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Don’t Say Gay • What do laws banning the discussion of sexuality and gender in schools do to the kids they’re supposed to protect?
Yes You Can! • Some taste just like the real thing. Others are even tastier and more fun than traditional mixed drinks. Here’s why it’s time to pop the top on the delicious new world of canned cocktails.
A Virtuoso Chef Whose Time Has Come • At Tatiana, Kwame Onwuachi has drawn inspiration from New York City’s history, and his own roots, to create one of America’s best Afro-Caribbean restaurants—and Manhattan’s hottest reservation
Grab and Go • The secret to a smooth trip? Find a luggage setup that suits your style. Here are three personal favorites from a few of our most traveled staffers.
The Mud Club • Belstaff’s iconic Trialmaster jacket blends form and function—even in the worst of the worst conditions
AIR APPARENT • The venerable Zenith Pilot roars into the future
MY BLUE SUEDE SHOES • When I finally said, “Fuck it,” I realized I could rock the Wallabees I’d always wanted to wear
HOOP DREAMS • The easiest of earrings is simple, subtle, and always in style
The Refresh: Spring • A new season calls for a new grooming routine. Here, we walk you through the best ways to prep your skin, hair, and body for the warm weather ahead. From antioxidants that safeguard skin cells to sunscreens for your face and your hair, here’s how to ditch the heavy stuff, protect yourself, and stay happy and comfortable until it’s time to switch things up again. Take notes.
TICKET FROM THE CRYPT • Staggering zombielike toward 2024, the GOP is cursed with a presidential front-runner whose influence has waned. But he still has his Republican challengers jumping at shadows.
IT’S LATER THAN YOU THINK • When I was young and beautiful, I would mooch drinks off lonely older guys. These days, alas, I’m buying.
DEAR JUSTICE • A letter to my daughter upon her college graduation
slow burn • After years of grinding away at his acting career, Pedro Pascal is enjoying sudden fame and near-universal adulation thanks to his dual that’s coming next.
destination nowheresville, u.s.a. • The perfect American road trip isn’t just about where; it’s about why. Understanding this country more deeply, grappling with its flaws, but also seeing—literally—what makes it so beautiful. There are the expected expanses of natural wonder. Then there are the surprises: a ghost town in Utah, say, and the wild friends you meet there.
so you want to own a ghost town? • Great idea! But what should you know before buying a ghost town? We tapped Elihu Rubin, a professor at the Yale School of Architecture who teaches a seminar literally called Ghost Towns—sign us up!—to tell us what we might expect.
the best NEW hotels 2023 • From a ranch in Napa Valley to a wellness retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico, here are the places where checking in could CHANGE YOUR VIEW OF THE WORLD
charm school • At Hermès, longtime menswear designer Véronique Nichanian lays out a vision of intelligent luxury that doesn’t take itself too seriously
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Power Moves • After six years playing the heir unapparent on HBO’s Succession, Kieran Culkin is ready to say goodbye to everything but the suits.
GUNSAPALOOZA! • AT THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MACHINE-GUN SHOOT, A COMMUNITY OF HARDCORE FOREVER BY THEIR SHARED PASSION: BLASTING AWAY WITH...