Ever heard of ayahuasca? It's an ancient medicinal plant that has become trendy of late. It's not uncommon to overhear ladies at Soho House discussing their transcendental experience with the substance, which is consumed as a thick, almost chocolatey tea and comes from the Amazon, where it has been ... More >>
And bridge-and-tunnel people! And men in suits! And they've done cartwheels to weed out that element. But come on, people. (A) Everyone has to come from somewhere. (And I happen to come from Brooklyn myself, so who am I to talk? I was one of those B&T's who helped fill Studio 54 every night.) (B ... More >>
Imagine you had an alternate reality in which everything was "luxury." You'd drive a luxury car instead of taking an average to shitty non-luxury subway, live in a luxury apartment, wear luxury clothes, eat in luxury restaurants, be named whatever your name is but with "luxury" in front, and ... More >>
This post is basically going to write itself, but hoo boy, Matt Gross' breathless feature on the Ace Hotel in the Times Styles section this weekend is a doozy. It's a portrait of arch-hipness that is so complete and detailed as to be an achievement in its field. There's a lot to unpack here.
Nicholas Brooks, who the New York Post keeps reminding us is a hard-partying stoner and the "son of accused serial-raping Oscar-winning composer Joe Brooks" whenever they mention his name (why not also mention "questionable facial hair"?), has been indicted in the death of his ex-girlfriend, ... More >>