November 1, 2017

The Last of Joan Rivers

Say what you want about Joan Rivers, but she always had impeccable timing. In a kind of cosmic joke she would have been the first to […]
June 8, 2017

Unbuttoned: A Primer on Power Dressing From ‘House of Cards’

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN It was the black outfit in Episode 1 that made me sit up in surprise. That is to say, the black outfit […]
June 8, 2017

Cover Story: Aziz Ansari Is Still Searching

Last December at the wrap party for the second season of “Master of None,” the show’s star and co-creator, Aziz Ansari, addressed the cast and crew. […]
May 5, 2017

The Return of Kyle MacLachlan (and Agent Cooper)

Welcome to a celebrity profile in which you learn almost nothing about the project the subject is promoting. As your tour guide, I do apologize. So […]
April 1, 2017

Encounters: Siblings Who Share a Sense of Humor, Not Just Genes

Encounters By ALEX BHATTACHARJI LOS ANGELES — “‘Get Out’ is totally about our family!” Chelsea Peretti, the stand-up comic, actress and writer, said as she punched […]
December 17, 2016

The Year in Style 2016: No One Tells Megyn Kelly What to Wear

The Year in Style 2016 By VANESSA FRIEDMAN Megyn Kelly — breakout star of the 2016 presidential campaign, anchor of the “The Kelly File” on Fox […]
November 7, 2016

Night Out: Grandma, Grandson … Colleagues

Night Out By KATHERINE ROSMAN If you have not, over the course of the last six decades, tuned in to various public television stations to watch […]
October 27, 2016

Fans Flock to Town That Inspired ‘Gilmore Girls’

WASHINGTON, Conn. — In 1999, a television writer named Amy Sherman-Palladino vacationed at the Mayflower Grace, a five-star inn built high on a hill here. In […]
October 8, 2016

Future Tense: Awkward Sex, Onscreen and Off

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE Perhaps you’ve seen the new TV series whose pilot episode begins this way: A man and a woman are having sex, […]
October 6, 2016

Party Coverage: Scene City: Sarah Jessica Parker, Molly Shannon and Jerry Seinfeld at HBO’s Premiere of ‘Divorce’

Party Coverage: Scene City By ALEX WILLIAMS There was Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sex and the City”) huddling with Matthew Broderick (“Election”), as guests tucked into plates […]