After a chance encounter in Brazil, Johann Zillinger became one of the world’s most prolific wildlife smugglers. Three decades and two prison stints later, he says he has gone straight.
The return offers started coming when videos of Tyson sparring at age 54 gained steam online. They landed on a bout with Roy Jones Jr., another champion from long ago.
“Racist ideas continue to shape our consciousness.”
The 23-year-old Maryland rapper has built a cult following with her mixtapes of playful but bruising scream-rap. Now she’s releasing her major-label debut.
The documentary, directed by Alex Winter, portrays the musician and composer Frank Zappa as a sort of noble.
Arch Manning, 16, nephew of Peyton and Eli, has a protective family to steer him from the perils of fame and expectation. And a grandfather, Archie, who texts him reminders to “have fun.”
Nilay Patel and The Verge are still reviewing gadgets and covering an industry, but with cameos from a Halloween-loving 2-year-old.
The actress stars opposite Mackenzie Davis for a bit of Christmas comfort, with a queer twist, from director Clea DuVall and her “Veep” pal Mary Holland.
An assessment of the former mayor, who died on Monday, reveals how he nourished innovation and laid founding stones for a modern city.
From trade and sanctions to tax policy and financial regulation, the former Fed chair will be at the center of the new administration’s agenda.
The former mayor was remembered as a mentor who inspired Black leaders to run for office and began to bring down the crime rate.
The documentary “Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” shines a spotlight on Ms. Allen and her academy as it prepares for the holiday classic.
The couple find themselves collaborating at the dinner table or over breakfast on projects like their new HBO Max movie.
The 19th-century Brooklyn brownstone where Jad Abumrad, Karla Murthy and their sons live has been through two renovations and lots of redecorating.
The actress may be nearing the end as Melania Trump on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” but she has plenty of other projects and passions to keep her busy.
Protests over police brutality inspired the composer Joseph C. Phillips Jr. to write “The Grey Land,” a mono-opera.
Wil S. Hylton’s cousin was his hero. Until the day that cousin tried to kill him.
Lynn Conway was one of the company’s most promising young computer engineers but after confiding to supervisors that she was transgender, they fired her.
Simon Gronowski escaped the Nazis as a child and went on to write and speak widely about his experiences. In April, he began brightening lives by playing jazz tunes from his apartment window.
For his second feature, Ashe, the writer and director of the Amazon film, was influenced by the photographer Gordon Parks and the singer Nancy Wilson.
The actress, who stars in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” shared her essentials ahead of the show’s final season.
The artist’s new body of work depicts life outside of the city, in a rural idyll free of the white gaze.
The creator of Humans of New York went global in his new best seller. Now that we have to stay local, his perspective is more galvanizing than ever.
Zenat Begum is into self-care, which includes burning incense, setting intentions and binge-watching ‘Girlfriends.’
The actress takes on the role of the British activist Altheia Jones-LeCointe in Steve McQueen’s series for Amazon. The experience has proved to be an education.
After 81 years — and in the midst of a pandemic — Hemlock Hill Farm in New York is finally hitting its stride.
The new Showtime documentary aims to present a more complex view of John Belushi, the tragically fated star of “Animal House,” “The Blues Brothers” and “S.N.L.,” beyond the stunts and hard partying.
Prof. Loretta J. Ross is combating cancel culture with a popular class at Smith College.
Woven into his new work at Petzel Gallery are lessons drawn from his own journey to art stardom, and from a year of Black grief.
A nominee for best new artist, from Argentina by way of Spain, is a singer and rapper with many voices.
In the dementia drama “The Father,” the 82-year-old actor turns in a career-capping performance and yet claims, “No acting required.”
With ‘Mank,’ America’s most famously exacting director tackles the movie he’s been waiting his entire career to make.
This Thanksgiving, none of our grandchildren will be at our table. But the pandemic winter still leaves room for the imagination.
After three decades, Joseph C. Thompson feels ready to let go (sort of).
Pamela Sneed’s book powerfully recalls the contributions and leadership of lesbians during the height of the AIDS crisis.
Caroline Kent’s canvases explore the power and limits of language — and challenge the modernist canon of abstraction.
Meet the voice-over actors who have played Yakko, Wakko, Dot and Pinky and the Brain for nearly 30 years.
Ina Garten, a.k.a. the Barefoot Contessa, has a loyal, diverse and growing fan base that follows her anywhere — even through quarantine and a Thanksgiving lockdown.
The star and co-creator of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” wryly explores adolescent angst, adult trauma and musical theater in a new memoir, “I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are.”
Tsitsi Dangarembga’s debut novel, “Nervous Conditions,” made her part of the African literary canon. Decades later, “This Mournable Body” has made her a contender for one of the world’s top book prizes.
Nikic, 21, became the first person with Down syndrome to conquer the grueling endurance race, offering lessons in perseverance and hope.
The choreographer Ephrat Asherie unveils her short film “UnderScored,” which pays homage to the history of the underground scene and its veterans.
After two stints as de facto director, Klaudio Rodriguez gets the top job, joining a growing group of Latino leaders of art museums.
Mr. Krebs’s government agency contradicted President Trump’s false claims that the election was rigged. At this point, Mr. Krebs, a former Microsoft executive, still has a job.
After a rugged childhood, Sash Simpson realized his dream last year when he opened a high-end restaurant. Within months, the pandemic struck.
The star, now 86, was looking for a personal connection to a script. Then along came her director son and the Netflix drama “The Life Ahead.”
Todd Haiman will often go for a hike outside of the city or visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for inspiration.
In his fourth memoir, “No Time Like the Future,” the actor and activist opens up about his newfound, uniquely upbeat brand of pessimism.
The director’s ambitious anthology series for Amazon and the BBC is his first film work about Black life in Britain. “I needed to understand myself, where I came from,” he said.
The 77-year-old guitarist talks about musicians who shaped him and how he learned to respond to critics as he releases his first live album in 30 years.