Picture This

Showing her photographs alongside her mother Linda’s, Mary McCartney reveals years of family life—her dad, former Beatle Sir Paul, her sister Stella—as well as celebrity friends like Mick Jagger and Aretha Franklin.

Empty Plates

Lunch was the meal-time of business leaders and inveterate gossips, and for everyone else a necessary break from the desk. But it’s come to be seen—sadly for us all—as a luxury.

Happy 40th!

At a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the release of 'Monty Python and The Holy Grail,' the surviving cast—moderated by HBO's star Brit—gathered to dish war stories, professional and personal.


Hardline policies geared to blanket prohibition of drug use are futile, according to a British journalist returning to public life after a plagiarism scandal detonated his career.


The artist Mel Ramos has painted naked women coming out of bananas, and inside martini glasses. Unsurprisingly his work is not loved by feminists.

Best of British

Personal possessions belonging to Lady Soames, Winston Churchill’s daughter, are up for sale—including signed photographs of Eisenhower, paintings, and a red leather despatch box.


Vivek Nagrani, famous for his socks (George H. W. Bush is a fan), is expanding into men's suits—his empire based in an Upper East Side “batcave,” and on a scorching mistrust of fashion.