A Conversation With Joe DanteWhy the Gremlins director’s new horror movie took three years to make it to theaters—even though it’s great.
The New New DealPresident Obama’s stimulus has been an astonishing, and unrecognized, success, argues Michael Grunwald.
A Conversation With Lena DunhamMeghan O’Rourke talks with the creator of Girls about the first season, high-school teachers, and being surprised by controversy.
A Conversation With Aubrey PlazaThe Safety Not Guaranteed star on internships, mental illness, and the metaphorical meaning of the hand job.
Joan’s Cleavage, Betty’s Derby Day Dress, and Pete’s Madras SuitAn interview with Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant.
Return to The War RoomA conversation with Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker as the classic campaign doc joins the Criterion Collection.
Questions for Bronson Pinchot“Dear God, let me find some bird-crap-colored wood,” and other words of wisdom from the home-renovation devotee.
Questions for Gina CaranoThe former MMA champion talks about her starring role in Haywire, her only loss in the cage, and how she got her American Gladiator nickname "Crush."
Questions for Jeffrey EugenidesThe author of The Marriage Plot discusses his new novel, the character that's not based on David Foster Wallace, and why he works in a windowless room.
Questions for Anjelica HustonThe Oscar winner talks about memoir writing, roles for women, and her storied family.
Questions for Catherine HakimThe author of Erotic Capital: The Power of Attraction in the Boardroom and the Bedroom on why women should be using their sex appeal to get ahead.
A Conversation With Terence WinterThe Boardwalk Empire showrunner on Season 3, Nucky’s pathology, and the Sopranos connection.
A Conversation With Lena Dunham, Part 2Meghan O’Rourke talks with the creator of Girls about the season finale, Sex and the City, and why Shoshanna is like that.
A Conversation With Matthew WeinerThe Mad Men creator on the season finale, Joan's big decision, and how Pete Campbell takes a punch.
Alexis Bledel Talks Mad MenThe Gilmore Girls actress on her unstable character and Pete Campbell’s confused passion.
A Conversation With Armando IannucciThe creator of Veep on fear, comedy, and the myopia of the powerful.
A Conversation With Matthew WeinerThe Mad Men master talks about Peggy’s evolution, Betty the bad mom, and Flashdance.
Questions for Tim Heidecker and Eric WareheimThe comedy duo behind Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie talk about the creepy old men of their youth, not fitting in at film school, and their favorite fan art.
Questions for John MulaneyThe Saturday Night Live writer talks about his stand-up special, New in Town.
Questions for Roz ChastThe New Yorker cartoonist talks about missing Manhattan and why she hates superheroes, elevators, carnivals, hammerheads …
Questions for Laura DernThe Enlightened star talks about dragging David Lynch back to directing, transcendental meditation, and the possibility of Jurassic Park 4.
Questions for Mary TimonyThe Wild Flag singer and guitarist talks about the band's debut album, the perils of wearing a bear mask, and the virtues of Guitar Hero.
Questions for Patricia MarxThe former Saturday Night Live writer talks about her novel Starting From Happy and how to draw lingerie.