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Making Peace with My Summer Neighbor

A new roof leads to a new understanding.

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When Pete Hamill Was the Editor of the New York Daily News

Pete Hamill.

When the newsroom rumors began to circulate that Hamill was on thin ice, the staff put together a petition demanding that he remain. The publishers were unimpressed.

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What to Stream: “The Well,” a Daring Drama About a Race Riot in a Small Town

Two men hold a woman back.

The film, about a community’s response to the disappearance of a five-year-old Black girl, highlights American crises with dramatic audacity.

August 5, 2020

Review: Seth Rogen’s Empty Ethics in “An American Pickle”

A younger and older character, both played by Seth Rogen, sit across a table.

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址The sentimental fantasy of generational conflict and an immigrant’s struggles, starring Rogen in a double role, strains to achieve a reconciliation with the recent cultural past.

August 4, 2020

Hear Me Out: Hot-Dog Salad

Five raw hot dogs.

Hot dogs and hamburgers are so simple to cook and yet so strangely difficult to repurpose as leftovers.

August 4, 2020

The Ongoing Relevance of “Norma Rae”

Sally Fields and Barbara Baxley in the film Norma Rae standing in the factory

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址Viewed today, the 1979 movie, starring Sally Field, is most striking in its suggestion that no struggle can take place alone.

August 4, 2020
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The Critics

Rethinking the Science of Skin

Buttocks and arm.

What is all the scrubbing, soaping, moisturizing, and deodorizing really doing for the body’s largest organ?

Joseph McCarthy and the Force of Political Falsehoods

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McCarthy never sent a single “subversive” to jail, but, decades later, the spirit of his conspiracy-mongering endures.

American Tragedy and Comedy, Streaming on YouTube

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“The Line,” a play of communal horror, follows health-care workers battling COVID2020欧洲杯体育在线网址-19, and Hannibal Buress’s new special turns a police encounter into comedy and catharsis.

The Rallying Cry in Pop Smoke’s Posthumous Album

Pop Smoke

On “Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon,” the charismatic New York rapper, who was killed in February, sounds like a young man exploring all his possibilities.

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The Return of the Drive-In

Drive in movie theatre.

With New York movie theatres closed, drive-ins, including the Warwick, upstate, and the Skyline, in Greenpoint, are thriving, offering familiar films and such new releases as “Relic” and “She Dies Tomorrow.”

The Picnic Baskets of the Pandemic

Food on striped tablecloth.

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址Bubby’s craggy fried chicken, Café Kitsuné’s frilly ham and Gruyère on baguettes, Otaku Katsu’s sando set, and more blanket-ready fare.

Eye-Catching Art for an Unprecedented Summer, in “Monuments Now”

Jeffrey Gibson at Socrates Park

The outdoor exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park includes Jeffrey Gibson’s kaleidoscopic ziggurat “Because Once You Enter My House, It Becomes Our House,” performances by indigenous American artists, and more.

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Two young people on swings.
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Tyler Mitchell’s Redefining Portraits

Mitchell’s images introduce a dazzling new narrative about Black beauty and desire, embracing themes of the past and creating fictionalized moments of the imagined future.

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Podcasts

The Power of Police Unions

Rows of police officers with their backs turned against a politician.

William Finnegan on what the repeal of an arcane law reveals about the conflict among police, protesters, and politicians. Plus, an interview with the mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot.

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2020欧洲杯体育在线网址A Film Recounts the Imbalances of Obsession

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址In “The Song Is You,” the rarefied air of the art world serves as a backdrop for the complicated relationship between a would-be stalker and the couple she is following.