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Blog Post Archive

Thinking About Guns, Five Years After Newtown

Adam Gopnik on the persistence of gun violence in America, and the reluctance to legislate against it, five years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.

My Six Favorite Pop-Music Moments of 2017

Carrie Battan reviews her favorite pop-music moments from 2017, including Jay-Z’s “4:44” live performance and the end of the event album.

Estonia, the Digital Republic

Its government is virtual, borderless, blockchained, and secure. Has this tiny post-Soviet nation found the way of the future?

Thomas McGuane Reads "Riddle"

Deborah Treisman hosts Thomas McGuane on The Writer’s Voice podcast to read his story “Riddle,” from the November 13, 2017, issue of the magazine.

Notable Performances and Recordings of 2017

Alex Ross on the ten most notable performances and recordings of 2017, plus ten more, and the music book of the year.

New Yorkers Respond to a Botched Terrorist Attack

Nimal Eames-Scott and Carolyn Kormann report from New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal, where Akayed Ullah allegedly tried and failed to detonate a homemade explosive device.

Calling All Eye-Rollers: An Undeniable David Hockney Show at the Met

Andrea Scott on the survey of David Hockney at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which serves as a retort to those who dismiss his work as a guilty pleasure.

In Alabama, Roy Moore’s Supporters Rail at Establishment Republicans

Charles Bethea reports from a Roy Moore rally in Alabama, where Steve Bannon and others spoke out in defense of the Republican candidate for Jeff Sessions’s Senate seat.

Kristen Roupenian Reads “Cat Person”

Kristen Roupenian reads her story “Cat Person,” from the December 11, 2017, issue of the magazine.

Why “The Room” Is a Better Movie Than James Franco’s “The Disaster Artist”

James Brody reviews James Franco’s film “The Disaster Artist,”and discusses Tommy Wiseau’s cult movie “The Room,” the inspiration for Franco’s project.

Listening Booth: Barbara Hannigan’s “Crazy Girl Crazy”

Russell Platt on the Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan’s new album, “Crazy Girl Crazy.”

My Dad, the Car

He and I both dislike hills. We both wear expandable waistbands. We both provide running commentary on our gas levels.

Trump’s Desert-Island Sand Trap

Colin Tom draws a cartoon envisioning Donald Trump hitting a golf ball onto a desert-island sand trap.

Koch Brothers and N.R.A. Reach Timeshare Agreement Over Ownership of Paul Ryan

Andy Borowitz jokes that the Koch brothers and the N.R.A. reach an agreement on how best to share their ownership of House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Portrait of a Marriage: Julia Child Captured in Paul Child’s Shimmering Photographs

Cynthia Zarin on the photographs of Julia Child taken by her husband, Paul, and published in “France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child.”

Trump Marks a World AIDS Day Without Gays

Masha Gessen writes about Donald Trump’s statement on World AIDS Day, which omitted sympathy for gay people and drew parallels to his statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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