Too Rich, Too Thin, Too Tall?
As shadows creep across Central Park, Paul Goldberger looks at the construction, architecture, and marketing of new super-luxury, high-rise condos, gauging their effect on New York City’s future—and its skyline. Read the story here.
Photograph by Stephen Wilkes. 

Too Rich, Too Thin, Too Tall?

As shadows creep across Central Park, Paul Goldberger looks at the construction, architecture, and marketing of new super-luxury, high-rise condos, gauging their effect on New York City’s futureand its skyline. Read the story here.

Photograph by Stephen Wilkes. 

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World | Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka
Photograph by Williams and Hirakawa. 
Snowden Speaks | A Vanity Fair Exclusive
“Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away, because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating,” former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden tells Vanity Fair about his motivation for leaking tens of thousands of secret documents. “But there’s a limit to the amount of incivility and inequality and inhumanity that each individual can tolerate. I crossed that line. And I’m no longer alone.”
Snowden’s extensive response is part of a 20,000-word narrative in Vanity Fair’s May issue, by special correspondent Bryan Burrough and contributing editors Suzanna Andrews and Sarah Ellison. The article is the first comprehensive account—bolstered by interviews with dozens of key players—providing an inside look at how a geeky dropout from the Maryland suburbs found himself alone in a Hong Kong hotel room, releasing some of America’s most carefully guarded secrets to the world.
Read more here.

Snowden Speaks | A Vanity Fair Exclusive

“Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away, because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating,” former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden tells Vanity Fair about his motivation for leaking tens of thousands of secret documents. “But there’s a limit to the amount of incivility and inequality and inhumanity that each individual can tolerate. I crossed that line. And I’m no longer alone.”

Snowden’s extensive response is part of a 20,000-word narrative in Vanity Fair’s May issue, by special correspondent Bryan Burrough and contributing editors Suzanna Andrews and Sarah Ellison. The article is the first comprehensive account—bolstered by interviews with dozens of key players—providing an inside look at how a geeky dropout from the Maryland suburbs found himself alone in a Hong Kong hotel room, releasing some of America’s most carefully guarded secrets to the world.

Read more here.

Scarlett Johansson | Vanity Fair, May 2014
Mickey Rooney Blew Through Wives and Fortunes, but God, What a Talent!
“He was the great Hollywood story, the original Hollywood train wreck, and the most genius of actors; Laurence Olivier called him the best ever. And now he’s gone.” -Nancy Jo Sales
Photograph by Herb Ritts. 

Mickey Rooney Blew Through Wives and Fortunes, but God, What a Talent!

“He was the great Hollywood story, the original Hollywood train wreck, and the most genius of actors; Laurence Olivier called him the best ever. And now he’s gone.” -Nancy Jo Sales

Photograph by Herb Ritts. 

“Look, I come from vaudeville, I come from burlesque, I come from heartaches, I come from sadness, I come from gladness, I come from work and sweat and respect for the craft.”

Mickey Rooney, 1920-2014

R.I.P. Mickey Rooney
The legendary actor—the only one who racked up movie credits in 10 different decades—passed away at the age of 93. 

R.I.P. Mickey Rooney

The legendary actorthe only one who racked up movie credits in 10 different decadespassed away at the age of 93. 

Emma Watson looking ethereal in Ralph Lauren.
See this week’s Style Icons, including Kate Upton, Elisabeth Moss, and more here. 

Emma Watson looking ethereal in Ralph Lauren.

See this week’s Style Icons, including Kate Upton, Elisabeth Moss, and more here

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Happy Birthday, Marlon Brando!
The legendary actor would have been 90 today. 
(Photo: Getty)

Happy Birthday, Marlon Brando!

The legendary actor would have been 90 today. 

(Photo: Getty)