Anthony Rotunno is DuJour’s Features Director.
Portrait by Andy Eidelstein @phuckyodrawings.
From the Apple Store to the local bodega, no retailer is safe from an editor with a haggling habit
I am not a wealthy man. But I’m no penny-pincher, either. With an upbringing somewhere between “comfortable” and “cushy,” I really can’t recall an instance when I didn’t get what I wanted—including the American Girl doll, Molly, that I desperately coveted as an eight year-old boy. Like most Americans, I learned ... More
A debut novel examines the heartbreak of being in love with the ever-changing landscape of New York
You don’t find people who “like” New York. Its 305 square miles, packed with close to 9 million bodies, are the definition of polarizing. You either love it or you hate it. Those who choose the former often see ... More
The actor on the third season of “Schitt’s Creek” and making time to travel
If you haven’t been following the riches to rags story of the Roses, which unfolds via weekly episodes of PopTV’s ridiculously witty “Schitt’s Creek,” do yourself a favor and catch up. A Clampett family for the Real Housewives era, instead of “moving to Beverly (Hills that is),” the silver spoon-fed ... More
Our Features Director shares what he can’t live without right now
Chances are that if you know anyone who worked at a certain type of glossy magazine before the industry’s budgets were slashed to the point of sustaining little more than a room full of monkeys on typewriters, that person has, at least once, waxed poetically about "the perks." Expense accounts. ... More
The proprietors of eight of the world’s most beloved independent bookstores give their suggested titles
1. For me: “I’ve had copies of Revolutionary War–era newspapers like the Massachusetts Spy and the Boston Chronicle in my store before and I’d love to get my hands on another group of them. The history comes across differently than what you read in schoolbooks.” For you: “I recently appraised a ... More