Jessica Chastain to Star as Marilyn Monroe in “Emotional Nightmare Fairy-Tale” Film
RIP Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Photograph by Helmut Newton.

RIP Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Photograph by Helmut Newton.

From Vanity Fair’s Snowden Exclusive: A Tense Few Days in Hong Kong
Inside a hotel room in Hong Kong, Edward Snowden shared secrets with journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Ewen MacAskill—and then disappeared.
Read more here.

From Vanity Fair’s Snowden Exclusive: A Tense Few Days in Hong Kong

Inside a hotel room in Hong Kong, Edward Snowden shared secrets with journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Ewen MacAskill—and then disappeared.

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.

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.

Kate Middleton Attended A Wedding To Find Someone Else Wearing The Same Outfit
We can only assume this wedding guest who wore the same outfit as Kate Middleton is now in witness protection.

Kate Middleton Attended A Wedding To Find Someone Else Wearing The Same Outfit

We can only assume this wedding guest who wore the same outfit as Kate Middleton is now in witness protection.

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Doing the math today, you can see that Russia remains frozen in time—and its leaders free to hallucinate.

The swaggering leader’s aggressive moves distract Russiansand the rest of us€”from the grave problems plaguing his population. Maureen Orth reports.

“I’ve never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.”

Clarence Darrow

Liberté! Egalité! Fatigué! 
Could France be losing its panache, its je ne sais quoi? A. A. GIll reports. 
Illustration by Barry Blitt. 

Liberté! Egalité! Fatigué!

Could France be losing its panache, its je ne sais quoi? A. A. GIll reports. 

Illustration by Barry Blitt. 

Olympic Skate Fight!
World in Uproar Over Ladies Figure Skating Results; Sochi Bear Resigns

Olympic Skate Fight!

World in Uproar Over Ladies Figure Skating Results; Sochi Bear Resigns