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Illustration of a man ready to carve a holiday turkey
Hosting

The Carver’s Handbook

16 essential tips to host, plate, and serve your best Thanksgiving dinner party yet.

Humor

The pleasure of selecting a coffin

Have you ever had the occasion to shop for a coffin? It needn’t be such a gloomy affair.

An illustration of a man in coattails and a top hat by Marc Luc in 1923
From the Archives

Glorifying the Gigolo

In the 1920s, Americans didn’t know what the term gigolo meant. The Marquis de La Falaise set out to change that.

Peter Frankopan, Historian
First Person

How Did We Get Here?

A renowned historian—and descendent of royalty—is concerned about the state of the world.

1920s French couple embracing. Could she be his mistress?
After Hours

A LOOK BACK: SECRETS OF A MISTRESS

When it comes to being the “other woman”, has anything really changed since the 1920s?

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Join us for the party