Alyssa Shelasky

  1. life alla moda
    Designer Violante Nessi Adores Pasta, Hates Gyms“Only dogs like bones.”
  2. counter culture
    Ditch the To-Go Cup: How to Caffeinate Like an ItalianTalking all things espresso with the owner of Milanese café Sant Ambroeus.
  3. oui
    J’aime Tinder! A Dating Experiment in ParisBoy do the men there like to right-swipe.
  4. le nightlife
    French Women Don’t Get Wasted (and 8 Other Rules for Partying Like a Parisian)Do be the granddaughter of the Shah of Iran. Don’t do MDMA.
  5. Which Dish in Paris Is Better Than Sex? The first taste of a new macaron flavor — or an impossible question?
  6. true stories
    My Boyfriend, the Pot FarmerHe told me he worked in ‘sustainable agriculture.’
  7. true stories
    My Boyfriend Used a Penis PumpHe took out a contraption that looked almost like a bike-tire pump, with a small vacuumlike tube attachment.
  8. true stories
    ‘Is Your Crotch on Fire?’ 15 People on Unsafe SexBroken condoms, bad decisions, and awkward conversations.
  9. true stories
    My Boyfriend Went on a Spirit Quest and (Temporarily) Swore Off SexHis ayahuasca-cleansing experience requires giving up booze, drugs, pork, masturbation, and “exchange of bodily fluids.”
  10. 20 People on SextingSext and subtext: the stories behind the naked selfies.
  11. true stories
    My Two Nights Impersonating Anna Nicole Smith“I’m pretty sure some people thought I was a drag queen.”
  12. confessions
    20 People on Their Best Wedding HookupsAnd we don’t mean between the bride and groom.
  13. mating behavior
    Fucking on the First Date? How It Worked Out for 8 WomenAre the chances of relationship survival really the same, legs open or closed?
  14. smell ya later
    How I Turned My Persona Into the Perfect PerfumeIt involves a woman who knows exactly what I want to smell like.
  15. both sides of a love story
    True Stories: She’s Marrying Her Sorority Sister“I know, it’s the stuff wet dreams are made of.”
  16. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: The Virgin Who Became a Porno Rapper“I had friends fucking at their bar mitzvahs.”
  17. adventures in sex
    Sex With Sandy: Seven New Yorkers on How the Hurricane Tested Their Love LivesDeath-defying sex beneath midtown’s falling crane; ex sex; text sex.
  18. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: ‘I Took Him Hostage’Luke and River were wildly in love — and wildly reckless.
  19. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: ‘F*ck Him and Feed Him’Their first date was on Valentine’s Day. So was the last.
  20. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: He Dumped Her While Surrounded by DiapersShe was a successful engineer. He was a brainy jack-of-all-trades. They dated for a year.
  21. interview
    The Plastic Surgery DealerBeauty consultant Melinda Farina raises eyebrows.
  22. party chat
    Tyra Banks ‘Likes to Nibble,’ Always Eats Nigel Barker’s Dessert“I’m the only person at the [judges’] table who drinks. You need to drink to get through it!”