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Blog Post Archive

I’m a Disruptor

Evan Waite and River Clegg write a humorous first-person piece about the life of a “disruptor.”

A Year of Donald Trump in the White House

Adam Gopnik writes about what having Donald Trump in the White House for a year has meant to democracy and the republic.

Breaking Ground

How a show-promotion team went from filling venues to building one.

Joseph Cornell’s Magnificent Boxes

An exhibit at the Met displays a Cubist masterpiece by Juan Gris beside the sculptures, by Cornell, that it inspired.

“The Final Year” and “A Fantastic Woman”

Anthony Lane reviews Greg Barker’s documentary about Obama-era diplomacy, and Sebastián Lelio’s drama about a transgender woman mourning her dead lover.

Repo Man

Frank Zappa swept pop, jazz, and modernist music into a raucous whole.

The Evolution of “Sesame Street” on HBO

Troy Patterson writes about recent seasons of “Sesame Street,” now broadcast on HBO, which feature new recurring characters such as Smartie the smartphone.

Just Google It

Sam Marlow provides an illustrated guide to all the questions that you should Google rather than asking others.

Chuck Schumer’s DACA Dilemma

John Cassidy writes about the angling that Republicans and Democrats are doing on immigration ahead of a possible government shutdown.

The End of the Awl and the Vanishing of Freedom and Fun from the Internet

Jia Tolentino on the blog site the Awl, which announced this week that it will cease operations at the end of January.

In Arresting an Immigrant-Rights Activist, ICE Shows Its New Power

Rozina Ali on the immigrant-rights activist Ravi Ragbir, who was apprehended by ICE last week and faces deportation.

White House Microwave Confirms That Trump Said “Shithole”

Andy Borowitz jokes that a microwave oven used in the Oval Office overheard President Trump say the word “shithole” last week.

When Barbie Went to War with Bratz

Jill Lepore on a legal battle over intellectual property that exposed a cultural battle over sex, gender roles, and the workplace.


“In the nineteenth century, / I’d have found a medium, / a knocking table, a crystal ball.”

Improving Workplace Culture, One Review at a Time

Lizzie Widdicombe on the jobs site Glassdoor, which aims to upend corporate power dynamics by emphasizing transparency. 

Uptown, a Marble Ruin Sits Alongside an Auto-Body Shop

In Inwood, a scaled-down marble replica of the Arc de Triomphe is the only surviving element of Seaman’s Folly.

“High Maintenance”: An Anthology Show That Really Works

Emily Nussbaum on the TV-show format that has gained popularity but isn’t always very good. 

Shakespeare, Off the Cuff

Juliet was based on my former downstairs neighbor Carla. And, before you ask, Carla did not commit suicide. (Laughs)

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