How this garish coat ended up making cameos in every Chelsea Players show in Norwich for 20 years

Ken Lamothe in the iconic jacket (Dana Jensen/The Day)

“It’s like Alfred Hitchcock doing cameos in all of his movies."

'I stuck out like a chubby gay thumb': Isaac Mizrahi on his childhood amd escape

In his new book, Isaac Mizrahi, shown in New York in November, talks about childhood and the struggle to fit in. (Evan Agostini, Invision/AP)

Nn warm, witty and conversational prose, the designer shares the trials of growing up in a Syrian-Jewish community in Brooklyn and shows us how he forged his way out to become a widely known name in the world of fashion.

Greg Iles bounced back from a car crash with a monumental trilogy. He's not done.

Cemetery Road

The re-emergence of Greg Iles was one of the more heartening literary events of recent years.

All about new albums by Stephen Malkmus; Karen O & Danger Mouse

The Pavement frontman goes solo and electro.

Jimmie Allen is a reflection of a new country music world

Jimmie Allen (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Jimmie Allen is normalizing the idea that country doesn't necessarily mean Southern or white

Tech and friendship at heart of Broadway's 'Be More Chill'

The cast of the musical

Modern technology and an old-school friendship are at the heart of the youthful Broadway musical 'Be More Chill'




The value of listening

Before I met my wife, I wanted to learn foreign languages in order to, well, meet foreign women.

Rick's List — History of Spring Break, Part One Edition

I'm always amazed by any scholar who has the confidence and skill to write a history book. A history of anything, really, although presumably the tome should have some gravitas. While I'm sure the "The History of Laminate Shelving in Functional...