Japanese artist Azuma Makoto turns deconstructed floristry into fine art.
The New Dawn of New Age
How the consciousness-raising movement emerged from the margins to become a predominant force in American pop culture—and where the light might shine next.
Friends with Benefits: Whitney, Sinkane, Rhys Darby, and More on the Year that Was
Our pals from the worlds of music, film, and TV offer their lists for the best of the year.
In Conversation: Thomas Dolby Drops Science Like Galileo Dropped the Orange
After pop stardom, the “She Blinded Me with Science” singer set his sights on the intersection of music and technology.
FLOOD Presents The Year in Art and Culture
Media’s boundaries are more porous than ever, and great artwork abounds. So does weirdness.
Breaking: Polly Wales
Besting Tiffany’s and Ivanka Trump at their own game is just another jewel in the crown of the LA-based maker.
2016 Holiday Gift Guide
At this point, we’ll take any excuse to celebrate.
Sci-Fidelity: The Future Dreams of Daveed Diggs
True to his past, living in the present, and crafting visions of the future, Daveed Diggs travels through time—and wishes for more of it—on a mission to redefine “normal.”
Green Skies Over Red Seas: A Conversation with Luke Healy, Author of “How to Survive in the North”
The graphic novelist talks about his first book, out this month from Nobrow, and shares a few pages.
Oil City Lights: How Houston’s Day for Night is Putting the “Arts” in “Music and Arts Festival”
The Gulf Coast humidity means things often get melded in Houston, but one gathering is blurring the line between music festival and art installation in a new way.
Sex, Death, and Suffering: A Conversation with Julia Gfrörer, Author of “Laid Waste”
The graphic novelist talks about her latest book, out this month from Fantagraphics, and shares exclusive pages.
Drinks With Ace Hotel New Orleans: Five Cocktails from the Hotel’s Four Bars
Like a New Orleans hotel is only gonna have one bar.
Still Tenacious After All D’s Years
Jack Black and Kyle Gass—a.k.a. JB and KG, a.k.a. Jables and Rage—talk Festival Supreme and twenty years of The D.
Breaking: Elsa Hansen
This isn’t your grandmother’s cross-stitching. Unless your grandmother has a thing for Paul Thomas Anderson and has sold work to Ai Weiwei.
Breaking: Liza Treyger
With appearances on “Chelsea Lately” and “Horace and Pete”—plus her own Comedy Central special—the New York-via-Chicago comedian is ready to greet the world—if she can get up on time.
Under The Influence: Jonathan Lethem
The author of “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Fortress of Solitude” on the inspiration behind his new novel, “A Gambler’s Anatomy.”
Entertaining Complaining: Kyle Kinane’s “Loose in Chicago”
The Windy City–bred, LA-based comedian takes on the joys of concealed carry and Laotian honeymoons in his new Comedy Central special.
East of Feedin’: The EastSide Food Festival Offers a Slice of Home, Wherever That May Be
For the third edition of the LA foodie takeover, a friendly frenzy was prompted in the partakers’ own personal paradise.