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Lili Taylor and Janeane Garofalo Are Our Perma-Crushes
The Gen-X icons on their career trajectories, returning to their 20s, and costarring in Marvin's Room on Broadway.
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Whispertown's Morgan Nagler Rediscovers Her Voice
The musician and actress talks with Lenny about Whispertown's next album, life without insurance, and her enduring capacity for optimism.
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Playwright Paula Vogel on the Myth of Angry Feminism
How a desire to change the world comes from a place of love, not rage.
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Lit Thursday: How to Behave in a Crowd
Six French siblings over-analyze their bright futures in Camille Bordas's debut novel in English.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Kris Jenner," Episode 10
This week's guest is Kris Jenner.
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Revisiting "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie"
On Alanis Morisette's underrated follow-up to 1995's Jagged Little Pill.
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Chris Kraus: Beyond "I Love Dick"
The I Love Dick writer talks about her new biography of Kathy Acker and more.
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Lit Thursday: Read an Excerpt from Chris Kraus's New Book
The I Love Dick author chronicles the life of experimental writer and performance artist Kathy Acker in her latest book, After Kathy Acker.
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How to Choose Your Ideal Summer Wine
Discover a whole new world beyond rosé.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Crissle West," Episode 9
This week's guest is The Read's Crissle West.
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The B-Girls: The Greatest Band That Never Was
The B-Girls opened for The Clash, and counted Debbie Harry as a fan — so how come they didn't make it?
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Lorraine O'Grady: From Bureaucrat to Rock Critic to World-Renowned Artist
An interview with the category-defying artist and writer.
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Lit Thursday: Get a Sneak Peak of the First Book in the Lenny Imprint
An excerpt from Jenny Zhang's forthcoming story collection, Sour Heart.
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Never Before with Janet Mock: "Joanne the Scammer," Episode 8
This week's guest is Branden Miller, a.k.a. Joanne the Scammer.
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The Seductive Pleasures of Author Sybille Bedford
An ode to the British writer's 1989 biographical novel Jigsaw.
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How Rape Was Used as a Weapon During the Revolutionary War
"They threatened to poison the girls, to run a bayonet through their hearts."
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I Got a Rapper to Take Me to McDonald's in His Limo
Novelist Danzy Senna on her chance meeting with Doug E. Fresh after a 1985 concert.
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Music Monday: Briana Marela on the Many Truths of Love
The singer-songwriter opens up about her new record Call It Love. Plus, we premiere the song "Feel What I Feel."
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The Lenny Imprint's Jenny Zhang Is on a Weird Journey All Her Own
Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner, and author Jenny Zhang on Sour Heart, the debut book on the Lenny imprint.
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Lit Thursday: Your Father's Sex Doll Is Your New Roommate
Read the first chapter of Alissa Nutting's new book, Made for Love, out now.
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