The Modern Love Podcast: 10 Episodes to Binge Through the Holidays

Listen and subscribe to Modern LoveApple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher By The Modern Love Team The Modern Love podcast got a revamp this year, with two new hosts and a fresh sound produced entirely by The New York Times. And, of course, there were new stories to tell. Some were unique to the moment…

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Stella Tennant, Aristocratic Model, Is Dead at 50

Stella Tennant, the unimpeachably aristocratic model and inspiration to designers like Karl Lagerfeld and Gianni Versace, died suddenly on Tuesday, five days after her 50th birthday. Her death was announced in a statement by her family. The cause of death was not given. Police reports noted no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death, according to the…

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The Evictions Are Coming in NY and Housing Activists Are Ready

Housing activists in New York have spent much of the year preparing for the end of it. Tenant evictions have been halted or delayed by coronavirus relief measures, for the most part, until January 2021. If those measures are allowed to expire — or aren’t extended — it could mean the displacement of thousands of…

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Pfizer Seals Deal With US for 100 Million More Vaccine Doses

The Trump administration and Pfizer announced a deal on Wednesday for the pharmaceutical company to provide an additional 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine by the end of July, easing a potential shortage. The agreement, along with orders for another vaccine made by Moderna, means the United States has now secured commitments for enough…

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Modern Love Podcast: What the Silence Said

I never thought that I’d be like trying to approximate these feelings again for a podcast. Anyway, so OK — Mmm. Thank you for that. No, in some ways, it was like this false missile alert was like a stress test on your relationship. So it was a false alarm for the missile. But it…

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At Home’s Best of 2020

Welcome. It’s the time of year when “best of” lists proliferate, when critics look back on the previous 12 months and select their favorite stuff. The Times’s critics’ 2020 lists are splendid; I’ve already tracked down most of Manohla Dargis’s film picks and a bunch of the best podcasts and have them all ready to…

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The Hotels Reimagining Their Rooms as Stylish Work Spaces

For some people fortunate enough to be working from home during the pandemic, forgoing a commute and sending emails from the living room has been a surprisingly welcome adjustment. For others — especially those sharing small spaces with loved ones — not so much. Where can you take a call when every room in your…

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2020 in Animal News

It was a rough year for Homo sapiens. The coronavirus pandemic highlighted our vulnerabilities in a natural world that is constantly changing. Many were pushed to find new levels of resolve and creativity to survive. While humans quarantined, birds, bugs, fish and mammals put their own ingenuity on display. The year 2020 was when murder…

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What We Know About Clubhouse’s App Influencer Program

Nearly every social media platform has turned its top users into stars: YouTubers, Viners, Dubsmashers, TikTokers, even LinkedIn influencers. Now, Clubhouse, an audio-only app that built its name with tech investors before expanding into entertainment, is trying to cultivate its own local celebrities. The app is testing an invite-only “Creator Pilot Program” with more than…

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Supermodel Stella Tennant Has Died at 50

David M. BenettGetty Images British supermodel Stella Tennant died suddenly on Tuesday, five days after her 50th birthday on December 17, her family confirmed. «It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020,» the family wrote in a statement, according to The Guardian. «Stella was a wonderful…

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