A Conversation with Platon
An interview with Platon, who photographed this issue's cover with Rand Paul, discussing the experience, his art, plus various portraits throughout.
Why Bookish and other recommendation engines fall short
Why Bookish and other recommendation engines fall short.
For the past twenty-plus years, The Martha Stewart Empire (not its real name, of course, but who doesn’t think of it that way?)—led by their taupe pant-suited leader—has dutifully monitored the cult of domesticity. The media has gleefully followed Martha’s ups and downs. With recent news of major financial blunders, Martha Stewart may be down, but don’t count her out.
How to pan the great works of literature on Amazon? Meet the five varieties of one-star amateur reviewer:
Since the launch of her blog, Style Rookie, in 2008, now-15-year-old Tavi Gevinson has mutated from little girl in dress-up clothes to media darling modeling couture, and the whole world, strangely, appears to be watching. A profile in The New Yorker and another in this week’s New York Times Magazine, various gigs shilling for fashion magazines, and a multitude of infatuated bloggers have made Tavi a household name despite, or perhaps because of, her tender age and relative inexperience.