There’s little more that I could ask for in the latest issue of Vogue. Not only is my ubergirlcrush/muse Lena Dunham gracing the cover, but her spread was photographed by the incomparable Annie Lebovitz.
“Since Girls launched in 2012, the 27-year-old Dunham has become to comic television roughly what Bob Dylan was to sixties folk: She’s not the first person to wield her form and her subject (middle-class postcollegiate life), but she does it with such unmatched skill, charisma, and vision that she’s now the genre’s uncontested master, the standard other people strive to reach. […] Dunham’s ability to speak for a hyperconnected generation rich in entitled ambition but poor in practical know-how has carved a trenchant cultural portrait; in her shadow, TV comedy has started seeming relevant again—and very cool.”
Read more of her piece by Nathan Heller, “Lena Dunham: The New Queen of Comedy’s First Vogue Cover” at Vogue.com