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You might have seen Haley Mlotek’s byline in nearly every publication that matters—The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Village Voice, even in the pages of this very magazine. If you’ve read it, Mlotek has probably written for it. Her writing occupies that genre-less space; it’s not quite strictly personal, not entirely journalistic. Her voice is distinct, even if she’s not writing about herself. When you read one of her pieces,...
Ricky D’Ambrose’s most recent short film, Six Cents in the Pocket, was made as a technical exercise: an attempt to work out some ideas about composition and editing, and to practice working out a distinct aesthetic on a shoestring budget. It ended up screening at last fall’s New York Film Festival, and was called “revelatory” by the New Yorker’s Richard Brody. The fourteen-minute film nominally concerns a house-sitter’s lonely errands, but consists largely of wild...
Originally hailing from Tokyo, and now residing in Clinton Hill, Kei Meguro, 29, is living her own version of the American Dream. Starting in 2013 (she worked as a full-time graphic designer until then) she’s been a full-time illustrator, her own boss, and one of the preeminent follows on Instagram. If you’re one of the 235,000 of them, chances are you’ve seen her illustrations—commissioned or not—of Cara Delevingne, Conor McGregor, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson,...
Many young people who write amusing things on the Internet have a similar goal: to get that precious New Yorker byline or to leave the media world entirely and write for television. Hallie Cantor has done both, with her writing regularly appearing in the venerable magazine’s “Shouts and Murmurs” section and having worked on the writing team on the sketch series Inside Amy Schumer and Maya & Marty. Cantor’s best work pokes fun at the indignities of young womanhood...

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