?

Why the variant’s spread may be less pervasive than we currently expect. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 3 months ago

Why renting a car became so expensive – and pretty gross

Customers are putting up with filthy interiors, petty surcharges (just to speak to someone!), and skyrocketing prices. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 4 months ago

It’s the sum of all Trump fears. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 4 months ago

X

Boomers will bequeath more than $30 trillion by 2045. Some millennials will become beneficiaries of high housing costs and stock prices. Others won’t. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 4 months ago

The Travel Industry Is a Total Mess, but Everyone Is Traveling Anyway

If you think it’s hard to find a good flight, wait till you try to book a rental car or a hotel room. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 4 months ago

Kids Were Safe from Covid the Whole Time

Why we should rethink COVID safety protocols for children — and everyone else. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 4 months ago

It’s yet another frustrating aspect of this mysterious disease. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 4 months ago

Trump’s January 6

The view from inside the Oval Office. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 5 months ago

On the Campaign Trail With Andrew Giuliani

The Son of Rudy is working out his father issues on the road to Albany. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 5 months ago

The Implications of the Lab-Leak Hypothesis

The epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch explains the risks of the virus research done at the Wuhan Institute. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 5 months ago

Choire Sicha to Join New York Magazine as Editor-at-Large

Sicha will regularly write short-form pieces for Intelligencer, the magazine’s news vertical, along with longer essays and critical pieces. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 5 months ago

Letting the Economy Create Jobs for Everyone Is (Sadly) Radical

If Biden executes his plan for full employment, heightened class conflict will ensue. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 5 months ago

What about two-thirds economy, one-third coup, suggests Lindsey Graham. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 5 months ago

Reporters turned an ambiguous story into “moral clarity.” | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 6 months ago

How Twitter Cultivated the Media's Lab-Leak Fiasco

A case study in the social-media echo chamber. | Continue reading


@nymag.com | 6 months ago