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Danielle Chapman Reads Zbigniew Herbert

Danielle Chapman joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Zbigniew Herbert’s poem “Mr. Cogito and a Poet of a Certain Age,” and her own poem “The Tavern Parlor.”

Just Announced: Blood Orange at This Year’s New Yorker Festival

Hua Hsu announces that Devonté Hynes, who performs under the name Blood Orange, will perform and speak at The New Yorker Festival on October 7th.

G.G.G vs. Canelo: One of Boxing’s Exceptionally Unsatisfying Conclusions

Kelefa Sanneh writes about the controversial result in the fight between Gennady (G.G.G.) Golovkin and Saúl (Canelo) Álvarez.

“Mother!”: Darren Aronofsky’s Thrilling, Horrifying, Nearly Unbelievable Satire of Fame

Richard Brody reviews Darren Aronofsky’s new film, “Mother!,” starring Javier Bardem, Jennifer Lawrence, Ed Harris, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Starbucks Drinks for a New America

Laura Beck jokes about new Starbucks drinks to reflect this era of existential doom, as North Korea threatens nuclear war and domestic affairs deteriorate.

The New Yorker Festival 2017 Spotlight: Substance, Style, and Sofia Coppola

Richard Brody announces that he will be interviewing the the filmmaker Sofia Coppola at this year’s New Yorker Festival.

Hillary Clinton Explains What Happened

In a long interview with David Remnick, Hillary Clinton makes her case that a Trump ally or allies colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to derail her election.

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Ignoble Laureate

Gavin Jacobson on the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who has remained silent about the military campaign against the Rohingya, a stateless ethnic minority in Myanmar.

The Fantasy of Trump’s Skills-Based Immigration Proposal

David Sax writes that the lofty rhetoric that surrounds Canada’s points-based immigration system contrasts with the reality on the ground.

Is Trump’s DACA Flip a Real Deal?

Jonathan Blitzer on Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer’s announcement that they had struck a deal with Donald Trump on DACA, and whether any real action will follow.

The Politics of Bernie Sanders’s “Medicare for All” Bill

John Cassidy on Bernie Sanders’s “Medicare for all” single-payer health-care bill, which is clearly aspirational but which signals Democrats’ leftward shift.

Weathering Hurricane Irma, with Gratitude and Relief

Andrew Boryga writes about sheltering in place in the small city of Hollywood, Florida, during Hurricane Irma.

An Eighty-Nine-Year-Old Escape Artist Trapped by Hurricane Irma

Daniel Gross speaks to James Randi, an elderly South Florida resident who rode out Hurricane Irma in a warehouse in Broward County.

Riding out Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida

Charles Bethea talks to a resident of Naples, Florida, as Hurricane Irma arrived in the city.

September 18, 2017

Reporting, Profiles, daily news, cultural coverage, podcasts, videos, and cartoons from The New Yorker.

Breakfast with Mike White

The writer-director behind “Brad’s Status” on what your reputation is worth.

Rostam Batmanglij Defines His Musical Identity

On the Vampire Weekend co-founder’s début solo album, “Half-Light,” he mingles elements of his American upbringing with the textures of his Iranian background.

A Bitcoin ATM Comes to a New York Deli

Coinsource persuaded the owner of Mario’s Gourmet Deli to give the new machine a try. 

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