Broadcast Muse | Television
Take Me Back
I am a Netflix dropout. I dropped out because I would order a movie, and it would sit, unwatched, for millennia. Now Netflix is dangling a frozen banana in front of me: 15 new...
Queens of the Scene
Drag queen Shi-Queeta-Lee (Jerry Van Hook) has been working it in Washington for 15 years: She performs Friday and Saturday nights at Town Danceboutique, and hosts the wildly ...
R&B Love, Actually
At the age of 6, Dwele was already mastering the piano. At 10, he was using it to channel his emotions after his father was murdered. Given his circumstances, the Detroit nati...
Comedy | Inside Jokes
This TV season, we lost “30 Rock” to early retirement, but there are still plenty of sharp, silly and surprising sitcoms on the broadcast airwaves. As the season comes to ...
Music | Sound Bets
Beyond Just Pushing Buttons
Daft Punk helped lead the charge for the EDM (electronic dance music) genre. Being one with the machines is kind of the point of being an EDM DJ/producer. It’s a quest that ...
Liberation Of Roam
A half-dozen people walked in to Roam Fitness for a recent class, and then they immediately went outside again. They weren’t ditching the new gym, an intimate space in the b...
Baggage Check | Fit
Don’t Spoil Your Friendship
How can I stop being so judgmental about some friends of mine who I think are very spoiled? They are almost 27 years old, but they still live like college students, getting a ...
The Jazz Swinger
With “The Great Gatsby” in theaters, it seems the Jazz Age is all the rage. Even “Downton Abbey” has finally entered the 1920s. So it was only a matter of time until W...
Say the Right Thing
After Angelina Jolie learned she carried a “faulty” BRCA1 gene, which dramatically increases the risk of breast cancer, she had a double mastectomy. By her side was fiance...
LaRoche Finds His Swing
Adam LaRoche’s career is defined by peaks and valleys. Just a month ago, LaRoche was in the midst of a slump that saw the slugger go without a hit in seven consecutive games...
A Trying Time of Year
Pilot season — the arduous, antiquated process by which the broadcast networks order new programming — is a complicated and costly endeavor. Even if a show becomes a serie...
Face Time: Matthew Miele
Documentary filmmaker Matthew Miele admits he never visited Bergdorf Goodman’s — the inimitable luxury department store on Fifth Avenue in New York City — before making ...
Dear Manolo | Fashion
Chic on the Cheap
Manolo, I love your shoe recommendations, but, unfortunately, I’m just a poor working girl who struggles each month to get by. Can you recommend a pair of sandals for me tha...
Black-Tie Bargains Prom season may be over, but wedding season is just revving up (welcome, June bridezillas!). The new Johnny Tuxedo (Johnnytuxedo.co.uk) lets young blokes pl...
Heirlooms, Going Hip
New York interior designers/sisters Hollister and Porter Hovey are in their 30s. But they love to mix antique French chairs, taxidermied birds, oil paintings of ancestors a...