Welcome to an African City
May 18, 2016
Take It or Leave It: Guidebooks for Single Girls
May 11, 2016
Sex, Memoir, and the Real Lena Dunham
October 21, 2014
Behind the Smile: Julia Roberts
Jessica Alba Wants to Make You Over
The Comfort Zone: Jennifer Aniston
Fast Forward: Chloë Grace Moretz
The Face: Kate Moss
In Full Bloom: Drew Barrymore
Starting Over: Kim Kardashian
The Showgirl: Zooey Deschanel
A New League: Victoria Beckham
Song of Herself: Beyoncé
Dancing Queen: Fergie
Waiting to Exhale: Mariah Carey
The Star Next Door: Sarah Jessica Parker
The Last Showgirl: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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Look Who’s Back! New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men
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Katy Perry Celebrates Her Independence
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How Matt Damon Tamed the Celebrity Beast
December 11, 2011
Colin Powell: Why We Serve (in his own words)
Jimmy Fallon’s Bucket List Is Out of This World
June 5, 2011
Brooke Hauser’s 6 favorite books about immigrants
THE NEW YORK TIMES
The Changing of the Guard
Women are working as uniformed correction officers in greater numbers than ever, and in many respects, they are changing the culture of the city’s jails.
September 26, 2008
The Editor of Laughs
Robert Mankoff, a cartoonist and editor behind those New Yorker cartoons, holds a self-proclaimed “undocumented” Ph.D. in psychology.
September 26, 2008
This Strange Thing Called Prom
Until recently, prom was a foreign concept for many of the 73 seniors at the International High School in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. (Also see video.)
June 22, 2008
The three adopted girls shared a crib. Four years later, they play together in brownstone Brooklyn. Will the ties that bind them stay strong?
January 6, 2008
Mom and Dad and All Their Baggage
For young people just beginning to live independently, parents are not always the easiest houseguests, especially when their stays are frequent or extended.
November 15, 2007
The Rainbow Runway
New York is home to at least a dozen small beauty pageants, among them Miss New York Chinese.
August 12, 2007
Ariel and the Silver Car
The teenagers sent to the city’s juvenile detention centers are ever more likely to be girls. A Queens 16-year-old named for a Disney character is one of them.
March 11, 2007
Awaiting God’s Decision
When the time came to replace a legendary Harlem pastor, the people of Canaan Baptist Church of Christ began a long and arduous journey.
November 20, 2005
For Staten Island women, dating a Manhattan man is like having a long-distance relationship.
April 10, 2005
Women in Hollywood: Sofia Coppola
The Tao of Steve: Steve Carell
Sophisticated cineastes—among them, farmers, filmmakers, pastors, and politicians—have found a theater of their own in bucolic Montpelier, Vermont.
A Diamond That’s Forever
December 2005/January 2006
A visit to the Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa.
The Galaxy’s Guide to Sam Rockwell
Sea Schtick: Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
December 2004/January 2005
Women in Hollywood: Patricia Clarkson
Double Fantasy: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
The Global Potluck