• Miss Piggy and Alice Cooper on the set of Jim Henson’s The Muppet Show, 1978. Photo: David Dagley/Shutterstock.

    PRINT March 2020

    Jaimie Warren

    Jaimie Warren is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist and a cocreator of the community arts project Whoop Dee Doo. “The Miracle,” her first institutional solo show in New York, is currently on view at Pioneer Works and will culminate in a large-scale Exorcist-themed musical on April 4 and 11.

  • Promotional poster (detail) for Paul Terry’s cartoon Mighty Mouse, ca. 1940s.

    PRINT February 2020

    Annie Dorsen

    Annie Dorsen is a writer and director for performance. Her most recent project, Infinite Sun, is an algorithmic sound installation that was commissioned for the 2019 Sharjah Biennial. Previous performance projects, such as The Great Outdoors, 2017; Yesterday Tomorrow, 2015; and A Piece of Work, 2013, have been widely presented across the United States and abroad. She is also the recipient of numerous awards, including a 2019 MacArthur Fellowship. 


  • Noura Erakat, 2018. Photo: Ike Edeani.

    PRINT January 2020


    Joey La Neve DeFrancesco is a musician, historian, and organizer based in Providence, Rhode Island, whose performances combine dance, punk, and drag. She will tour North America and Europe with her latest record, The Vital Cord (self-released, 2020), throughout the year.

  • Product shot for Floss Editions’ “Sappho Hat,” 2019.

    PRINT November 2019


    Juliana Spahr is a poet. Her most recent book, Du Bois’s Telegram (Harvard University Press, 2018), is about literature and politics. She lives in Berkeley, California.

  • PRINT September 2019

    Institute of Queer Ecology

    Nicolas Baird, Lee Pivnik, and Jake Sillen write on behalf of the Institute of Queer Ecology (IQECO), a collaborative, decentralized organism that works to imagine and realize an equitable multispecies future. With programming that ranges from exhibitions, artwork, and publications to direct community actions, IQECO lays the groundwork for a (bio)diverse utopia.

  • PRINT May 2019

    Ottessa Moshfegh

    Ottessa Moshfegh is a fiction writer from Boston. Her most recent novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation (Penguin, 2018), is about a woman who tries to hibernate. She also writes essays and screenplays. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • PRINT April 2019

    Raf Simons

    Raf Simons is a fashion designer based in Antwerp. His positions have included those of creative director of Jil Sander (2005–12), artistic director of Christian Dior (2012–16), and chief creative officer of Calvin Klein (2016–18). He continues to design for his eponymous label, Raf Simons, which he founded in 1995.

  • PRINT March 2019

    Gabriel Held

    Gabriel Held is a New York–based stylist, vintage dealer, and fashion historian with an expertise spanning Hollywood, art, hip-hop, and the more obscure corners of popular culture. His clients include model Bella Hadid, rap artist Lil’ Kim, and media personality Paris Hilton. Since 2013, he has served on the board of the foundation preserving the legacy of his grandfather Al Held.

  • PRINT February 2019

    Precious Okoyomon

    Precious Okoyomon is a poet and artist based in Brooklyn. Her book of poems But Did You Die? is forthcoming from Birds, LLC, this year.

  • PRINT January 2019

    Tod Lippy

    Tod Lippy is an artist, designer, editor, writer, and curator based in Brooklyn. He is the creator of the nonprofit arts publication Esopus (2003–2018) and executive director of the Esopus Foundation.

  • Baby Grande, 1976. Photo: Stan Kadlo.

    PRINT December 2018

    Polly Watson

    1 BABY GRANDE, 1975–77 (HoZac) Chicago’s HoZac Records specializes in glammy power pop—modern (Mama, Velveteen Rabbit) and master-level (check out the incredible Julian Leal!). This album of previously unreleased tracks finds the Church’s Steve Kilbey and Peter Koppes wasting their pre–Blurred Crusade (1982) talent on derivative, stomping glam, and it is fucking AMAZING!

    2 SNAIL MAIL, LUSH (Matador) Just this year, Sunflower Bean’s twenty-two-year-old Julia Cumming sang of her age as being one at which a woman is viewed as “busted and used.” Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan, at nineteen, probably

  • PRINT November 2018


    DonChristian is a New York-based artist, musician, and teacher. He creates videos, public murals, and time- and music-based performances. He has shown work at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA PS1, and the New Museum. He is also touring his debut album, Where There’s Smoke (2018), throughout Europe and North America.