Jacket by Dsquared2. Bodysuit by Michael Kors Collection.
Exit Poll is a series exploring the good, bad, and outright deranged films and events our editors are attending.
Julio Torres didn’t rise to fame so much as he levitated. Several years after moving to New York from El Salvador, the eccentric comedian brought his cosmic outlook to Saturday Night Live , where, as a writer, he quickly transcended the show with instant-classic sketches like “ Wells for Boys,” “Papyrus,” and “The Actress.” That surrealist streak also informs Los Espookys , the HBO comedy he co-created and stars in, and My Favorite Shapes , the hour-long special for the same network that introduces the world to the inner lives of his most precious possessions. This Halloween month, we consulted the spookiest self-described Space Prince to share his thoughts on a few topics chosen at semi-random
When I first meet Adrianne Lenker at a café in Park Slope, she’s sketching a tree in charcoal, pencil flowing freely along its winding arms. Perhaps she had been working on it for a while, or maybe the setting, a half-mile from the leafy Prospect Park, struck a chord. After all, her band, Big Thief, has roots in Brooklyn, though Lenker’s are scattered throughout the American heartland
Scarlett Sabet’s poetry is felt three-fold when she performs it. The written words aren’t the same when she says them; they are trance-like, told as if from memory
All Clothing and Accessories: Michael Kors Collection. Since storming the fashion world at 14, Ruby Aldridge has flexed an ambition that goes far beyond the catwalk.
All Clothing and Accessories: Michael Kors Collection.
All Clothing and Accessories: Michael Kors Collection. Issa Lish isn’t a rising star so much as a soaring rocket—or maybe a UFO. Growing up in Mexico City, the model was teased for her Japanese heritage, while her otherworldly looks earned her the nickname “Issa Alien.” But her appearance worked in her favor when, at the age of 14, while working in her father’s sushi restaurant, Lish was discovered by an agent.
Jacket by Givenchy. Jeans (worn throughout) by Saint Laurent By Anthony Vaccarello
All Clothing and Accessories: Michael Kors Collection. For the artist Misha Kahn, less is a bore. Known for his maximal, playful furniture-as-sculpture , the RISD graduate has been making the most of the most in his exhibitions—from Friedman Benda in New York to the Dallas Contemporary—since he was first featured in the Museum of Modern Art’s NYC Makers biennial in 2014