For The New York Times Magazine's recent Walking New York issue, the design and photography team created its most ambitious cover to date in a collaboration with artist JR. An image of 20 year-old Elmar Aliyev was printed across 62 strips of paper, pasted onto the street in the early hours of a morning and photographed from a helicopter. Show More Summary
Not everyone gets a regular, stable paycheck. There's a long article in the New York Times Magazine on Even, the startup that tries to help workers with volatile incomes by smoothing out their paychecks. The idea is to average out the amount that a user has coming in, then distribute it in regular chunks. Show More Summary
The era of VR journalism is coming. Just ask the New York Times Magazine. The post How The NY Times Is Sparking the VR Journalism Revolution appeared first on WIRED.
The image itself looks laid back enough — a 20-year-old man in a hoodie and jeans, walking through New York City. Except that this image is 150 feet tall and pasted on a plaza near the Flatiron Building. Cabs and cars flow around him while pedestrians scamper past. This image, created by TED Prize winner JR, [ … ]
Artist JR creates a large-scale mural in Manhattan in this time-lapse posted earlier today by The New York Times. The 150-foot-tall mural, which depicts New York City-based waiter Elmar Aliyev, appears on the cover of this week’s New York Times Magazine. image via The New York Times
Oblivious New Yorkers and a whole lot of wheatpaste make for one of the most compelling magazine covers of recent memory. Earlier this month, workers with the French street artist JR covered a plaza in Manhattan's Flatiron district with a giant, wheatpasted photograph of a guy walking. Show More Summary
It’s like Christmas morning for pedestrian advocates! This week’s New York Times Magazine is all about walking, from the very act of perambulation to all the ways that the city—any city really—is best appreciated on foot. And the cover is a street-scale work of art. Read more...
That prison there—those two triangles—is where the Unabomber, the Oklahoma City bomber, and the underwear bomber are incarcerated. It's the highest-security prison in the country. First of all, have you noticed that the New York Times...Show More Summary
The New York Times is asking New Yorkers to share their stories about walking in New York City for an upcoming issue of The New York Times Magazine. Readers can visit a special map page set up by the Times to mark a specific location, select an image of it from Google Street View, and share […]
As big magazine fans, we’re loving the latest cover of The New York Times Magazine. To get this amazing cover, the artist JR pasted a giant image of a man walking onto Flatiron Plaza and then photographed it from a helicopter. Congrats to all, because this is an early contender for Cover of The Year.
It's become a lazy catchphrase of our generation: "You do you." As the New York Times Magazine put it last month, "In a world where the selfie has become our dominant art form, tautological phrases like 'You do you' and its tribe provide...Show More Summary
Sally Mann on the frightening beauty of her children, in the New York Times Magazine. I find this an especially moving reflection. That’s the critical thing about the family pictures: They were possible only because of the farm, the place. America now hardly has such a thing as privacy, at least not the kind we had at the […]
At the start of True Story, New York Times Magazine writer Michael Finkel (who co-wrote the film, based on his memoir) is caught creating a composite character for a piece on the still-extant African slave trade. At home after his firing and disgrace (upstaged, it turns out, by the revelation... More »
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round features Ad Age taking on The New York Times Magazine. For its latest issue, Ad Age went with a screenshot of the Internet. The Times Mag cover, meanwhile,...Show More Summary
Mary Anne Weaver appeared on today's Morning Joe to discuss her New York Times Magazine cover article "Her Majesty's Jihadists." On the one hand, Weaver paints a striking portrait of the radicalization of young Muslims in the UK, reporting for example that there are more British jihadists than there are Muslims serving in the British military. Show More Summary
Brent White has one of the most finely calibrated senses of humor in Hollywood, and yet you’ve probably never heard of him. New York Times Magazine recently published an in-depth profile of the editor, who got his start in editing comedies in 2000 when he cut the one-season wonder Freaks And Geeks. Show More Summary
Yahoo national political columnist Matt Bai – a former staff writer for Newsweek and The New York Times Magazine – wants to be impressed that Gov. Chris Christie is proposing Social Security reforms as he visits New Hampshire and flirts with a presidential campaign. Show More Summary
The following letter was included in the "The Ethicists" section of the New York Times Magazine:I am a pediatric intensive-care physician. Recently, a colleague of mine, a very good doctor, was taking care of an extremely sick child who was expected to survive at the time of admission but who died. Show More Summary
We might as well get this over with before HRC's announcement of candidacy, and fortunately, Mark Leibovich of the New York Times Magazine has provided a departure point for analysis...
Recommended reading: this brilliant and thorough profile of Toni Morrison from the New York Times Magazine, complete with a video of Morrison reading from her upcoming novel, God Help the Child.