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Legendary 'Mad Man' George Lois on Matthew Weiner: "He's Full of Shit."

"The harm the show has done is that it’s made every fuckin' young person in the world think that that’s what the advertising world was like." More »
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Anne Pasternak and the Ascension of Public Art

Creative Time's 'Drifting in Daylight' opens this Friday in Central Park More »
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Iris Apfel Drops In & Drops Wisdom

"If I thought I was beautiful then I wouldn't have developed all these other things. I find beauty in being interesting and that's what I am: interesting." More »
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Liu Bolin: Hiding at The Standard

A special commission by "The Invisible Man" More »
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Keira Knightley on Why Rebellion Is What Life's All About

'The Imitation Game' actress talks pseudo-scandals, code breaking, and that other famous K.K. cover More »
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Eddie Redmayne on Kissing Etiquette and The Colorful Life of Acting

The English heartbreaker (and Oscar shoo-in) chats with The Standard about his new Stephen Hawking biopic More »
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Hello Mr. Dancy

'Hannibal' star Hugh Dancy shares the trick to a proper American accent More »
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Jumping JR

The French "photograffeur" joins forces with Woodkid and Lil' Buck to create an original work for the New York City Ballet. JR explains how it all came together. More »
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'I Bore Myself Listening to Myself'

Man-of-the-moment Benedict Cumberbatch goes deep with Standard Culture More »
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Smuggler's Blues

Writer and convicted hash kingpin Richard Stratton talks to Anthony Haden-Guest about smuggling in the '70s and his relationship with Norman Mailer. More »
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Lewis Lapham on the Allure of Smoking

In preparation for his talk at The Pen World Voices Festival, a lit-world legend discusses his life-long love affair with cigarettes. More »
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The Artful Life of Anne Pasternak

She sends horses galloping through Grand Central and art into outer space. A rousing interview with Creative Time's fearless leader. More »
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Davey Havok, Just Your Modern Day Renaissance Man

Singer, Broadway actor, clothing designer, and imminently published author. More »
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Captain Sully Checks in to The Standard, High Line

There's a hero in the house! The pilot who landed his plane on the Hudson talks travel, stardom, and his room with a view. More »
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Justin Time

Teddy Wayne's new novel offers a scathingly funny look inside the 'tween-pop industrial complex. More »
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Congrats to Benh Zeitlin on His Oscar Nomination!

We dished long and hard with the Beasts of The Southern Wild director back in August. Let's review, shall we? More »
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If the Shoe Fits ...

If you love ladies’ shoes, you love Nicholas Kirkwood, the latest Brit boy wonder to take the accessories world by storm. Kirkwood sat down with Standard Culture at his stunning boutique on Washington Street to explain how an English straight guy became the king of high heels. More »