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    It Smelled Like Gen X Spirit


    How a “unisex” fragrance, as CK One was called in the ’90s, became the scent of a...

    How a “unisex” fragrance, as CK One was called in the ’90s, became the scent of a generation.
    Stuff Your ‘Rules’

    Stuff Your ‘Rules’


    “The Rules” taught us how to deform ourselves to nab a husband. But what would we do once we had...

    “The Rules” taught us how to deform ourselves to nab a husband. But what would we do once we had him?
    What Is Actually Happening With Britney Spears?

    What Is Actually Happening With Britney Spears?


    Britney Spears in October when she announced “Britney: Domination,” a residency that was set to run at the Park MGM in Las Vegas. The shows have been put on hold...

    Despite an online campaign by fans to “Free Britney,” there remain more questions than answers about the pop star’s well-being. Here’s what we know.

    Grumpy Cat, Internet Celebrity With a Piercing Look of Contempt, Is Dead at 7


    The frowning feline whose permanent scowl spoke for all of us in our darkest moments died in the arms of her “mommy” on Tuesday, her family...

    The frowning feline whose permanent scowl spoke for all of us in our darkest moments died in the arms of her “mommy” on Tuesday, her family said.
    In the Hamptons, Modernism Rises (Again)

    In the Hamptons, Modernism Rises (Again)


    The informal dining area on the ground floor of this $53.9 million spec house overlooks a walkway and views across the dunes to the Atlantic...

    Instead of classic beach houses with cedar shingles, developers are building more sleek, contemporary homes with flat roofs and lots of glass.
    An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists.

    An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists.


    The artist C. Finley, organizer of the Every Woman Biennial, in front of works by Deming Harriman, Florencia Escudero, Cynthia Alvarez, Amy Vensel and Valincy-Jean Patelli that are part of the...

    Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles.
    Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby

    Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby


    The Cosmos club is a community of self-identifying Asian-American women, many of them in their 20s and 30s. Their book choices are devoted to Asian-American diasporic literature written by...

    Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political Junkies? Check. Thriller writers? Check. Proust lovers? Check.
    Work Friend: When a Dream Job Means Less Money

    Work Friend: When a Dream Job Means Less Money


    In this week’s column: How to handle a double-edged opportunity, and when it’s O.K. to ask a boss about a colleague’s pay....

    In this week’s column: How to handle a double-edged opportunity, and when it’s O.K. to ask a boss about a colleague’s pay. (Never!)
    Evan Dando Knows He’s Lucky

    Evan Dando Knows He’s Lucky


    The Lemonheads frontman was the poster boy — and prettiest boy — of Gen X. At 52, he’s still enjoying a life of drugs and rock ’n’ roll, on Martha’s Vineyard of all...

    The Lemonheads frontman was the poster boy — and prettiest boy — of Gen X. At 52, he’s still enjoying a life of drugs and rock ’n’ roll, on Martha’s Vineyard of all places.
    James Charles, From ‘CoverBoy’ to Canceled

    James Charles, From ‘CoverBoy’ to Canceled


    James Charles at Gucci’s Met Gala after-party on May 6. In the week since, he lost millions of YouTube subscribers after another influencer, Tati Westbrook, shared a critical video about...

    The 19-year-old internet personality and makeup artist has provoked the ire of beauty YouTube.
    All Black Everything

    All Black Everything


    A scene from “A Different...

    John Singleton put black lives on the big screen.
    When Grunge Made Blue-Collar Culture Cool

    When Grunge Made Blue-Collar Culture Cool


    Nirvana in Seattle in...

    Brooding bands like Alice in Chains and Soundgarden validated the noisy discontent of teenagers everywhere. For me, they looked a lot like home.
    Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift?

    Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift?


    A custom cutting...

    Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We want to hear from you.
    When Important People Die, He’s There

    When Important People Die, He’s There


    Robert M. Boetticher Sr. with the coffin of President George Bush before it was carried into St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston in...

    You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the funeral services of multiple presidents, first ladies and celebrities.
    Samin Nosrat’s 10 Essential Persian Recipes

    Samin Nosrat’s 10 Essential Persian Recipes


    The author of “Salt Fat Acid Heat” and star of the related Netflix show chooses the dishes that define the cuisine for...

    The author of “Salt Fat Acid Heat” and star of the related Netflix show chooses the dishes that define the cuisine for her.
    One Woman’s Guide to Breaking Up

    One Woman’s Guide to Breaking Up


    Rule No. 1: Don’t ask all your friends for advice. Why? They are probably just as clueless as you...

    Rule No. 1: Don’t ask all your friends for advice. Why? They are probably just as clueless as you are.

    Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘Was He Fixated on Race?’


    Modern Love in miniature, college-contest edition, featuring the best student love stories of no more than 100...

    Modern Love in miniature, college-contest edition, featuring the best student love stories of no more than 100 words.
    Welcome to TrumpTok, a Safe Space From Safe Spaces

    Welcome to TrumpTok, a Safe Space From Safe Spaces


    On TikTok, there’s always a rally, and expressing support for the president makes for good...

    On TikTok, there’s always a rally, and expressing support for the president makes for good content.
    Looking for Your Own Front Door in London? Consider a Mews.

    Looking for Your Own Front Door in London? Consider a Mews.


    Houses on dead-end lanes like these lining Pembridge Mews are desirable because children can play cricket on the cobblestones and neighbors can sit out and have coffee or a glass of...

    Typically two or three-story structures that once served as stables or garages, mews homes are generally holding their value in uncertain times.

    How to Revisit the Ghosts of Your Past


    Instead of pushing them aside, confront your nagging memories and make your own happy...

    Instead of pushing them aside, confront your nagging memories and make your own happy ending.
    A Clam Pizza Worth Waiting For

    A Clam Pizza Worth Waiting For


    Zuppardi’s tops its clam pizza with fresh garlic, olive oil, dried oregano, cracked red pepper and...

    Zuppardi’s, in West Haven, Conn., did not invent the clam pizza, but it has set the standard.

    Sailing in Treacherous Waters to Alaska. With Toddlers for Crew.


    With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never...

    With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never imagined.