Oldest Living Aristocratic Widow Tells All
Now ninety, Lady Glenconner—a trusted friend of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret—has become a cheeky chronicler of the British élite.
February 6, 2023
Hildegard of Bingen Composes the Cosmos
How a visionary medieval nun became a towering figure in early musical history.
January 30, 2023
Can a Video Game Be Prestige TV?
For decades, games’ stories have been lost in translation. With “The Last of Us,” Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin are charting a different path.
December 26, 2022
The Beautiful, Brutal World of Bonsai
An American undergoes a gruelling apprenticeship to a Japanese master.
November 14, 2022
The Polymath Film Composer Known as “the Third Coen Brother”
Carter Burwell’s spare, haunting scores make audiences uncomfortable.
November 7, 2022
Weyes Blood Gives Soft Rock an Apocalyptic Edge
In the studio, the singer turns sonic nostalgia into something eerie and ironic.
October 31, 2022
A Unified Field Theory of Bob Dylan
He’s in his eighties. How does he keep it fresh?
October 24, 2022
The Case of the Disputed Lucian Freud
A collector thought he had bought a painting by the celebrated British artist. How far would he go to prove it?
September 19, 2022
Amy Schumer’s Mom Com
A comic adapts her bawdy, bodily routines to marriage and parenthood.
August 29, 2022
Ernst Lubitsch Made the Hollywood Comedy Sublime
His acolyte Billy Wilder is better remembered, but Lubitsch’s wit reigns supreme.
August 8, 2022